Kykkos Monastery & Κakopetria

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About Kykkos Monastery & Κakopetria

ATTENTION! - Trips are Subject to Availability at Time of Booking

Covid has thrown a few curve balls at us this year so I'm sure you'll appreciate some Tours & Activities on here may have some...

ATTENTION! - Trips are Subject to Availability at Time of Booking

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Language: the tour is with an English speaking representative - other languages on request

Included: 

- Hotel pick up with return Transportation with mini bus 

- Entrance fees

Highlighted sightseeing points: 

- Kakopetria

- Throni

- Tomb of Archbishop Makarios III

- Kykkos Monastery

Detailed itinerary:

Travel through the beautiful Troodos Mountains, explore some of the most picturesque and traditional villages and visit the richest and most miraculous monastery of Cyprus. 

Our first stop is Kakopetria, where you will get the chance to walk the quaint little village known for its running waters and mini waterfall and mingle with the friendly locals.

Driving through the mountains we then stop at Throni which is located on the top of the mountain amongst a beautiful pine forest. This location offers breathtaking and scenic views of Troodos Mountains. 

There you will also have the chance to visit the Tomb of Archbishop Makarios III, the first President of Cyprus.

We then drive to Kykkos Monastery founded by Byzantines in 1092. Kykkos is dedicated to Virgin Mary and it is the richest monastery on the island. It also possesses one of the three surviving icons painted by Saint Luke.

The miraculous icon, which is covered in silver gilt and enclosed in as shrine of tortoise shell and mother-of-pearl holds an eminent position in the church. Free time will be given to visit the monastery.

Know before you go:

Wear comfortable shoes (a moderate amount of walking is involved)

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum of 10 people has to join tour otherwise tour may be cancelled

The duration of tour is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time and

traffic on tour date

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be

given the option of an alternative date

Please note that the operational program is subject to change

Trip Details

Day trip
09:00 - 17:00

Opening Times

Dates
27th Aug - 27th Aug
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Pricing

Adult
13 - 99 years
€50
Child
2 - 12 years
€25

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