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From Paphos: Guided tour of Limassol with Rock of Aphrodite

1. From Paphos: Guided tour of Limassol with Rock of Aphrodite

Your first stop will be the ancient Greek city-kingdom of Kourion which dates to the 10th century BC. You will see the many excavations including the complex of Eustolios and admire the magnificent amphitheater with its spectacular views over Episkopi Bay. Continue with a stop at Kolossi and the medieval castle, a former Crusader stronghold free time and optional visit the Castle ( entrance fees not included in the price). From there, drive to Limassol arriving in the old town, close to the medieval castle, Limassol Marina, and the market area where you will have free time for exploring, shopping and lunch (not included). On the way back stop at the Rock of Aphrodite where, according to legend, the Goddess of Love and Beauty was born from the waves .

From Paphos: Cyprus Through the Ages Tour w/ Lunch and Wine

2. From Paphos: Cyprus Through the Ages Tour w/ Lunch and Wine

Rural Cyprus is at your fingertips on this whistle-stop tour. Explore geological formations, archaeological sites, and characteristic villages like Fini and Omodos. Get a taste of local flavors during a tavern lunch and head to a winery for a tasting. The morning kicks off with the first stop at Petra tou Romiou for photographs (available only for those coming from Paphos town and Aphrodite Hills Resort). Aphrodite’s mythical birthplace is a geological formation of huge rocks along one of the coastlines on the island. Continue to Kourion, one of the most impressive archaeological sites on the island. It’s classic Greco-Roman, with a half-moon of seats facing out to sea. Kolossi Castle is the next stop. This Crusader-era castle is surrounded by flowering plants and a pretty courtyard. Hop back on the bus and head to Fini where lunch will be served at a local tavern. Later, stop at the mountain-ringed village of Omodos where you will have a guided walk through the village. To round off your trip, you'll have the opportunity to taste traditional Cyprus wine in a local winery before heading back to the resorts.

From Paphos: Love Cyprus Day Tour

3. From Paphos: Love Cyprus Day Tour

Rural Cyprus is at your fingertips on this whistle-stop tour. The morning commences with the first stop in Petra tou Romiou for photographs. Aphrodite's mythical birthplace, "Petra tou Romiou", is an interesting geological formation of gigantic rocks with one of the most beautiful coasts on the island. Afterwards, you will continue with a visit to Kourion, one of the most impressive archaeological sites on the island. It is classical Greek-Roman, with a half-moon shape of seats facing the sea. Kolossi Castle is the next stop. This medieval castle is surrounded by flowering plants and a lovely courtyard. The next stop is the mountain village of Omodos where you will have a guided stroll into the village and free time will be given for lunch. You will also have the opportunity to taste traditional Cypriot wine in a local vineyard before returning to the resorts.

Discover Heritage of Cyprus: Private Tour from Limassol

4. Discover Heritage of Cyprus: Private Tour from Limassol

Embark on a captivating full-day private tour from Limassol, delving into Cyprus’s rich heritage and historical treasures. Your day begins with convenient pickup, setting the stage for an immersive exploration of the island’s past and culture. First, venture to the remarkable Ancient Kourion, an archaeological site that transports you back in time. Marvel at the well-preserved ruins of this ancient city, including its breathtaking amphitheater and intricate mosaics, offering a glimpse into the daily life of its inhabitants. Continue your journey to the charming village of Omodos, where tradition and culture come alive. Stroll through its cobblestone streets, admire its quaint architecture, and discover its historic Monastery of the Holy Cross. Immerse yourself in the village’s warm atmosphere and its rich heritage. Before returning to Limassol, experience the medieval legacy of Cyprus as you explore the impressive Kolossi Castle.

Limassol: Private Shore Excursion Kolossi & Omodos Wine Tour

5. Limassol: Private Shore Excursion Kolossi & Omodos Wine Tour

Enjoy a relaxing drive through the vineyards and orchards of the Phassouri citrus groves, to Kolossi Castle, built by the Crusaders in the 13th century. This well preserved building, stands three stories tall. The day begins with the first visit to the main historical attraction of this area, the Kolossi Castle, built by the Crusaders in the 13th century. This well preserved building, stands three stories tall. Next you will travel to the village of Agios Amvrosios to visit the Zambartas Winery. You will enjoy a guided tour of the winery and then given the chance to try several more wines such as: Xinisteri, Maratheftiko red, Cabernet Franc, Lefkadha Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Epikourios and Shiraz. The drive takes us to one of the most beautiful and picturesque old villages in Cyprus, Omodhos village, which is still preserved in its original state. The tour offers an exploration to the monastery of the Holly Cross with its excellent wood carving and old icons. Also, see the wine press “Linos” restored in an old house and visit some of the local houses to feel the date of their birth, stroll through the narrow streets and local shops famous for their vitraux and handmade pieces of traditional stained glass. You can explore the the village square to enjoy the serenity of its surroundings and rest at the coffee shop of the square, to have our refreshments before returning to Limassol port.

From Nicosia: Limassol, Kolossi & Kourion Full-Day Tour

6. From Nicosia: Limassol, Kolossi & Kourion Full-Day Tour

Being the island’s maritime capital, Limassol possesses the main commercial and business port as well as an exclusive, recently built, modern marina. This vibrant and lively city has something for every taste; significant archaeological treasures, interesting shopping spots and countless dining options. On the way to Kourion, Kolossi castle is a fine example of military architecture dating back to the 13th century. Kourion was one of the island’s most important city-kingdoms in antiquity. Significant remains that can be viewed at the site are the magnificent Greco-Roman theatre and the fine mosaic floors in the ‘House of Eustolios’, the ‘House of Achilles’ and the ‘House of the Gladiators’, as well as the remains of the Roman Agora, the sumptuous public baths and the imposing early Christian cathedral of the city.

Cyprus’s History and Charm: Full-DayPrivate Tour from Paphos

7. Cyprus’s History and Charm: Full-DayPrivate Tour from Paphos

Experience a captivating private full-day tour from Paphos unveiling Cyprus’s historical and natural treasures. Your journey begins with convenient pickup, setting the stage for exploration. Visit Ancient Kourion for archaeological marvels, Kolossi Castle for medieval history, and Limassol’s vibrant cityscape. Capture the allure of Aphrodite’s Rock Viewpoint and immerse in local culture. Local professional guide, comfortable transport, and a curated itinerary ensure an immersive exploration of Cyprus’s heritage and landscapes.

Discover Paphos: A Journey Through Time Private Tour

8. Discover Paphos: A Journey Through Time Private Tour

Embark on a captivating full-day private tour unveiling Paphos’s historical treasures. Begin with a convenient pickup in Paphos and delve into the enigmatic Tombs of the Kings Ave, revealing intricate burial practices. Explore the formidable Paphos Castle’s stone walls and waterfront views. Visit Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, alive with Roman villas and mosaics. Unveil the secrets of the Archaeological Site of Palaepaphos, a sanctuary of Aphrodite. Discover Kourion’s amphitheater and Aphrodite’s Rock Viewpoint’s allure. Connect spiritually at the Temple of Apollo Hylates and explore Kolossi Castle’s medieval history. Accompanied by a local tour guide and comfortable transportation, this private tour promises an immersive journey into Paphos’s captivating heritage.

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What people are saying about Kolossi Castle

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 33 reviews

It was really lovely for the price. The guide lady spoke very well English and told us all we needed to know. Great 2 hours in Limassol so we have had lots of time to eat and just enjoy our free time. Lovely places to see especially Aphrodite’s Rock. Really recommend it!

It was a great tour,Sofia our guide was amazing,explained everything with a lot of knowledge and smiling all the time.everything went according to plan with enough time for lunch and souvenirs

Excellent tour and Eva was the perfect guide combining easy to understand and insightful knowledge with boundless enthusiasm.

The guide had excellent historical knowledge and she ensured we were clear on all arrangements.

i likes all the places we stopped and the lady guide knew lits of stuff