It’s now easier than ever to discover the fascinating Mediterranean island of Cyprus, taking in both sides: the Greek side and Turkish side. Spend days lounging in the sunshine on the beaches or exploring ancient archaeological sites dating back to 4th century in Paphos. If you’re looking for a more active holiday, you’ll be well-catered for with an endless number of watersports available along the coastline and hiking trails through the island’s inland mountains. Speak to one of our Europe Travel Experts to book your holiday to Cyprus, or browse our website.
Water sports are a big deal in Cyprus these days, and whether you are an experience adrenaline junkie or first-timer, there is an activity for you to enjoy. Cyprus is one of the best spots for scuba diving in Europe, but if you prefer to stay above the surface, there is wind surfing, wake boarding and sailing. On land, the country's mountains offer the perfect terrain for walking and hiking, and even skiing in winter. And do not miss out on a trip to a Cypriot vineyard.
Cyprus Food & Drink
As with so many countries, the key to Cyprus's soul can be found in its food. The country's varied history is reflected in its cuisine, where Greek, Turkish and Middle Eastern influences combine to make for truly delicious fare. Meze are classics that can be found across the country, featuring halloumi, hummus and grilled sausages. Cypriot desserts, which are made from almonds, figs, lemon, pistachios, rose water, syrups, and walnuts among other ingredients, are also very tasty.
Cyprus has so many captivating sites to visit you will almost certainly want to make another trip in order to see them all. From fascinating Paphos with its incredible and extensive archaeological site and museum, to the captivating Cyprus Wine Museum in Erimi, there is something to interest everyone. Visit the Leventis gallery, Hamam Omerye baths and Selimiye mosque in Nicosia and the Agios Lazaros church in Larnaca, a fine example of exquisite 9th century Byzantine architecture.
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