Freetime Tours

Local Excursion: Troodos - Kykko

Troodos mountains, Kykko Monastery, Paphos Forest, Tomb of Makarios, Omodos village, Chrysoroyiatissa

Discover the "Green Heart" of Cyprus, its picturesque villages and valleys.
Commencing our journey we visit Omodos and walk through the narrow streets of the village and visit the Holly Cross Monastery. Visit the local winery and taste Commandaria and Zivania.
We will then travel through the Troodos square and upwards to the highest point in Cyprus, Mount Olympus standing 1,951 meters above the sea level (weather permitting).
Driving through villages of Pedoulas and Prodromos our next stop is the breath-taking Kykkos Monastery, the most famous and wealthiest monastery on the Island, founded 1092.
Here we will have ample time to visit the tomb of Archbishop Makarios and then enjoy lunch in the restaurant nearby.
We travel through the 'ecological heart' of Cyprus with its idyllic villages and evergreen forests. Last stopping at Chrysoroyatissa monastery in Panayia village.
Returning to your hotel travelling through the panoramic forest of Paphos
Please note that there is a strict code inside the monasteries and modest attire is required. Shoulders and knees must be covered - no shorts or low-cut blouses.

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Kykko Troodos
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Troodos Mountains
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Omodos Square
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Troodos Villages
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Kykko Monastery
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Makarios Tomb
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Troodos Omodos Narrow Street


€15.00 (under 11 years)
Free (under 3 years not occupying a seat)

08:00 - 18:00 hrs

Excursion Schedule: Tuesday, Friday from April - October