Spend five days exploring Cyprus, discovering the multi-layered archaeology of the island’s past.
In Paphos, visit the Greek goddess Aphrodite’s sanctuary, complete with its cult temple and other significant buildings from Greek and Roman history. Explore the Tombs of the Kings and the Catacombs of Saint Solomon, a series of chambers hollowed out in Hellenistic times and now housing religious icons from the 12th Century AD.
Visit the archaeological site of Ancient Kourion to view the Greco-Roman theatre overlooking the Mediterranean Sea before heading to Nicosia via the dramatic Troodos Mountains, home to traditional villages, Byzantine monasteries and stunning scenery. In Nicosia, visit two superb museums of archaeological significance.
Designed as a post-tour for The Birth of Civilisation.
This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.