Troodos Kykkos Select
Troodos Kykkos Select from Paphos, Limassol, Pissouri
Adults-only tour giving a view of Greek Orthodox life. Enjoy a traditional breakfast and explore the Kykkos breakfast.e.
This is an adults-only trip that offers a peek into Greek Orthodox life. Take a seat and relax as your guide tells you fascinating stories and facts about all the key places in and around the Troodos Mountains.
Start your day with a real Cypriot breakfast in one of the remote mountain villages before venturing out to see the Kykkos Monastery. Explore the Kykkos Monastery, said to be the largest and most extravagant religious institution in Cyprus. It was founded about 900 years ago and set high in the hills west of the Troodos Mountains. It was built to house the Elousa icon, supposedly painted by St. Luke the Evangelist. Legend has it, that this icon is so holy that anyone who attempts to gaze upon it will be blinded in an instant. See the famous cloisters, with their colonnades, and the magnificent mosaics. You will also appreciate the timeles beauty of the villages in the surrounding area. A traditional Cypriot lunch is included on this outing.
• Entrance fees
Restrictions:Only available for those aged 16 years and over. Not suitable for people with walking difficulties. Modest clothing is required for monastery visits. Sleeveless clothing, shorts and short skirts are not allowed. The Monastery provides robes, subject to availability, at the entrance for those who are not appropriately dressed. Comfortable shoes are strongly advised.
What to Bring: Camera, Money, Bottle of Water, Comfortable shoes are strongly advised
Availability: Not available