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Full-day Famagusta, Varosha, and Salamis Tour from Paphos

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    Stop At: Salamis, Famagusta 99450 Cyprus

    Visit the ancient Kingdom of Salamis built in the 12 Century BC by the Greeks, where we will visit the ancient theater and the gymnasium.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Ghost Town Famagusta, Famagusta Cyprus

    Our next stop is the city of Famagusta with its Gothic churches, which is surrounded by the Venetian walls. There will be free time in the city to visit the Cathedral of Saint Nicolaos built in the year 1312 and converted in 1570 into a mosque, as well as time for shopping and lunch (lunch not included in the price).

    Before we depart for Paphos we will drive past the “Ghost City – Varosi” to see the ghost city, the abandoned houses and hotels, closed behind wire since 1974, and admire the best sandy beaches of the island.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum, Salamis-Famagusta Road, Famagusta Cyprus

    the monastery of Saint Barnabas, built originally in the 5th century and now converted into a museum housing icons and archaeological artifacts. We will also see the tomb of Saint Barnabas.

    Duration: 45 minutes
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    Reviewed 12 July 2019

    Definitely worth to go. Thanks to the team, felt looked after and really enjoyed experience :) definitely will use their service again!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank unaadamane
    Reviewed 9 July 2019

    Years since was last in Cyprus and saw most places but not Famagusta which my friend & I decided for our last day there. Pick up was prompt & transfer to main coach very smooth. Guide was full of information while en route, so much...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank HeatherKJ
    Reviewed 21 June 2019

    Very well organised tour with interesting commentary from the guide. Enough time to see the main highlights of the tour and in Famagusta. At no time did you feel herded around like you do on some tours. The only negative was that the clients were...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Gegsbloke
    Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

    Such a sad trip albeit so interesting especially as it is within living memory. A well presented trip and well worth doing. To have a country divided by a buffer zone is awful. So many lives affected when it happened and still missing persons. Gives...More

    5  Thank paulbirtwistle7
    qualidaytour, General Manager at Qualiday By Ruslan Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

    Thank you for your comments which 100% true. Famagusta it was the jewel of Cyprus back in 60's but now is a ghost city! and Nicosia is the last divided capital in Europe!

    Reviewed 19 November 2018

    Our coach left Paphos at 7.50 with some passengers already on board having been picked up at 7.10 from Coral Beach. We made a coffee stop before reaching the border and the time consuming process of passport checks. All passports were collected, taken from the...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank binonatrip
    qualidaytour, General Manager at Qualiday By Ruslan Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

    Dear Customer , Thank you for sharing with us your comments with us. Although is long day trip is worthy since you experience among other, the only idle city of Varosia.

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    Response from Gegsbloke | Reviewed this property |
    We were staying on the Tomb of Kings Road and they picked us up from the layby opposite McDonald's. Very punctual too.Taken to the Bus/Coach station and then boarded the big coach and off we went.
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