Cyprus and Crete… Islands of sun and history
Cyprus is an island with a unique archaeological legacy, from Neolithic times through Bronze and Iron Age, its inhabitants left extensive remains. Afterwards, in classical times and Roman period the island has bountiful sanctuaries and monuments. Followed by Christian, Crusader, Venetian and Byzantine eras, Cyprus is dotted with marvels scattered along craggy mountains, verdant plains, sweeping beaches, rolling hills and vineyards. It is also blessed with people who are renowned for their hospitality. Enjoy a tour around Aphrodite’s Cyprus. The Mediterranean island at the crossroads of three continents, where East meets West and a new experience waits for you under the sun of Cyprus. From ancient times visit the Curium Amphitheatre, Kykko Monastery (in the Troodos Mountains), the lace village of Lefkara popular for its handmade lace and paint artists, Tombs of the Kings (in Paphos), and Nicosia (the only divided capital city) are all worth a visit. You will also visit Aphrodite’s Rock, the birthplace of the Goddess of Love. Small indeed, but very wealthy with its history.. Come and join us!
Crete is an island with an exquisite 700 mile-long coastline dotted with numerous coves, bays and peninsulas, which afford a multitude of soft, sandy beaches along the beautifully blue Mediterranean Sea. After all, it’s among the finest in the world. And, of course, the island’s historic importance in today’s world as the home of the Minoan civilization with important archeological finds at Knossos, Phaistos and Gortys, is evidenced by the tens of thousands of visitors to these sites each year. There are many jewels just waiting to be discovered by the more adventurous explorers if you haven’t visited Crete yet, maybe it is the time to come and discover this fascinating Greek island. Your heart will be captured with its smiling Cretan sun, the sounds of the Cretan lyre, the scents of orange blossom and jasmine, a slice of cool red watermelon and a glass of iced raki. Afterwards, if you decide to spend a few days in Athens, whether it is your first time or not, let us know so we can help you.
Malta Megaliths, medieval dungeons and Calypso’s Cave – The Maltese Islands are positively mythic. The narrow meandering streets of their towns and villages lead to the main square, which is invariably dominated by the huge baroque church. As the countryside is dotted with medieval towers, wayside chapels and the oldest known human structures in the world, the Islands have rightly been described as an open-air museum. The Maltese archipelago lies virtually at the center of the Mediterranean, and consists ofthree islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino.