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

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Activity provider: TUI Cyprus Ltd

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

Activity provider: TUI Cyprus Ltd

From US$ 57.09 per person

Discover the best of Cyprus on an 8-hour tour. Visit the Kourion archeological site and Omodos village. Taste local wines and stop to enjoy lunch.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
• Pickup is provided from select hotels in Paphos. You are required to contact the local partner to confirm your pickup location and time at least 48 hours before excursion date • Please arrive at the pickup point 15-minutes before pickup time

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ancient Kourion archeological site
  • Discover Kolossi, a Crusader-era castle
  • Visit a winery and sample some of the local wines
Full description

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.

Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch with a glass of local wine
  • Local wine tasting
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum numbers apply: there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough participants. If this occurs, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for anyone with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. The tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • The duration is approximate, as the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Tours operate subject to favorable weather conditions. If the tour is canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • To enter places of worship and selected museums proper dress is required. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Both men and women must have their knees and shoulders covered. You risk refused entry if you fail to comply.
  • Please note that the operational program is subject to change
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Our tour guide and driver were lovely. The winery was first class and the owner himself made us all very welcome. His wine and nibbles were delicious. This was followed by an awesome Cypriot meal in a mountain village. Would have been handy for a pick up at Akrotiri as we had a 45 minute drive to start the trip. Kolossi castle, (the first stop) was only 15 mins away. The driver was accommodating on the way home and dropped us off. However, Well worth the money for a wonderful taste of Cyprus. Would definitely use this company again next time I come to visit my daughter.

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March 9, 2019

October 22, 2019

Very interesting

So much history and historical sites Would come back again to paphos and explore leisurely

October 20, 2018

Product ID: 132288