DAY 1: Journey to Ercan/Cyprus
(turkish part) and transfer to the hotel
DAY 2: Kyrenia – the heritage of the crusaders
After breakfast, we will head for Kyrenia, one of the most attractive towns on the northern coast of Cyprus. First, we will view the impressive harbour fort. This imposing structure dominates the entire harbour area. Then we will visit St. Hilarion Castle, one of the best-known crusader castles in the Mediterranean region. After this, we will move on to Bellapais to visit the monastery, Bellapais Abbey. Overnight stay in the Kyrenia area.
DAY 3: Kyrenia — the day is yours to enjoy as you wish
Today you will be able to just lie back and relax. You can enjoy the amenities of your hotel, take a break beside the pool or treat yourself to a visit to the relaxing world of the traditional steam bath. in addition to a leisurely stroll along the beach, you will have the chance to explore additional natural and cultural treasures in the vicinity. Enrich your many holiday memories with further fantastic impressions.
DAY 4: Nicosia – the capital between two worlds
The Cypriot capital Nicosia presents another highlight of our journey. The largest city in Cyprus is now, Following the fall of the Berlin Wall, the last divided capital in Europe. We will discover a unique Oriental ambience in the historic old town with the Girne gate, the Osman caravansary and the Selimiye Mosque. Then we will travel onwards to Turkey for the second part of our round trip. Transfer to the airport and flight to Antalya. Overnight stay in the Antalya area.
DAY 5: Taurus Mountains and Pamukkale
(UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Today we will be travelling over the Taurus Mountains in the direction of the Aegean. After passing nomadic settlements and constantly changing natural landscapes, we will reach the UNESCO World Heritage Site Pamukkale. The ancient greeks and romans knew and valued the healing powers of the hot mineral waters flowing over the snow-white travertines. Pamukkale (“Cotton Castle”) owes its names to the layers of white calcium carbonate deposited in the form of terraces. Overnight accommodation in a spa hotel in Pamukkale.
DAY 6: Hierapolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
You will be fascinated by the sensational excavations at Hierapolis as well as by the world-famous necropolis of antiquity. We will enjoy the magnificent view of the travertines and the Meandros Valley from the ancient theatre. Moving on through the Byzantine gate, we will reach the imposing street lined with pillars which, with its stores, the agora and the thermal baths, was the heart of the city in ancient times. During our return to Antalya, we will have the chance to watch as carpets are made with the fascinating craftsmanship which has been practised for centuries when we visit a traditional carpet workshop at an altitude of 1,300 m. you will be astonished at the diversity, styles and brilliant colours of these hand-tied rugs. Overnight accommodation in the Antalya region.
DAY 7: Antalya – the picturesque old town
Today we will turn our attention to Antalya. The capital city of the Mediterranean region offers a broad spectrum of cultural historical sights and natural beauty. After an extensive city tour, we will visit the old town of Antalya. The labyrinthine streets and alleys, rich in bougainvillea, and the well-tended Turkish mansions of the old town exude an incomparable aura of Mediterranean life. Inspired by the major craft traditions of Turkey, we will then visit jewellery and leather workshops where you will not only learn about the manual production techniques but also have the opportunity to acquire a personal holiday souvenir. Overnight stay in the Antalya region.
DAY 8: Homeward journey
Transfer to airport and return flight.

 

 

  Cyprus - Turkey    SEK NOK GBP
  Culture and Dinner Package        
  Price 169 € 1.600 SEK 1.540 NOK 140 GBP
  Explorer package        
  4x lunchtime meals        
  trip to Famagusta (incl. lunch)        
  trip to the waterfalls of Antalya        
  trip to the sand sculptures        
  Whirling dervishes show        
  Gala evening with entertainment and dinner        
  Price total 199 € 1.900 SEK 1.800 NOK 150 GBP

 

 

Cyprus / Turkey Tour prices;

 

  Airport - Hotel - Airport Transfer   19.-€
  Cultural Bus Tour(airconditioned buses)   135.-€
  7 Day Accommodation in 4-5 Star Hotels   315.-€
  7x Breakfast Buffet   105.-€