From Paphos: Kyrenia – St. Hilarion

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Traveling to Kyrenia will give you the opportunity to experience the rich history, natural beauty, and cultural heritage of this amazing city in Northern Cyprus.


  • Touch the milestones of history by visiting Castle of Kyrenia and Saint Hilarion
  • Step into the past as you walk under the archway of Bellapais Abbey
  • Discover picturesque sights and rich history of Kyrenia


Kyrenia, also known as Girne, is a city located on the northern coast of the island of Cyprus. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cyprus, known for its beautiful beaches, scenic harbor, and historic castle. Kyrenia is situated on the slopes of the Kyrenia Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful landscapes of pine forests, olive groves, and citrus orchards. The city's historic center is filled with narrow streets, traditional buildings, and historic landmarks. One of the main attractions in Kyrenia is the Kyrenia Castle, which was originally built by the Byzantines in the 7th century and later expanded by the Venetians and Ottomans. The castle now houses a museum with exhibits on the city's history and culture. Another showplace in Kyrenia is the St. Hilarion Castle, This medieval castle is perched on a hilltop overlooking Kyrenia and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding area. It is believed to have inspired Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty Castle. Kyrenia is a beautiful and unique destination that offers visitors a mix of history, culture, and natural beauty.


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Important Information

  • Travelers are kindly advised to confirm individually the pickup point and time by contacting the operator. For most hotels in Paphos, we provide collection points at the hotel reception. In some cases, there is a possibility that the pickup point will be within walking distance or a short drive from your location due to logistics and limited accessibility of the driveway. If your hotel is not listed, or if you are staying elsewhere, please contact us so we can provide you with the nearest pickup point. If you do not know yet your accommodation location kindly let us know as soon as possible, but please don't worry! Within three days before the beginning of the excursion, we will send you a reminder. If you fail to arrive at the place and time indicated by EOS TOURS, this will be considered a “no-show” and no refund will be given. Detailed instructions will be provided in the information accompanying your ticket.

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