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Famagusta Ghost Town and Salamis Guided Tour, from Paphos

Instant confirmation Available in English E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 Dec  - 31 Mar : Saturdays
    01 Apr - 30 Nov : Thursday & Saturdays

  • Duration

    Approx. 11 hours 30 minutes (Incl. Transportation time)

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Paphos

Key Highlights

  • Visit the Famagusta ghost town and the ancient city of Salamis, once buried under sand
  • Take in panoramic views of the ghost town of Famagusta from the famous Constantia Beach
  • Explore Salamis, the ancient Roman city, was the capital of Cyprus in 1100 BC
  • Explore the Greek and Roman ruins of Salamis
  • Enjoy informative commentary by an English-speaking guide during the tour
  • Enjoy the convenience of pick-up and drop-off in an air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Paphos


Explore some of the North’s most iconic attractions by crossing the UN buffer zone into occupied Cyprus. Visit Salamis Archaeological Site, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Salamis was the most brilliant ancient city in Cyprus and the capital of the island for more than a thousand years. The site of Salamis is considered one of the most historically and culturally relevant locations, not only for Cyprus, but also in the Mediterranean Sea.

Visit the old town of Famagusta where you will see the exterior of the Latin Cathedral of Saint Nicholas and Othello Tower (outside visit). Enjoy some free time and stroll around the old town or have lunch.

Before heading back, stop at Constantia Beach to enjoy a sweeping view of the ghost town of Famagusta. The once bustling holiday resort which was abandoned during the Turkish invasion of 1974 and has remained sealed behind barbed wire barricades ever since.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • UN Buffer Zone Administration fees
  • Entrance & Border fees (Euro 15 Adult/7.50 child)


  • Lunch and Drinks

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Your passport or EU id card are compulsory in order to participate to this tour

This tour is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.

Should pickup from your hotel is not possible; we will advise pickup time from nearest point to your location.

Passport details will be necessary.

Itinerary are subject to changes without prior notice.

Remember to bring passport / ID on this trip.

Customer Reviews

    Fantastic tour

    Great day tour with superb tour guide(Mary) and coach driver (Pieres), very informative and enjoyable for the whole family, no questions were left unanswered....

    United Kingdom 07/22/2014
  • Patricia E. Sturch
    Daytrip to Famagusta

    Not expensive and our guide for the day was fabulous - good English, good sense of humour and totally knew his stuff! In-depth knowledge of history and timelines. Famugusta old...

    Canada 04/26/2014

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