8 days

From £3,325

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We are sorry to inform you that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it has become necessary to reschedule this tour. Your safety and wellbeing are our utmost priorities, so we do hope you understand this enforced change of travel arrangements. A new date will be confirmed shortly. For more information, please read our full statement about the Coronavirus here. If you are booked onto this tour, you can get in touch with our friendly sales team on 01722 713800, who are ready to help.


Cyprus offers a beautiful setting for archaeological discovery. Amidst the unspoiled natural landscape of this sun-blanched land, we journey through the northern part of the island and discover an array of medieval castles, churches, expansive classical sites, and gentle villages. Meet with a local archaeologist at her dig site and gain a real insight into ongoing excavations uncovering the prehistory on the island.

Salamis is, of course, a real highlight and easily North Cyprus' best archaeological site. Discover the restored Roman theatre, a gymnasium with a monumental bath house attached, cisterns, Byzantine churches and much more.

Tour highlights:

  • Explore a number of impressive archaeological sites, including the Greco-Roman splendours of the 'Homeric' royal tombs of Salamis, the Bronze Age 'copper' city of Enkomi and the atmospheric Medieval churches of Famagusta
  • Enjoy breathtaking views from the Kyrenia Mountains out across the Mediterranean Sea to distant Anatolia
  • Discover domed Byzantine churches, Lusignan-era Gothic cathedrals, Medieval castles, Ottoman-era mosques and caravanserai, along with many other landmarks from Cyprus’ rich history

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Today's Price

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £99, was £500.

Single supplement: £345

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Terry Richardson

Guide Lecturer

Terry Richardson has a university background in ancient history and classical civilisation. He first travelled to Turkey as an undergraduate back in 1977 and has been back countless times since then, and he also lived in southwest Turkey for around 13 years.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
23 March 2021 ANCY210323 23 March 2021 (Tuesday) 30 March 2021 (Tuesday) Terry Richardson £3,325
(inc. flights)


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