Paphos/Limassol: Donkey Farm Day Trip with Lunch & Tastings

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Experience traditional Cyprus on this day trip from Paphos and Limassol. Visit a local donkey farm, taste local products like wine and halloumi cheese, ride a donkey, and enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch.

Highlights

  • Connect with locals as you experience life in a traditional Cypriot village
  • Expereince the countryside on a donkey ride to the ruins of an old monastery
  • Indulge in freshly cooked barbeque lunch while watching traditional dances
  • Go on a tasting adventure as you try farm fresh products, wines, and spirits
  • Step back in time as you learn about traditional farming at the onsite museum

Description

Start with pickup from select hotels and meeting point in Paphos and Limassol. Hop on board a comfortable bus and soak up views of the Cypriot countryside as you wind your way through quaint villages and picturesque orange groves in the Xeros River Calley, near the village of Kelokedara. Stop at the ’Argonaftis Donkey farm’ which is near the river and meet some of playful donkey's at this haven for these gentle creatures. See where Cyprus donkey's live and reproduce under veterinary supervision and care. Visit a farm itself this is also an open museum of folk art and rural life. Be greeted by your host and given the warmest of welcomes. Savor some traditional products; pure and straight from Cyprus natural bounty. Sip village wine, zivania (pomace brandy), and coummandaria (a sweet dessert wine). Try local delicacies like halloumi, olives, oven bread, carob syrup, honey, and loukoumia (Turkish delight). While enjoying a feast of flavors and sensations, stroll around the stone buildings and visit the small Museum of Agricultural Art, where you can learn how Cypriots made wine, Zivania, and olive oil in the past. Go on a fantastic donkey ride through the peaceful countryside, under the watchful supervision of staff to ensure both your comfort and safety. Ride the donkey to an abandoned 14th-century monastery. Have the chance to go for a ride on a vintage Bedford village bus. Back on the farm, a delicious BBQ meal awaits you, complete with home-cooked specialties, all to be washed down with wine, Zivania, and juice. When you have had your fill, a dance team performs a show featuring Cypriot folk dancing and music, as well as international music. Sit back and enjoy the entertainment, or join in the folk dances, including a ‘Syrtaki’ dance. Before leaving the donkey farm, be presented with a diploma to certify you have completed all the ‘challenges’ and leave having experienced the real countryside of Cyprus.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off at select hotels Bus transportation Local products tasting Farm visit BBQ meal Wine, zivania (pomace brandy), and juice

Important Information

  • The Museum of Agricultural Art is free to enter

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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