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Fig Tree Bay

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  • #13 of the top 25 beaches in the world
  • There is an uninhabited island that can be reached by swimming through shallow waters
  • In 2010, during structural improvements to the beach, an ancient Greek tomb was unearthed
  • The beach takes its name from the fig trees that are close to the coast

 

Paphos

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  • City that lies on the subtropical Mediterranean coast
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

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  • 10 Byzantine churches and monasteries decorated with murals
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Agios Ioannis Lampadistis

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  • Church complex of the Cypriot Orthodox Church
  • Was part of a convent dedicated to St. Ioannis Lampadistis, a local saint
  • The frescoes date back to the 13th-16th centuries
  • Rebuilt in the 18th century, none of the frescoes are preserved
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

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Machairas Monastery

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  • Historic monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary
  • Founded in the 12th century
  • Currently holds 25 Orthodox monks who live off of agricultural activities

 

Church of Saint Lazarus, Larnaca

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  • Church that belongs to the Church of Cyprus, a Greek Orthodox Church
  • Founded in the 9th century
  • Named after Lazarus of Bethany, who Jesus raises from the dead in the New Testament
  • Lazarus was forced to flee Judea because of rumored plots on his life and came to Cyprus
  • The church is built over his reputed tomb

 


 

Costs

all flights $1,716

food $37/day x 11 days = $407

hotel $86/day x 9 days = $774

TOTAL for whole itinerary $2,897