A Full-day Bus Excursion from Protaras, Ayia Napa & Larnaca.
Summer (1 April – 5 Nov)Monday Wednesday and Sunday
Winter (6 Nov – 31 March) Wednesday
CHILDREN 2 – 12 YEARS – HALF PRICE
INFANTS UP TO 24 MONTHS – FREE.
Join us for a bus trip to the ‘Ghost Town’ of Famagusta.
The town lies on the eastern side of the Island, trapped in a time-warp since the Turkish invasion in Cyprus, of 1974. On our way to Famagusta we stop at the church of Saint Barnabas, the founder of the Cypriot Orthodox Church, where you will have the chance to visit the tomb of Saint Barnabas who was martyred in the area in 52 AD. To book this tour online please go to our new website: https://guestisland.com/
Our trip continues with a visit to the ancient city-kingdom of Salamis, founded right after the Trojan War by the archer Teucer who came from the Greek island of Salamis. Time will be given for a guided tour around the archeological site which includes a beautiful ancient Greek theatre. A €6,00 per person entrance fee is charged for these two sites (St Barnabas & Salamis) only cash and to be paid on the day of the excursion – not included in the price of the excursion.
We also stop at the Golden Beach for a swim – so please bring your swimsuits, towels and suntan lotion.
We then drive to Famagusta where free time will be given for lunch (optional extra) and sightseeing. During your free time there, a walk around the old town within the Venetian Walls and a visit to the Gothic Church of Saint Nicholas is highly recommended! On our way back we drive close to the ‘Ghost Town’, the sealed-off area of Famagusta.
MEALS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
NOTE: Passports or National ID Cards (only EU citizens are allowed to use their National ID Cards) are needed when booking and on the day of the trip! To Book this trip online please go to https://guestisland.com/
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(Those from Larnaca hotels are to take the local bus service
and meet the excursion coach near Ormideia)
Passports are required for this excursion
• Trip runs on Monday Wednesday and Sunday (summer 12.6 – 5.11) Enter the border through Strovilia (Vrisoulles) checkpoint
• Guiding in the archaeological site of Salamis and St Barnabas museum and tomb – A one off entrance charge of €6,00 per person includes both sites (children under 12 free) to enter these sites – not included in the price of the excursion (inc. ancient Greek theatre, baths, gymnasium) – Approx 45 mins each site.
• Free time for a swim at the Golden Beach
• Free time for lunch (not included in price) and shopping in Famagusta
(approx. 2 hours)
PASSPORT OR EUROPEAN UNION ID CARD NEEDED FOR THIS TRIP TO NORTH CYPRUS