KYRENIA, NORTH CYPRUS

Explore Ancient Roman cities, Crusader castles
and Byzantine churches

Throughout the millennia the island of Cyprus has been of great political importance and was invaded many times. Romans, Persians, Crusaders and Venetians all left their legacy on the island. Currently divided following the Turkish invasion of 1974 and with numerous failed attempts at reunification Cyprus nevertheless remains one of the Mediterranean’s most popular islands.

The ancient sites of the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus include the Roman port of Salamis, the Persian palace of Vouni and Greek Soli. Medieval Cyprus is represented by Crusader castles, a Venetian castle picturesquely situated at the end of the harbour and the pretty ruins of the Abbey of Bellapais. An included excursion programme visits many of the main sites and optional excursions include a visit to the stunningly located Crusader castle of Kantara and the ancient sites of Vouni and Soli, visiting Güzelyurt en route.

Key Features

Cultural Tour
Jules Verne Sightseeing
No Single Supplement
Local Expert Guide 
Group Size: 5 - 25

 

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A lunch and dinner at Kyrenia Harbour, a special dinner at Bellapais Abbey and a lunch by the beach at Salamis.

It delivered everything I wanted, I thoroughly enjoyed it and will be booking with Jules Verne again.

Lesley Smith
Kyrenia North Cyprus

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Day 1 Fly from your chosen airport. Transfer to your chosen hotel for seven nights. (D)

Day 2 Full-day tour visiting the dramatically sited St. Hilarion Castle, romantic Bellapais Abbey and Kyrenia Castle situated on the harbour. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Full-day tour of ancient Salamis and Famagusta, visiting St. Nicholas' Cathedral, Othello's Tower and the old city walls, returning to Kyrenia via the monastery of St. Barnabas. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Old city half-day tour of Nicosia, visit St. Sophia Cathedral, the covered bazaar, a caravanserai and Whirling Dervishes Museum. (B, D)

Day 5 Optional full-day tour visiting Güzelyurt and the historical sites of Soli and Vouni, lunch included (£40). (B, D)

Day 6 Optional visit to the magnificently sited Crusader castle of Kantara with its stunning views, lunch included (£40). (B, D)

Day 7 Day at leisure. (B, D)

Day 8 Return flight. (B)

  • Key
  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner
 

Notes

Optional excursions are subject to minimum numbers so should be pre-booked.

On Days 2 & 6 visits to the castles involve steep climbs with many steps and uneven ground.

2019

Mondays
per person in a twin/double room
Nostalgia Hotel
British Airways from Heathrow

Date Price
April 8 £1125
April 29 £1095
May 13 £945
June 10 £995
June 24 £895
September 9 £945
September 16 £945
September 23 £945
September 30 £1045
October 7 £1045
October 14 £1045
October 28 £1045
November 11 £925
November 25 £945
December 23 £1145
December 30 £1145
No Single Supplement

(limited dates/availability)

Solo Group Departure

30 September, 25 November and 30 December 2019

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

Nostalgia Hotel
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Limited availability, on these dates:
Mar 18, Jun 10, Sep 9 & 23, Nov 11

Single supplement £60

Accommodation Upgrades

Onar Village £40
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Limited availability, on these dates:
Mar 18, Jun 10, Sep 9 & 23 Nov 11

Single supplement £70

Flight Options

British Airways Club Europe from £385
Turkish Airlines from Manchester to Ercan Apr-Oct 14 (via Istanbul) £25 

Optional Excursions

Guzelyurt, Soli & Vouni Tour £40
Crusader Castle of Kantara £40

Extension Options

Extension - Secret North Cyprus
(available on Mar 18, Sep 9, Oct 14)
Nostalgia Hotel
7 nights 
£595 
Single supplement £60
Onar Village £40
Single supplement £70

Extra nights - Kyrenia
Nostalgia Hotel (per night) £40
(Feb-Mar £30)

Single supplement £10
Onar Village (per night) £45 (Feb-Mar £35)
Single supplement £10
Arrival or departure transfer add £50

Privately Guided

Add £595 per person

Independent Arrival

Save £250 
Arrival transfer add £50
Departure transfer add £50

Price Includes
Air travel and taxes, transfers, 7 nights' accommodation, half board and 2 lunches, itinerary as described, services of guides and local representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included
Travel insurance, optional excursions, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

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