The email or password you entered isn't correct. If you've forgotten your password, please reset it. Click here
There was an error logging in, please try again.
Log in to Viator
Log in to add things to your wishlist and access your bookings from any device.
Discover the Cyprus capital through the eyes of a local on this custom-made walking tour. Skip the typical guided tour and instead connect with a Nicosia local who will show you around their city like a friend and introduce you to the neighborhoods that they know and love. Along the way, gain an insight into Cypriot culture, cuisine, and everyday life; find out how to get around in the city; and receive recommendations on where to eat, drink, and shop.
Combine a comprehensive tour of Nicosia with personalized attention on this private excursion. Your dedicated guide will lead your private party on a carefully curated itinerary designed to ensure you don't miss any of the important attractions. Walk through the divided capital, stopping at each site to discuss its history and culture from the Ottoman, Venetian, Lusignan, and Byzantine periods.
The experience presents the traveller with two very authentic attractions in rural, semi-mountainous Cyprus. Both are highly recommended for those who want to experience the island's rich cultural heritage. The short walk next to the stream in Kakopetria adds a small natural component to the trip.
Phivos Ioannides, who would be guiding the trip and the walk, is a world traveller with extensive studies, wide business and other experiences. He is involved for many years in the sector of authentic ecotourism in Cyprus and is the author of a relevant guide book (with the title 'Exploring Authentic Cyprus'). He is a Greek Cypriot and specialises on guided walking trips. Our usual transportation (Citroen C8 MPV) can take upto six adult passengers and a driver. We keep groups small, in order to offer a more personalised service. We walk in Xeros Potamos Valley and visit watermill(s), and possibly Panagia tou Sinti monastery. At Vouni Panagias we walk through vineyards (which change tremendously through the seasons) and enjoy excellent vistas towards Ezousa Valley, Paphos Forest, Kannaviou dam, Xeros Potamos Valley and even Akamas and Olympus peak on Troodos.
This Experience is provided by private Local. Come with me to discover the city of Nicosia through your camera lens!Join me on this city walk for the unique opportunity of experiencing the city from an insider’s point of view and taking stunning pictures of it at the same time!Our walk will take us from the Mosque to the Famagusta Gate. While using your camera to capture the beauty of Nicosia, you will also come across local spots and hidden gems that a typical tourist tour won’t show you.Let us discover an alternative side of Nicosia, full of history and unique beauty!Don't forget to book the Experience at a suitable time to have the best light possible for the pictures!You cannot leave the city without having captured its beauty from another century!
Participants have the opportunity to explore in a short time and in two very different and environmentally friendly ways, the north uphill side of Pitsilia area, on the north slope of Troodos mountain range.Pitsilia is an area high up on Troodos mountains (in fact it includes villages on the south slope, facing Limassol as well as on the north slope, facing Nicosia). It is characterised by many peaks, peculiar rock formation and is dotted by a number of pretty sleepy villages.The trip has both natural as well as cultural components (passes through mountain villages, possibility to visit a Unesco Troodos painted church etc.
Nicosia is the last capital in the world, which is still divided militarily, and the Green Line at Ledra will intrigue everyone. What is so special about this city checkpoint? Can it be a Christian church and mosque in one building? Medieval and Byzantine monuments together? Would you like to feel yourself Nicosian? Then take place in the street-side cafe and order a cup of traditional Cypriot coffee. Walking through 16th-century marvelous caravanserai Büyük Han will bring you back to Ottomans times. What is so special about this place? A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about Famagusta Gate, Byzantine Museum, Pivo Microbrewery and many other romantic places in Nicosia.
We're a friendly group of 3 local guides all with Cypriot heritage. Growing up with the traditions of Cyprus we know that this island offers something special & are passionate about sharing these unique experiences with visitors. All of us foodies, our activities focus on discovering the island through food & wine!This tour takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays starting at 17:30. You can enjoy a tasty wander through the old town of Larnaca and visit a variety of food stops that will introduce you to traditional Cypriot delicacies and recipes! Whilst enjoying local snacks, dishes and desserts, you can also see the sights and get your bearings around the winding streets of the old town. This tour is approximately two hours long and consists of visits to 4-5 venues serving Cypriot foods. It is a wonderful and exciting way to start your vacation in Cyprus or to enjoy a visit to Larnaca packed with knowledge and flavours!
Participants have the opportunity to explore Paphos Forest, in an adventure that includes travelling on modern electric scooters and walking in Cedar Valley, the homeland of Cyprus endemic cedar. It combines two extraordinary experiences, hard to beat on the island.
This Experience is provided by a private local.You only have an hour to fall in love with Nicosia? Challenge accepted!Discover Nicosia during a short but sweet excursion during which you will learn the most intriguing facts about the history, the local lifestyle, and the contemporary transformation of the city. We will meet at the Selimiye Mosque and go on our stroll from there :-)By seeing Nicosia through the eyes of a local, discover what the everyday life looks like and find out where the city gets its characteristic ambience from.While walking through Nicosia, you will discover its parks, monuments, and historical architecture with a local, so this is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants, and bars to visit during your time here, and find out how to make the most out of your visit.This is the perfect Experience for someone visiting the city for the first time or for someone that wants to rediscover it!
This Experience is provided by a private Local. Discover the historical side of Nicosia with a passionate local who wants to share all the best kept secrets of Nicosia with you!Our excursion will start at the by the famous Selimiye Mosque. You will learn about the various architectural styles from different time periods and find out how the city has changed over time. From visiting churches to discovering the history behind the old fortification or the aqueduct to the traditions in Nicosia, you will encounter unique sites that an ordinary tourist tour won’t show you!We know that travelling is the best way of learning, and having a knowledgeable local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets is even better!Of course, if you wish to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let me know, and I will adjust the itinerary for you!
This coastal walk connects Konnos beach at the northern tip of Cape Greko park with Glyky Nero beach in Ayia Napa. The route is 10 km long on the rocky coast. Cape Greko park is a small park between the bustling beach resorts of Ayia Napa and Protaras. The itinerary (a possible stretch of it is on Aphrodite trail) goes by major attractions in the area including the group of sea caves in Agia Napa, the group of sea caves of Cape Greko (known as Palathkia 'ie Palaces), as well as Ammos Tou Kambouri beach, Kermia beach, Kamara tou Koraka natural arch and Agioi Anargyroi chapel (and adjacent cave). Cape Greko park is a good destination also for birdwatchers, especially during spring migration. The waters are usually very calm on the east side. In the hot season sea turtles visit the area to feed. In older times the Mediterranean monk seal was also around - now a few individuals are spotted here sporadically.
Nicosia is the only divided capital city in Europe. This beautiful capital of Cyprus is the heard of the Island. Do you know that Nicosia is called Lefkosia as well? What countries are sharing this city? Is it true, that Nicosia was once part of Venetian empire? How many gates leading to Old city you can count in Cyprus capital? In archaeological museum, there are finds from the Neolithic to Byzantine periods. How many thousands of year’s humans are living on this island? With local guide you would visit Old Nicosia, including a small Levention Museum as well as Ermou Street, which is home to many old Cypriot craftspeople, will visit the A. G. Leventis gallery, presenting European, Greek & Cypriot art paintings, will hear incredible stories about Phaneromeni Church, Hamam Omerye.
This Experience is provided by a private Local. Nicosia is not so much famous for its art or street-art but it is full of galleries and interesting foundations. Let me introduce you a bit to byzantine art, and tell you more about our traditions and customs!Whether you are visiting Nicosia as a returning tourist who wants to get to know the city a bit better or it is your first time, this Experience is for you! While walking the streets of Nicosia and looking at amazing street art or getting to know more about the city’s galleries and museums, you will hear about art from the byzantine era, so be ready to learn a lot!I will share with you the most significant cultural and historical insights and details of the colourful and multi-faced Nicosia while we deep dive into the world of art and culture of my city and country.
Phivos Ioannides, who would be guiding the trip and the walks, is a world traveller with extensive studies, wide business and other experiences. He is involved for many years in the sector of authentic ecotourism in Cyprus and is the author of a relevant guide book (with the title 'Exploring Authentic Cyprus'). He is a Greek Cypriot and specialises on guided walking trips. Our transportation (Citroen C8 MPV) can take upto six adult passengers and a driver. We keep groups small, in order to offer a more personalised service. The combination of the two trails offers a rich experience over a considerably elevation range in Cyprus: Usually excellent vistas at high elevation, juniper, black pine and barren rock Artemis, and coolness at lush Caledonia Waterfalls trail.
I love nothing more than sharing the sights, sounds and secrets with intimate knowledge of the best places off the beaten path, on streets rarely discovered. I've been leading recreational walks for many years, purely out of interest and passion for my city. I enjoy connecting and showing people around this great city and I feel the best way to connect is on foot!The intention is to leave you with an insider’s perspective of Nicosia.
Nicosia is the last capital in the world divided militarily. Capital of the island will intrigue visitors with the Green Line at Ledra a city checkpoint. Is it real in the 21st century? There is so much to see on both sides, like the Selimiye Mosque, Christian and Islamic architecture hybrid, or the Cyprus Archeological Museum, where you can see a collection of finds from the Neolithic to Byzantine periods on the island. With local guide, you would visit Nicosias most famous museums, including a small Levention Museum, the A. G. Leventis gallery, presenting European, Greek & Cypriot art paintings, will get handmade souvenirs from Laiki Geitonia.
This Experience is provided by a private Local. Discover the most impressive buildings in Nicosia and learn about the history behind each of those historical buildings and structures in this invigorating architectural walk!Join me on this adventure to discover the beauty and history of the city’s most significant buildings and find out a bit more about the local culture in Cyprus from my perspective!During this walk, you will become better acquainted with the local architecture and at the same time, you will learn how it has changed over the years with the city becoming more contemporary while still retaining its unique character.You will get to know more about the antique architecture in Nicosia!
Phivos Ioannides, who would be guiding the trip and the walk, is a world traveller with extensive studies, wide business and other experiences. He is involved for many years in the sector of authentic ecotourism in Cyprus and is the author of a relevant guide book (with the title 'Exploring Authentic Cyprus'). He is a Greek Cypriot and specialises on guided walking trips. Our usual transportation (Citroen C8 MPV) can take upto six adult passengers and a driver. We keep groups small, in order to offer a more personalised service. Akamas is a jewel of Cyprus nature. The walk is largely along the ridge of the Akamas peninsula. Initially walkers enjoy vistas of Lara coast and consequently of the dramatic ragged north Akamas coast. There is a chapel, a nature monument (huge, old oak) and ruins of a monastery on the route.
Nicosia, the beautiful capital of Cyprus is one of the Mediterranean islands. It has two sides- Greek and Turkish. Do you know that Nicosia is the Last divided city of Europe? What are the most popular checkpoints in the pedestrian Ledra Street? Discovering medieval and byzantine monuments in this amazing city you must have half an hour Coffee break in one of so popular Cypriot coffee. Nicosia’s Venetian architecture is outstanding. And you will be really delighted if you will try daily home-cooked, traditional meals somewhere in the Old Town taverns. With the local charismatic guide you will visit Nicosia’s Green Line, OHI Farmer's Market, Ledra Street, the grand Phaneromeni Church, will hear secret stories about an island of mixed faith.
Explore Nicosia with the benefit of personalized attention and a flexible itinerary. With a guide in the lead to provide navigation and commentary, walk through the world's last divided capital city, also known as Lefkosia. See all the landmarks and highlights of the city on foot, some more than 4,500 years old, and enjoy the ability to travel at your own pace.