Paphos: Choirokitia & Famagusta Guided Tour with Transfers

124 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Sightseeing Tours Theme Tours Cruises & boat tours History & heritage Churches & cathedrals

Embark on a guided tour to from Paphos to the monastery of St Barnabas, the city of Famagusta, and the ghost town of Varosha. Travel in a climate-controlled coach and benefit from a guide.


  • See the tomb of St Barnabas at the monastery that bears his name
  • Discover the ancient kingdom of Salamis which dates to the 12th century
  • Step back in time as you enter the walls of Famagusta to see Gothic churches
  • Feel the thrill of taking a short walk through part of the Varosi Ghost town


The first stop will be Choirokoitia for a coffee break before continuing to Strovilia check point (passports necessary) to cross the United Nations Green Line. We will arrive at the monastery of St Barnabas which has now been converted into a museum housing icons and other religious artefact. We will also see the tomb of St Barnabas. We continue to the ancient Kingdom of Salamis built in the 12th Century BC and visit the amphitheatre and gymnasium. We arrive in the city of Famagusta with its many Gothic churches and surrounded by Venetian walls. There will be time to visit the Cathedral of St Nikolaos built in 1312 and converted in 1570 into a mosque as well as free time for sightseeing, shopping, and lunch (not included). Finally, short walking to visit part of the “Ghost Town – Varosi” to see the abandoned houses and hotels which have been closed off behind wire since 1974 and admire the best sandy beaches of the island. Important: Passport or EU ID (only for EU citizens) required. There are 4 nationalities: Turkmenistan, Nigeria, Syria & Armenia cannot cross the checkpoint.


Hotel pickup and drop-off for select hotels in the Pafos tourist area Guide Comfortable coach Driver

Important Information

  • Passports are required to cross or European national ID (passport holders of Syria, Armenia, Nigeria, and Turkmenistan are not able to join the tour as they need to arrange a special entry visa prior to booking. Handwritten Greek identity cards are also not accepted

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Book Nearby Accommodation

View Larger Map


Book Now!

My Lists

Create New Guide


Mini Guides

Login to create your guides for Cyprus.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share your own Guide to Cyprus with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Cyprus is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Cyprus

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Cyprus