Travel Organizations & Airlines

Aegean Air

Airtours

Cobalt Air

Crusj

Globefreaks Travel

Salamis Tours

Trackers Excursions



Hotels/ Bed & Breakfast

Azia Resort & Spa, Chloraka

Bellapais Hotel Ambelia Village

Cristys Palace Hotel

Elyssia Hotel

Grecian Bay Hotel, Ayia Napa

Louis Hotels

Mediterranean Beach Hotel, Limassol

Melpo Antia Luxury Apartments/ Suites


Villas & Apartments

Agrotourism

Captain Karas

James Villa's

Leptos Calypso, Paphos

Nautilus Apartments

Rododafni Apartments, Paphos

Villas in Cyprus



Nicosia

Arch. Makarios Cultural Center

British Colnial Law Courts

Byzantine Museum

Costanza Bastion

Cyprus Museum

Famagusta Gate

Folkart Museum

Ledra Street Crossing Point

Liberty Monument

Nicosia Wiki

Omar Mosque

The National Struggle Museum

Zampelas Art Museum


General Information Cyprus

Campsites Cyprus

CIA Factbook Cyprus

Cyprus Living Magazine

Entry requirements Cyprus

Honorary Consular Officers Cyprus

Forum Cyprus

Money/ Currency Cyprus

Lonely Planet Cyprus

Vaccinations Cyprus

Visit Cyprus

Weather Cyprus

World Heritage Cyprus



What to see Cyprus

Camel Park

Cave Aphrodite

Cape Greco

Castle Kolossi

Choirokoitaia

Church of Saint Lazarus, Larnaca

Fort Paphos

Kourion

Kyriazis Medical Museum, Larnaca

Paphos Archeologisch park

Salt Lake Larnaca

Wine Villages



West Cyprus

Akamas Peninsula National Park

Baths of Aphrodite

Coral Bay

Geroskipou

Kato Pafos

Lara

Lempa

Paphos

Petra tou Romiou

Polis


South Cyprus

Akrotiri

Amathous

Ayia Napa

Cape Aspro

Kalavasos

Larnaca

Lefkara

Limassol

Protaras

Pyrga


Central Cyprus

Agros

Louvaras

Pera Chorio

Peristerona

Tamassos



Cyprus


Northern Cyprus

Bellapais

Bogazi

Famagusta

─░skele

Karpasia Peninsula

Kormakitis

Kyrenia

Lambousa

Lefka

Lysi

Morfou

Northern Nicosia

Salamis

Soloi

Vouni


Troodos Mountains

Cedar Valley

CHurches UNESCO

Kykkos Monastery

Lofou

Olympus Mountain

Omodos

Pedoulas

Platres



Going out/ Events Cyprus

Bedrock Inn, Ayia Napa

Club Deep, Larnaca

Cyprus Rocks

Fengaros Festival Cyprus

Going out Cyprus

Nightlife Ayia Napa

Omna Night Club Nicosia

Paradise Jazz Festival

Roots Bar, Famagusta

Sarah's Jazz Club, Nicosia

The Castle Club, Ayia Napa

TimeOut Cyprus Events Calender

Vibes Club, Paphos

Windcraft Music Fest



Restaurants/ Culinary Cyprus

Art Cafe 1900, Larnaca

Cyprus International Food Festival

Dionysus Mansion, Limassol

Flames, Ayia Napa

Gold Sakura, Paphos

Lunchdinner Restaurant Guide

Piatsa Gourounaki, Nicosia

Recipe Cypriotic Meze

Ristorante Bacco, Paphos

Taverna Napa

To Anamma, Nicosia


Religion Cyprus

Buddhist Monastery Nicosia

Catholic Church Cyprus

Greek Evangelical Church

Hinduism in Cyprus

Holydays in Cyprus

Islam in Cyprus

Jewish Community Cyprus

Eastern Orthodox Church

Orthodox Church in Cyprus

Religions in Cyprus

When the Cemetery Becomes Political


Transport/ Car Rental

Airport Transfers

Aiports in Cyprus

Cheap Car Rental Cyprus

Cyprus by Bus

Distances in Cyprus

LimoCyprus

Driving on the left hand side Cyprus

Taxi Fares in Cyprus

Driving advice Cyprus

Means of transportation in Cyprus

Viamare Ferries


History/ Culture Cyprus

Ancient Greek inscriptions in Cyprus

British influence on Cyprus

Cypriotic culture

Cyprus Island of Copper

Departement of Antiquities

Festival of Ancient Greek Drama

History Paphos

Jewish history Cyprus

Turkish invasion of Cyprus


Pictures/ Travel Stories/ Blogs

Baardwijk's Worldview

Cypriot and Proud

Cyprus with kids

Expat blog

Floating my Boat

No Stamp

The Island of Aphrodite

Travel report Cyprus

The Cyprus Blog


Real Estate Cyprus

Country Life

In Cyprus Property

Kariatides Developments

Northern Cyprus Property

Old Village Houses

Remax Cyprus

Theomaria Estates




Shopping Cyprus

Cyprus Luxury Pets

Cyprus Outdoor Shop

Cyprus Premium Outlet

Kings Avenue Mall

Kouross

Stephanis

Stradivarius

The Mall of Cyprus


Healthcare Cyprus

Blue Cross Cyprus

Dentist, Dr. Zenonos

Evangelismos Hospital

Health Insurance Cyprus

Healthcare in Cyprus

Nicosia General Hospital

Physiotherapy Center Chr. Toumazi

Saint Anastasios Clinic


Sport/ Activities Cyprus

Aphrodite Waterpark

Diving, MS Zenobia

Elea Golf Course

Fasouri Waterpark

Kitehouse Kitesurfing School

Klirou Cross Country Challenge

Marine Divers

Skiing in Cyprus


Business Cyprus

Bank of Cyprus

Chamber of Commerce Cyprus

Economy of Cyprus

Statistics Cyprus

TKB Credit Management

Virtual Assistent



Jobs/ Internships Cyprus

Academic jobs Cyprus

Internship in Nicosia

Jobs Cyprus

Internship Anne van Bohemen

Study in Cyprus

Working at McDonald's Cyprus



Language/ Education Cyprus

American International School

Basic words Cypriotic Greek

Cyprus Science University

Logos School

Neapolis University

Languages Cyprus

University of Cyprus


Travel Planner Cyprus A-Z

Accommodation Cyprus

Cyprus has all the accommodation types. Most hotels and guesthouses are open all year. There are luxury hotels, family residences, apartments, villas, campsites, stylishly restored village houses, agrotourism accommodation, too many to mention.

Beaches Cyprus

During the tourist season, most beaches have lifeguards. The zones where you can swim are marked with colored buoys. It is not forbidden to swim outside, but of course not recommended. Beach amenities as showers are standard everywhere. There are many stone or rocky beaches on the south coast.

Best travel time Cyprus

Cyprus is a great year-round destination. In winter it can still be up to 24 degrees and it is generally nice weather. Of course Cyprus is a wonderful beach destination in the summer, where there is also plenty to do for the more active holidaymaker.

Border formalities Cyprus

For Cyprus you need a passport that is valid for at least 90 days on arrival, you can stay for 3 months. No visa is required for Cyprus. You can buy duty free: 200 cigarettes, 1 liter liquor and 2 liters of wine.

Capital of Cyprus

Nicosia is the capital of both parts of Cyprus and is located in the centre of the island. Nicosia is also the financial center. The capital is surrounded by Venetian city walls.

Children on holiday to Cyprus

Both parts of Cyprus are family-friendly. Risks for children are sunburn, jellyfish and stinging insects.

Climate/ Weather Cyprus

Cyprus has a Mediterranean climate, tempered by the sea breeze. The sun shines more than 300 days a year.

Disabled

Few buildings in Cyprus have wheelchair ramps. Sidewalks are often uneven. A leaflet with information about disabled facilities is available at the CTO. Only a few museums in Cyprus have braille or audio guides.

Economy Cyprus

There is a big difference in prosperity between the North and the South. Partly because of the open economy, the level of prosperity in the Greek part is higher than in the Turkish part. The Cypriotic economy is particularly prosperous due to tourism, real estate and the export of agricultural products.

Education Cyprus

Cyprus has a compulsory education for children aged between 4 and 15 years. In terms of construction, the actual education starts with the kindergarten. The last year of this falls under the compulsory education phase. This is a continuation in primary school for 6 to 12 year olds (classes 1 to 6) and the gymnasium for 13 to 15 year olds (group A, B and C). Through a final exam organized by the gymnasia, pupils complete their compulsory education with a diploma that provides direct access to general educational lycea or technical vocational schools for 15 to 18 year olds. Higher education institutions are at HBO and university level and there are public and private variants.

Electricity Cyprus

The voltage in Cyprus is 220/240 Volts. There are English three-pin plugs. Most hotel receptions have an adapter for you to borrow. There are also hotels that have adapted the sockets to the current European plugs.

Etiquette Cyprus

Visiting religious buildings, appropriate clothing is required. Here you wear long pants or a skirt and make sure your shoulders are covered. Before you'll enter a mosque, you should take off your shoes.

Fauna Cyprus

In the forests of Cyprus there is the Mouflon, this is a mountain sheep. Donkeys live on the Karpasia peninsula. On sandy beaches, flora turtles lay their eggs. Lizards, especially the sand lizard, you encounter everywhere. Pink flamingos and pelicans live along the salt lakes near Larnaca.

Flora Cyprus

The high mountains in Cyprus are covered with pine and cedar forest. In the spring, colorful flowers cover the hills and meadows.

General information Cyprus

Cyprus has a long history of more than 10,000 years. Cyprus has been influenced by the Hellenes, Romans, Byzantines, Venetians, Ottomans and Britons. Cyprus is famous as the birthplace of Aphrodite. Every place in Cyprus has its own character. You can go out perfectly, enjoy a sun holiday, culture and nature. There is really something for everyone on this island and it is a great travel destination in both summer and winter.

Geography Cyprus

Cyprus is located in the eastern part of the Mediterranean, between Turkey and the Syrian coast. Turkey is at a distance of 75 km. The mountain Pentadaktylos extends over the north of the island. In the middle lies the overwhelming Troodos Mountains. The peninsulas Akamas and Karpasia are very rough.

Getting married in Cyprus

Cyprus, the island of Aphrodite, is of course ideal for a wedding trip and marriage is also possible. Cyprus is even one of the world's most popular wedding destinations. There are various possibilities for a wedding in Cyprus. All places have a municipal office where you can obtain the Marriage License. If you prefer to make a religious marriage, you should first go to the municipal office, otherwise your marriage will not be lawful. If you have arranged the administrative matters, you can make further plans for the wedding party. The island has everything you need for wedding dresses, wedding rings, flowers, cakes and so on. Some hotels have their own wedding chapel. There are also various wedding planners that can help you. One thing is certain, it will be an unforgettable wedding.

Healthcare Cyprus

You do not need vaccinations for Cyprus. You can drink the tap water safely. Healthcare in Cyprus is good, but expensive, insurance is absolutely necessary. Victims of accidents and emergencies are treated free of charge.

Inhabitants of Cyprus

Cyprus has 1,221,549 (2017) inhabitants. Cypriot society consists of two completely separate cultures; the island has a Greek and a Turkish part.

Languages Cyprus

In the south people speak Greek and in the north Turkish. In addition, they often speak English and German.

Money Cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has introduced the euro on 1 January. The currency in Northern Cyprus is the Turkish Lira. You can also pay with euros in Northern Cyprus. ATMs can be found everywhere. Credit cards are accepted in many places. In the north, the banking network is less extensive than in the south. You may enter an unlimited amount of banknotes on arrival, but you must indicate this.

Photography

Photographing military bases or facilities and the border between the north and the south is absolutely forbidden. You can generally photograph for free archaeological sites. The state museums ask an amount for permission to photograph. In religious buildings it is best to ask permission in advance to be able to take photographs, usually flash is prohibited.

Religion Cyprus

Most Greek Cypriots are Cypriot Orthodox. The Saints Barnabas and Paul would have spread Christianity in Cyprus. Islam is the largest religion in the north.

Safety in Cyprus

Cyprus has a low crime rate. Always pay attention to your belongings, especially in busy places. There are frequent forest fires in Cyprus. There are two types of fire service in Cyprus, one for general emergencies and one for forest fires. Always make sure that you do not cause forest fires caused by cigarettes. Ambulance: 112, forest fire brigade 1407 (north: 177), fire brigade: 112 (north: 199), police: 112 (north: 155).

Smoking

Smoking in hotels, restaurants, bars, airports and other public buildings is prohibited. Even if there are special smoking areas. Note: in Cyprus, both the entrepreneur and the smoker can be fined. It is forbidden to smoke in a car or camper in the presence of someone who is younger than 16 years.

Telephony Cyprus

The country code of Cyprus is +357. The quality of telecommunications is very good in Cyprus. Calling the police, ambulance and fire department is free.

Time Cyprus

Cyprus is located in the Eastern European time zone. It is one hour later than Central European time. In the period from the end of March to the end of September one has summer time in Cyprus.

Troodos Mountains

The Troodos Mountains are a volcanic massif. It lies almost 2000 meters above sea level. The Pedieos, the longest river in Cyprus, rises in the Troodos Mountains. Numerous vineyards extend on the southern slopes. The highest mountain of the Troodos Mountains is the Olympus, which is 1952 meters high. You will find mountain streams and beautiful waterfalls between the mountains. In winter there is regular snow in the Troodos Mountains and you can ski on a limited scale.

Traffic Cyprus

They are driving on the left-hand side in Cyprus. The roads in Cyprus are in good condition, even in the mountains. Cypriot drivers sometimes ignore zebra crossings. There are heavy fines on driving without a seatbelt or the use of a cell phone when driving a vehicle.

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