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Explore Famagusta

Every Tuesday - Paphos & Limassol
famagusta tour

Excursion Details

Cross the UN buffer zone into the northern part of the island and discover the North's most famous historical treasures, the ancient city of Salamis, Famagusta Old Town and the abandoned city of Varosha. We'll journey on to the ancient Hellenistic city of Salamis built in the 12th century BC, unravelling for about a mile along the shore, with it's ruined temples, amazing theatre and gymnasium. Venture within the city walls to explore Famagusta and wander around the old town with its Venetian Castle, Othello's Tower and St. Nicholas cathedral. Then, it's the highlight of our tour, we'll take a guided walk through the recently opened to the public ghost town of Varosha - the once-bustling holiday resort which remained sealed behind barbed wire since the Turkish invasion of 1974.


  • 07:30 – 08:25  Pick up from Paphos hotels only
  • 08:25 – 09:25  Drive to and pick up guests from Limassol resort
  • 09:25 – 10:15  Drive to Skarinou for a coffee break (coffee not included)
  • 10:15 – 11:30  Drive to Strovilia check point (passport control required)
  • 11:30 – 12:45  Drive to and visit Salamis City ruins
  • 12:45 – 15:15  Drive to Famagusta old town - guided tour to St. Nicholas Cathedral and then free time for lunch (lunch not included)
  • 15:15 – 16:00  Short guided walk of recently opened Varosha with stop at the famous Constantia beach
  • 16:00 – 17:50  Cross the check point and drive to Skarinou for a short coffee break
  • 17:50 – 19:30  Drive back to resorts and drop off guests to Limassol and Paphos hotels

Schedule & Price

Average duration: 11 hrs

Operating: Every Tuesday

Price from Paphos: Adult €55 • Child €30 (ages 3-12)

Price from Limassol: Adult €60 • Child €35 (ages 3-12)

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