Bellapais Abbey/Monastery is a short drive from Kyrenia harbour. This monastery is located on a small hill providing good views of the city. The area around the monastery has lots of shops selling souvenirs and there are many restaurants too.
This is good place to visit in the evening when you have a few hours to spare. The monastery looks even better when the lights are switched-on, but you will not be able to go inside. Rather, you have to watch it from within the restaurant next door.
The easiest way to go to Bellapais Abbey is to turn towards east on the first round-about entering kyrenia and then you will reach “what was told to me” as the only traffic signal in Kyrenia. Beyond this, there are clear signboards directing you to the monastery.
Places to see near Bellapais Abbey
Enjoy North Cyprus!