Private Full-Day Tour of UNESCO Churches and Platres Village

UNESCO churches, a real Byzantine treasure trove, where the buildings have
remained largely unchanged for centuries. The region of Troodos is characterized by one of the largest groups of churches and monasteries of the former Byzantine Empire. They range from small churches whose rural architectural style is in stark contrast to their highly refined decoration, to monasteries.

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Pickup and Drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch - (breakfast, lunch, snacks, wine, soft drinks, are not included)
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance Fees
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Church of Metamorfosis tou Sotiros, E903, Palaichori 2740 Cyprus

    The church was erected at the beginning of the 16th century and it belongs to the single-aisled, timber-roof type churches of the Troodos region.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Platanistasa, Cyprus

    Located about 3km outside the mountainous village of Platanistasa, the 15th century church of Stavros tou Agiasmati is an UNESCO World Heritage site and retains the most complete cycles of mural paintings of the second half of the 15th century on the island.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Monastiri Panagias Tou Araka, Lagoudera, Nicosia 2753 Cyprus

    The 12th century church is a listed UNESCO World Heritage site and is considered to be of the most important Byzantine period churches on the island.

    The church used to be a monastery church, built when monastic life was flourishing in Cyprus. It survived until the first decades of the 19th century and its remains include a two-storey monastery building to the north, along with the church.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Pelentri, Cyprus

    Visit the church of the Holy Cross situated in the mountains of the Troodos mountain range. Since 1985 this church has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Trooditissa monastery, On the Southern slopes of the Troodos Mountains, Troodos 4800 Cyprus

    The Trooditissa Holy Monastery, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, stands out for the natural beauty of its surroundings, as well as its antiquity and the exquisite collection of art that it hosts. The monastery is built on a mountain peak, between Platres and Prodromos village, in the middle of the pine forest of Troodos, from which its name originates.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Platres, Platres, Limassol

    Have lunch in Platres, one of the most beautiful villages of Cyprus. The village is located in a beautiful area dipped between in the dense vegetation of the forest that makes the village more cooler.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
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    • Larnaca Airport, Larnaca Cyprus
    • Larnaca International Airport, Larnaca, Cyprus
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by iTaxi Cyprus

Activity ID: V-119807P18

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