Departs: Tuesdays and Fridays, from May to October
• Full day guided excursion to north Cyprus.
• All entrance fees.
• Cross the UN Buffer zone.
• Additional stops & free time.
• Fully insured and licensed vehicles to cross the UN Buffer Zone.
• Visits include : St Hillarion Castle, Kyrenia, Bellapais Abbey, Castle & Harbour.
This VIP tour to the North, takes you to the pretty harbour town of Kyrenia and allows you to explore the historic sights in this area.
Cross the UN buffer zone into the North and wind your way through the stunning scenery of the Pendadaktylos mountains. Visit the haunting ruins of the castle of St Hillarion before winding down the hills towards Kyrenia.
Explore Kyrenia Castle, which has a long and tumultuous past. Captured by King Richard the Lionheart it was then sold on to the Knights Templar. The existing castle is a 16th century Venetian building set on a crusader fortification dating back to the 11th century. Set inside it's walls are a 12th century chapel and the interesting shipwreck museum. Enjoy some free time at the harbour where you can get some lunch or explore the town.
The next stop is Bellapais Abbey where you can explore the ruins of the 13th century monastery. Set 220 metres above sea level, this dramatic building has amazing views of the coastline.
7.45am - 8.20pm: Hotel pick up from Protaras and Ayia Napa resort
8.20am - 9.30am: Drive to and pick up from Larnaca resort
9.30am - 11.00am: Drive to Nicosia & cross border at Ayios Dometios
11.15am - 12.30pm: Drive to and guided visit to St. Hillarion Castle
12.30pm - 12.50pm: Drive to Kerynia harbour
12.50pm - 1.30pm: Guided visit to Kerynia Castle with shipwreck museum
1.30pm - 2.30pm: Free time in Kerynia harbour for lunch
2.30pm - 3.30pm: Drive to and visit Bellapais Abbey
3.30pm - 4.30pm: Drive back to Nicosia and cross the border at Ayios Dometios
4.30pm - 5.10pm: Drive back and Hotel drop off in Larnaca resorts
5.10pm - 6.00pm: Hotel drop off in Ayia Napa and Protaras resorts
* subject to weather conditions.
Departure Location: Protaras, Ayia Napa and Larnaca.
Departs: Tuesdays and Fridays, from May to October.
Duration: 6.5 hours
Hotel Pick up: Starts at 7.45am from hotels in Protaras, Ayia Napa and Larnaca. Your exact pick up time will be advised upon confirmation.
• Age Restrictions and Pricing: Adults over 16 only.
• Valid passport is required
• All indicated times are approximate and subject to change.
• Itinerary of excursion is subject to change due to weather conditions.
Dress Code/What to Bring: Please bring your passport, you'll need to present it when crossing the border. A visa is not required.
Child Policy: Over 16's only on this tour.
Departs: Summer schedule coming soon
Cost: €70 per adult.
Itineraries operate subject to weather conditions. Itineraries may change without prior notice. Prices given on this site are a guide only and may change with exchange rate fluctuations. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Exact pick up time will be confirmed upon booking. Cancellation fees may apply. When visiting religious sites, legs and arms must be covered. Food and drinks are not provided unless specified in the tour description.