Door 2 Tour

Coach Holidays, Escorted Tours & Events

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Northern Cyprus

Europe
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TTRAFECYK

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

​Warm hospitality, bursts of sunshine and fascinating history are on tap as you explore this delightful island from your seafront hotel. Discover once-flourishing ancient cities, picturesque harbours, insightful museums and mysterious monasteries.

​Warm hospitality, bursts of sunshine and fascinating history are on tap as you explore this delightful island from your seafront hotel. Discover once-flourishing ancient cities, picturesque harbours, insightful museums and mysterious monasteries.

PRICE FROM ? £829 per person
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What's Included

  • Return flights from Heathrow with British Airways
  • 7 nights half-board in a 4-star hotel
  • 16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners 
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
  • ​Tour of Nicosia, capital of Cyprus
  • Visit the Karpas Peninsula, an area of stunning natural beauty​

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK/Larnaca
  • ​Depart on your flight to Larnaca, transferring on arrival to your hotel. Located in the suburbs of Kyrenia Town, you'll find the famous harbour and castle within walking distance, whilst the hotel's beach is a great place to relax.​
  • DAY 2 Kyrenia
  • ​Join your Local Guide on an optional tour of Kyrenia town and Bellapais. First stop is the Shipwreck Museum housed in Kyrenia Castle. Here you can view one of the oldest trade ships in the world whose remains were only discovered in the 1960s after the vessel had lain on the seabed for more than 2,000 years.

    Your tour continues with visits to the Lusignan Dungeon, the Joanna L'Alema's Prison and the Neolithic Age Museum. Enjoy free time to take lunch before visiting Bellapais Monastery and the house of the expatriate novelist and poet Lawrence Durrell.​

  • DAY 3 Nicosia – Divided Capital
  • ​Today you'll visit the capital of Cyprus on our included excursion to Nicosia, a city split in two by the 'Green Line' dividing the Turkish and the Greek Cypriot communities. Sightseeing highlights include St Sophia Cathedral and the Kyrenia Gate. Lunch is included and you may also choose to cross the border to South Cyprus.

    Your tour ends with a visit to the House of the Dragoman, who acted as an interpreter between the Christian population and the Ottoman governor. This mansion is one of the most important examples of the region's urban architecture in the 18th century​.

  • DAY 4 Salamis and Famagusta
  • ​Join our optional excursion to Famagusta and Salamis, beginning with a visit to St Barnabas Monastery and the Church of St Barnabas. From here, visit the ancient city of Salamis, before taking lunch in a local restaurant. This afternoon you'll visit the old town of Famagusta where you will see the walls that surround the city. You'll also visit St Nicholas Cathedral, the Venetian Palace and the Dungeon of Namik Kemal.​
  • DAY 5 Karpas Peninsula
  • ​Today we'll journey to the eastern tip of the island. See the Sipahi Basilica before enjoying a traditional lunch. Next you'll explore the Apostolos Andreas Monastery and the Golden Beach, the prime nesting site for marine turtles​.
  • DAY 6 West Coast
  • Spend a further day at leisure or join our half-day optional excursion to the west coast to discover the Vuoni Ruins, the 15th century St Mama's Monastery and Guzelyurt, which is famous for its lush citrus groves.
  • DAY 7 Kyrenia
  • ​Spend time at leisure today. You might choose to enjoy the facilities at your hotel or relax the beach.​
  • DAY 8 Larnaca/UK
  • ​Today you'll fly back to the UK. ​

    Please note: We're always reviewing our tours. That’s why from 2019 Kyrenia & Bellapais Monastery excursion is included. On the other hand, lunch on day 4 is not included, so you can experience eating out. Please note as well you'll be accommodated at the 4-star Hotel Sempati in a balcony and sea view room. 

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Accommodation

    • Vuni Palace Hotel
    • The locally rated 5-star Vuni Palace Hotel is located right on the coast in the beautiful town of Kyrenia. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, terrace, Irish pub, casino, private man-made beach, outdoor and indoor swimming pool (outdoor pool typically open Apr-Oct), and sauna. Bedrooms feature private facilities, balcony, mini-bar, TV, safe and hairdryer.
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Optional Excursions

  • ​Historic Kyrenia and the village of Bellapais
  • Visit ancient ruins at Vuoni and the citrus groves of Guzelyurt
  • Tour of Famagusta and the ancient city of Salamis​
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Further Information

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