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Cyprus, a sunlit jewel in the heart of the Mediterranean - an island steeped in history with an abundance of archaeological sites, spectacular scenery, golden beaches, friendly people and an enviable climate, making it an ideal destination for school tours! Most of our tours are based in the Limassol area which stretches along the south coast.

Kourion Amphitheatre

Kourion Amphitheatre

The ruins of Kourion is the site of very impressive amphitheatre from the 2nd century BC. Originally built as a theatre it’s believed to have been used for gladiator games at some point. Today it’s a venue for cultural events including music and theatrical performances.

Fasouri Watermania Water Park

Ideal day out for groups to enjoy a day away from studies within a safe, fun and relaxing environment. The park adds a tropical feel to your tour.

Fasouri Watermania Water Park

Limassol Castle

Limassol Castle & Medieval Museum

The Castle of Limassol reportedly dates back to 1228, it was likely an ancient Byzantine Castle. The structure today appears to be rebuilt under Turkish domination.

The medieval Museum is hosted within the Castle and the exhibits reflect the historical evolution of modern Cyprus with it’s economic, social and cultural developments.

Troodos Mountains

The largest mountain range in Cyprus, located in the centre, stretches across most of the Western side. Also know as Chionistra, it’s highest peak, Mount Olympus, stands at 1 952 metres. During the Byzantine period it was the centre for art, churches and monasteries which were built in the mountains.

Troodos Mountains

Suggested Itinerary for School Tour to Cyprus

Day 1

  • Meet up at your local airport for scheduled flight to Cyprus.
  • On arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel where you will check in for 4 nights accommodation on a half board basis (continental breakfast and dinner).

Day 2

  • Day visit of Limassol’s old town including Limassol Castle and Medieval Museum.
  • Evening transfer to Traditional Cypriot evening with mezze meal.

Day 3

  • Excursion to Fasouri Watermania Waterpark OR
  • Day trip to Paphos or Nicosia.
  • Return to hotel.

Day 4

  • Morning Excursion to the Kourion Amphitheatre.
  • Afternoon visit to Troodos Mountains.
  • Evening transfer to Bowling Centre.
Troodos Mountains

Day 5

  • Check out of accommodation.
  • Board coach for transfer to airport and return flight to UK.

Excursion Options

  • Kourion Amphitheatre
  • Traditional Cypriot Folk Evening
  • Watermania Water Park
  • Limassol Castle and Medieval Museum
  • Day trips to Paphos or Nicosia
  • Troodos Mountains tour

What is included:

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfers
  • Accommodation at either 2, 3 or 4 star hotel on a half board basis
  • Transfers and excursions
  • The services of our representative whilst in Cyprus
  • Dedicated Tour Co-Ordinator to assist with your tour planning
  • 24 hour emergency telephone assistance Groups Head Office

What's not included:

  • Insurance
  • Incidentals and extra meals
  • Optional Excursions
Jacqui Shaw - Our Head of Schools and Colleges Battlefield Tours

Expert guidance and planning

Here at Holts, we believe that Battlefield Tours are an important part of how a student learns about history, and perhaps even themselves. We have passion, experience and the knowledge to help make the most of your Battlefield Tour and make it an experience for your students to remember for a lifetime.

Our Head of Schools and Colleges Battlefield Tours, Jacqui Shaw, was educated at Reading and Cambridge, and has worked as a teacher for over 20 years. Inspired to learn more after visiting the Battlefields herself on a school tour, she has been returning ever since and is excited to be able to bring the experience to new generations of students. With Holts, we seek to bring history to life, understand the past, and ensure a memorable and rewarding Battlefield Tour for your students.

To arrange and plan your tour, call us on 01709 385500