Cyprus is a mixing pot of cultures that is geographically located in Asia but has clear ties to Europe. With its Mediterranean good looks, the island of Cyprus is the fourth popular destination to visit in the world. Sun-soaked beaches await you to discover them in an island of unremarkable beauty, culture, and history. Cyprus is a truly irresistible destination with electable cuisines, pristine beaches, sunny weather, and wonderful historic sights.read more
Popular areas in Cyprus
Historic villages, ancient ruins, incredible mountains, and wonderful vibrant cities await you to discover them at the majestic island of Cyprus. Visit Famagusta, the deepest harbor on the island and view the Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque and the St. Barnabas Monastery. One of the must visit places is also the city of Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus which is divided in Turkish-controlled Northern Cyprus and the cultural Greek Republic of Cyprus to the South. Here among the top sightseeings are the Cyprus Museum, the Byzantine Museum, and the Ledra Observatory Museum, where you can climb to the 11th floor and actually see the island’s national dividing line also known as the green line. Those who seek maximum relaxation and wonderful beaches Protaras is the ideal place.
At Kyrenia the town in Turkish Cyprus you can find the 1300 years old stunning backdrop made up of the Pentadaktylos Mountain and it’s also an excellent spot to view turtles. The oldest city in Cyprus, Larnaka with its massive history that dates back more than 6,000 years has a variety of monuments to see! If nightlife is what you’re after, Ayia Napa is the perfect spot for you, while during the day it offers lots of beaches for some suntan. Limassol is a major tourism destination for those in search of sun and sand while Paphos is a beautiful city with lots of hotels and archeological landmarks.
Things to do in Cyprus
Cyprus offers a plethora of activities wherever you are! Visit the Akamas Peninsula where you will not find paved roads, a beautiful place for hiking or mountain biking. Hike at the 10-mile pedestrian trail at Protaras with splendid sea views or for the most demanding hike to the rushing waters of the Caledonia Falls at the Troodos Mountains. Divers would love the Zenobia, a Swedish-built cargo ship that sank just off the coast of Larnaka. Want to experience a rush of adrenaline? You can do rafting at the rapid water currents of Koprulu Canyon.
Family fun in Cyprus
Kids of all ages will surely love Cyprus! At the Eagle Mountain Rach at Paphos, you can do horse riding with majestic views and calm beautiful horses. Visit the Camel Park at Mazotos to feed the Camels; it's considered one of the best parts of the island. Older kids will surely enjoy the visit to the Cyprus Historic & Classic Motor Museum at Lemesos.
Family days at the beach! Spend quality time at the shores of Fig Tree Bay, Makronissos Beach, Landa Beach, and Konnos Bay. Kids will also be amazed at the water park Fasouri Watermania at Lemesos, the Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark and the WaterWorld at Ayia Napa.
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