Kantara Castle Guided Hike
Are you a business owner in Cyprus?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Cyprus.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
- Enjoy excellent views of the north coast, Pentadactylos peaks, Karpasia Peninsula and Famagusta Bay
- Explore the 1000-year old Byzantine castle, one of the battlegrounds during Richard the Lionheart's conquest of Cyprus
- Try an easy walk at a cool elevation of about 500 m, observe the local flora, dominated by cypress trees
DescriptionDiscover the east part of Pentadactylos Mountains. Walk along a route decorated by cypress trees, pines and strawberry trees. The walk cuts through an area of limited human habitation and offers excellent views of the north coast, Pentadactylos Mountain peaks, Karpasia Peninsula as well as the Bay of Famagusta. From Agia Napa, Protaras, Larnaca or Nicosia head north and uphill towards the castle. After 4 km reach Kantara Castle. Over 1000 years old, the Byzantine castle was one of the battlegrounds during Richard the Lionheart's conquest of Cyprus. If you like, take the option to visit the castle. After you finish your walk you'll return by car to the pick-up location.
IncludesExperienced local guide Transportation Food and drinks Entrance fee to the castle (no more than three Euro per person)
- Total Length : 9 km/5.5 miles
- Total ascent : 450 m/1,500 feet
- Total descent : 450 m/1,500 feet
- Average elevation : 500 m/1,650 feet
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
You may also like
Camel ParkLarnaka (Larnaca),
Camel Park was created in 1998. It is a family run park with great love for the countryside and animals....
It is the owners, Menelaos Menelaou known to all as “Melios” strong passion for birds & animals that has allowed him over the last 30 years to create an amazing place with birds & animals from around the world. You will be impressed by the variety that you will see, from the rare & exotic to the cute & unusual and birds & animals that are unique in Cyprus.
Golden Donkeys FarmSkarinou, Larnaka (Larnaca)
Golden donkeys farm accommodates approximately 200 donkeys. The farm was build based on the love and care for sustaining the Cyprus tradition.
The Anama ConceptLefkosia (Nicosia),
The Anama Concept... Yesterday and tomorrow in a single glass.
The Black Pearl Pirate BoatAyia Napa, Famagusta
A must do in Ayia Napa. You will have great fun cruising along the coast line of Ayia Napa while swimming and snorkelling is a great day to relax and enjoy the sunshine.....
Minthis Golf ClubPafos (Paphos), Tsada
Set in a picturesque valley surrounded by vineyards and orchards, overlooking an unspoilt panorama of rolling hills and deep blue sea, lays Minthis.
Ocean Aquarium ParkAmmochostos (Famagusta), Famagusta
Welcome to Protaras Ocean Aquarium, home of 1,000+ species, such as piranhas, turtles, crocodiles, penguins and many more.
Larnaka Medieval CastleLarnaka-Larnaca, Cyprus
One can easily spot the Larnaka castle at the south end of Phinikoudes. It is believed that the castle founded during the Byzantine era as the first fortification in the ...
Encryptus RealiusLemesos (Limassol), Limassol
Closed room, strange objects and puzzles - are all that you have got in a locked room. You are desperate to get out, but would you manage so?.........
Cyprus Archaeological MuseumLefkosia-Nicosia, Cyprus
Cyprus Museum (Archaeological) is the islands foremost museum located in Lefkosia.............