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Kourion and Kolossi castle

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Kourion and Kolossi castle

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Description

Your journey will take you to the archaeological site of Kourion. This is one of the most spectacular sites in all of Cyprus, perched proudly on a hillside between land and sea with wonderful views over the bay of Episkopi. Here you can admire the Greco-Roman theatre, originally built in the 2nd century BC and added to during the 2nd century AD. Now fully restored, it is currently used for musical and theatrical performances. The excavations still continue and have already uncovered the House of Eustolios, consisting of a complex of baths and a number of rooms with superb 5th century A.D. mosaic floors. The house was once a private Roman villa before it became a public recreation center during the Early Christian period. You will continue to Kolossi Castle, a fine example of military architecture dating from the 13th century, which was the seat of the Supreme military commandment of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (Knights Hospitallers) and then later under the control of the Knights Templars. Here the famous sweet wine of the Commandaria came into being. Arriving at the old port in Limassol, you will be able to admire the medieval castle (outside only) where Richard the Lionheart was said to have married Queen Berengaria of Navarre. Next, why not stroll along the alleyways of the old town, and head for the covered market or simply while away some time relaxing on the terrace of one of the cafes.  Enjoy some free time before returning on board.

Duration : 4:00

  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

Meandering Along the Burgundy, Saône and Centre Canal

Next departure: 04/18/2019
DSL_AIPP

DIJON - LONGECOURT-EN-PLAINE - SAINT-JEAN-DE-LOSNE - CHALON-SUR-SAONE - CHAGNY - SANTENAY - SAINT-LEGER-SUR-DHEUNE

From Dijon to Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune, join us for a unique journey along the Burgundy canal to discover cities with unconditional charm. Visit Saint-Jean-de-Losne and its Musée de la Batellerie, recounting the history of navigation, and taste* regional products and wines in Santenay. Do not miss out on Chalon-sur-Saône, beautiful city of art and history, and hike to the Cirque du Bout du Monde for some gorgeous panoramas: take advantage of this relaxing yet cultural and gourmet cruise that will not fail to surprise you!

7 Days FROM $ 3,024 per person
Departure city
START IN 2019
Departure 04/18/2019
Arrival 04/24/2019
FROM $ 3,024 per person
Ship : Ms Déborah Anchors : 5

* Price based on double occupancy

Get away from it all on an Emotional Journey from Saône-et-Loire to the Côte d'Or

Next departure: 06/06/2019
SLD_AIPP

Dijon - SAINT-LEGER-SUR-DHEUNE - SANTENAY - CHAGNY - CHALON - SAINT-JEAN-DE-LOSNE - PETIT-OUGE - DIJON

From Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune to Dijon, join us for a unique journey along the Burgundy canal to discover cities with unconditional charm. Visit Saint-Jean-de-Losne and its Musée de la Batellerie, recounting the history of navigation, and taste regional products and wines in Santenay. Do not miss out on Chalon-sur-Saône, beautiful city of art and history, and hike to the Cirque du Bout du Monde for some gorgeous panoramas: take advantage of this relaxing yet cultural and gourmet cruise that will not fail to surprise you!

7 Days FROM $ 3,053 per person
Departure city
START IN 2019
Departure 06/06/2019
Arrival 06/12/2019
FROM $ 3,053 per person
Ship : MS Jeanine Anchors : 5

* Price based on double occupancy

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