The unparalleled beauty of the nature of Cyprus is an invitation for discovery and rediscovery, irrespective of the season. Sunday Escapes give you the opportunity to travel back in time into the history and culture of the island, admire the natural beauty and biodiversity, sample the traditional gastronomy and treat yourself to a walk or mountain bike ride along its unique mountain trails.

Sunday Escapes

Leave the fatigue of everyday routine behind you and relax in the cool forests, the lush mountain slopes and the picturesque stone-built villages of the countryside.

The programme offers Sunday excursions (except on religious or national holidays) from September 2018 to June 2019. Each month will have a theme round which the programme of the excursions will revolve.

General informations:

Reservations: Reservations and information on telephone 77778050 (or 22713760) Monday to Friday 09:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 17:00 and on

The deadline for reservations is 11.00 am on Thursday for the coming Sunday. Places are limited therefore, participation is permitted only when pre-booking and full payment is made. The excursions last around 8 -10 hours.

Terms and conditions:

  1. The prices featured in this brochure apply to the Sunday Escapes programme and any changes made to them do not bind the Deputy Ministry of Tourism in any way. They apply only for the aforementioned programme.
  2. There must be a minimum of 10 participants for each excursion. The maximum number of participants differs according to each excursion.
  3. Prices for the excursions include the meal and activities for each one and differ accordingly (special prices apply for children 7-12 years old). Drinks are not included. There is a different age limit for some excursions.
  4. Participation of children under the age of 7 is not permitted.
  5. Lunch will be meze but may vary when the theme of day is gastronomy, in which case it will also include the theme’s product. The price includes water per four persons.
  6. Reservations must be made through the travel agent specified and the fee must be prepaid.
  7. Cancellations with a full refund can be made up to one week before the date of the excursion.
  8. In the event of cancellation of the excursion, either because of low demand or because of the weather or other reasons, participants will be informed by the travel agent on the Friday before the excursion.
  9. The Deputy Ministry of Tourism retains the right to change and/or cancel excursions.
  10. The Deputy Ministry of Tourism accepts no responsibility for any allergies or accidents.
  11. Sunday Escapes’ program has been created with the purpose of boosting Rural Tourism and cultivating the touristic consciousness of the people. It is mostly aimed at permanent residents of Cyprus (internal tourism).

Note: As of the 2nd January 2019 the Cyprus Tourism Organisation has been transformed into the Deputy Ministry of Tourism