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Performances at the Ancient Greek theatre located a short drive from Limassol. The theatre forms part of the ancient city-kingdom of Curium with its Roman baths, mosaics and early Christian basilica. The theatre is located on a clifftop overlooking the blue sea with a panoramic view of the surrounding area.

On the Trail of Aphrodite go to the top of the page
The cult of the Goddess is linked with the island.  The tour visits the ruins of Amathus ancient city-kingdom, an important place of worship of the cult Aphrodite-Astarte, the rugged rock en route to Paphos marking her legendary birthplace, the museum housing the remains found at her Sanctuary and the Roman mosaics at Paphos depicting legends surrounding Aphrodite and other myths of the ancient Hellenic and Roman worlds.
Commandaria Wine Route go to the top of the page

The Knights of the Order of St John made this sweet dessert wine in Cyprus after establishing their headquarters in Cyprus after 1291. It is the oldest named wine in the world. We visit the Order’s headquarters and sugar mill at Kolossi Castle and ascend the vine-covered hills to the wine-producing village of Omodhos to visit the Monastery and old wine press. Wine tasting at one of the private wineries en route to visit the Viticultural Museum at Koilani Village as well as its 12th Century Church of Ayia Mavri with murals from the 15th Century.

 

Byzantine Island go to the top of the page

The bus ascends up the pine-covered Troodos Mountain range. First stop is the Church of St Nicholas of the Roof given this name from the steep pitched wooden roof that was built to protect its dome from climatological conditions. The original architecture and high quality of its frescoes dating from the 11th to the 17th Century have led to the inclusion of the Church on Unesco’s World Heritage list. The village of Kakopetria is 5 kms away and pax enjoy a guided walk through the cobbled medieval streets to visit the traditional water mill. Nearby at Galata village there is the timber-roofed chapel of Archangel Michael with post-Byzantine frescos from the early 16th Century and the larger Church of Panagia Poditou erected in 1502.

Village Fiesta go to the top of the page
Recreation of a traditional fair at Omodos village, its cobbled square decorated accordingly. Various stands where the following traditional food will be prepared for consumption:
loukoumades (honey puffs), bourekia (small pies filled with cream cheese), koupes (meat balls in crushed wheat), soutzoukos (sweet made from solidified grape juice).
A handicraft corner displaying: Knitting, Pottery maker, Pumpkin design, Traditional chair preparation, Basket preparation and more.
The visit culminates in a traditional meal and folkloric dance performances.
Rural Life go to the top of the page
Small group enjoy insight into real village life. Visit the Louvaras Goat Farm to watch traditional Halloumi goat cheese making. After a fresh traditional snack there is a visit to the Olive mill to observe the olive oil making process, orange picking (seasonal) and a traditional lunch at the village tavern with a display of fresh Bourekia pie making.
Theme Dinner go to the top of the page
A tailor-made theme dinner specially created for late sailings. Inspired by the rich history of the island there is a selection of themes available each with relevant décor, menu and entertainment options such as Crusader Banquet or Ancient Greek Symposium and other themes.
 
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