The Archaeology of Ancient Cyprus25th Mar 2025

The Archaeology of Ancient Cyprus

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Summary

The Mediterranean Island of Cyprus has a rich Prehistoric, Classical and Medieval past.  In recent years research has shown that the earliest occupation of the island dates to over 10,000 years ago, and over these millennia the Cypriot people have developed their own distinctive artefacts, buildings, art and culture. With mild spring weather, Cyprus lends itself perfectly to escape the cooler weather at home whilst being able to enjoy your time away exploring comfortably.  

Among the highlights are three UNESCO World Heritage sites, Khirokitia and the Archaeological Park and Tomb of the Kings at Paphos, along with a host of other fascinating sites, including the very spot where the newborn  goddess Aphrodite came ashore in her shell, a popular subject for classical painters. 

Cyprus

8 Days

Moderate

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    What to Expect

    • This exceptionally well-preserved Neolithic walled village of Khirokitia
    • A visit to Amathous Archaeological Site
    • A full day discovering the Cypriot capital - Nicosia
    • Visits to Kourion Archaeological site, Sanctuary of Apollon Hylates and Aphrodite’s Rock
    • Archaeological sites in Paphos including the Archaeological Park and Museum and tomb of the Kings

    Departure Routes

    LocationPickup TimeDropoff Time
    London Gatwick Airport00:0000:00
    Paphos Airport00:0000:00

    ** Please note that all timings are approximate and subject to change. Final timings and pick-up points will be confirmed with your joining instructions approximately 10 days prior to departure. **

    Day by Day Itinerary

    We depart from London to Cyprus and upon our arrival we transfer to our hotel in Limassol. Later this evening, we reconvene for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

    Meals includedDinner

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