Why Cyprus?

Choose this gorgeous island as your clients' next travel destination.
Facts about Cyprus Republic
  • Location
    Cyprus is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • Currency
    The official currency is the Euro (EUR).
  • International Airports
    Cyprus is served by two international airports – Larnaca International Airport (LCA) and Paphos International Airport (PFO).
  • EU Membership
    Cyprus has been a member of the European Union (EU) since 2004. However, Cyprus is not part of the Schengen Area.
  • Official Languages
    Greek and Turkish are the official languages. English is widely used and understood.
  • Capital
    Nicosia (Lefkosia), the capital and largest city of Cyprus, is unique as the last divided capital in the world.

Tourism in Cyprus

Cyprus is a popular tourist destination known for its diverse attractions. The island offers a mix of historical sites, beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Direct Flights
    There are direct flights available from numerous European countries.
  • All-Season Appeal
    Cyprus is an all-season destination, offering an inviting and enjoyable climate throughout the year: from mild winters averaging around 18°C to warm summers with temperatures reaching approximately 32°C.
  • Proximity of Attractions
    Short distances connect major attractions. Tourists enjoy the island's rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture without lengthy commutes.
  • Language Accessibility
    English is widely spoken alongside Greek.
  • Diverse vacation options
    Cyprus offering a diverse range of vacation experiences. We are here for you to tailor your clients' stay to their preferences. Whether they seek beachside relaxation, cultural immersion, or adventure, Cyprus provides a perfect setting for ideal getaway. The choices are as varied as the island itself.
  • Safety and Hospitality
    Cyprus consistently ranks as one of the safest destinations in Europe. The island's warm and welcoming culture ensures that your clients feel at home.
Cyprus Tourism on the Rise
Back to 2019 Levels in 2023, with Further Growth Predicted for 2024 and 2025!
What Cyprus has to offer
There's entertainment tailored to suit every tourist's taste on the island.
  • 340
    Sunny days a year
  • 12
    UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • 74
    Blue Flag Beaches
  • 230+
    Hiking trails

A brief introduction to Cyprus' rich history

Roman & Byzantine periods
Key historical dates include Cyprus becoming a Roman province in 58 BC and later part of the Byzantine Empire. The island's strategic importance led to Arab invasions in the 7th century and subsequent Byzantine recovery.
The French Epoch
In 1191, Richard the Lionheart sold Cyprus to the Knights Templar, and it eventually landed under Frankish rule. The echoes of this period resonate in the stone walls of castles like Kyrenia and in the Gothic arches of Bellapais Abbey, offering a glimpse into a chapter where French refinement intertwined with Cyprus's rich heritage. One of Cyprus's most illustrious contributions to history is Commandaria, recognized as the world's oldest named wine still in production. Legends suggest it was served at the wedding of King Richard the Lionheart to Berengaria of Navarre in 1191. Its production thrived under the Knights Templar during the medieval period.
The Venetian Period
The Venetian period stands as a chapter of maritime dominance and cultural fusion. From 1489 to 1570, the Republic of Venice ruled over the island. Cultural exchanges between the Venetians and local Cypriots enriched the island's artistic tapestry. The Venetian influence is palpable in the charming blend of Gothic and Renaissance elements. In the heart of Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, the legacy of the Venetian period manifests prominently in the form of the Venetian Walls—a testament to the island's strategic significance during the 16th century.
The Ottoman Invasion
Following the Venetian era, Cyprus entered a new epoch under Ottoman rule. The Ottoman Empire claimed Cyprus in 1571, initiating a four-century rule. The Ottoman period in Cyprus stands as a testament to the island's historical resilience and adaptability, as it embraced and integrated different cultural influences, marking yet another pivotal chapter in its rich and varied history.
Modern History
The island's modern history includes British administration from 1878 until 1960, when Cyprus gained independence.
Exploring Cyprus Throughout the Year
Here's a guide to the best times to visit this exciting Mediterranean island⬇️
Summer in Cyprus offers all you'd expect from a Mediterranean vacation: warm seas, hot sunny days, parties in resort towns, and great weather for hiking in the hills. Before and after summer, the weather is wonderful – everything's open, and it's not too crowded. Late spring and early fall bring cultural festivals that people from around the world love. In winter, the island cools off, some businesses close, and celebrations become more about local traditions and family gatherings.
Low Season:
November to April. During Cyprus's off-season, hotel rates drop, and it's much quieter. There's even a short ski season in the Troodos Mountains and on its peak - 1,952m Mt Olympus.

Plus, the weather is still comfortable for discovering the island's historical places, like Paphos Archeological Park, Kourion, and 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Don't miss the great Limassol Carnival, that will be held in March 2024 – a colorful and lively festival known for its fantastic parades, music, and costumes. It's a unique and vibrant experience worth attending! Find Calendar of Cyprus Festivals here.
Shoulder Season:
May and June, September and October. In the months just before and after the busy summer season, nearly everything is open. The temperatures are in the higher 20s Celsius during the day, and crowds are manageable. The sea is still warm and comfortable to swim in. It's the ideal time for hiking through different natural trails and parks, like the Troodos Nature Trail and the Akamas Peninsula. For more adventure, try jeep and buggy tours through Cyprus's rugged terrain.
High Season:
July and August. During the peak summer season, everything is open, and there are special events for visitors everywhere on the island. Temperatures rise above 30°C, the Mediterranean is warm and perfect for swimming. The coastal areas get busy with a party atmosphere, especially around Agia Napa, Lemesos (Limassol), and Pafos, while the inland towns are quieter. You can easily escape the crowds by heading for the hills. Don't forget to explore Cyprus's coastline with cruises and enjoy various water sports during this time.
Cyprus welcomes visitors at any time of the year and we will make sure that your clients' stay on the island is as relaxing, impressive and enjoyable as possible!
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Cyprus' districts
There are 1 mountain and 4 seaside regions of Southern Cyprus.
Each region boasts its own unique charm, from the picturesque Troodos Mountains to the sun-kissed shores of Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos, and Famagusta.
Additionally, Northern Cyprus - an area under the administration of Turkey, has a rich cultural heritage influenced by various civilizations.


Paphos, a jewel on the southwestern coast of Cyprus, is a city rich in history and culture, recognized by UNESCO for its outstanding heritage, including the Tombs of the Kings and the Paphos Archaeological Park.

The charming harbor area, with its medieval castle, invites visitors to wander through picturesque streets filled with traditional tavernas and shops. Paphos also boasts the stunning Aphrodite's Rock, a legendary birthplace of the goddess of love.

Paphos district offers a variety of coastal spots, from secluded coves to family-friendly shores, catering to different preferences.

The region is characterized by lush landscapes, vineyards producing Cyprus wine, and a welcoming atmosphere that encapsulates the island's beauty and hospitality.
Historical and Cultural Sights:

  1. Paphos Archaeological Park
  2. Tombs of the Kings
  3. Paphos Castle
  4. Ancient Odeon
  5. Agia Solomoni Catacomb
  6. Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church
  7. Ayios Neophytos Monastery
  8. Paphos Byzantine Museum
  9. Paphos Ethnographic Museum
Natural Attractions:

  1. Aphrodite's Rock (Petra tou Romiou)
  2. Akamas Peninsula National Park
  3. Adonis Baths Waterfalls
  4. Avakas Gorge
  5. Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station
  6. Paphos Forest
  7. Agios Neophytos Nature Trail
  8. Asprokremmos Dam

  1. Coral Bay
  2. Lara Beach
  3. Pissouri Beach
  4. Latchi Beach
  5. Municipal Beach (Paphos)
  6. Alykes Beach
  7. Faros Beach


      Limassol seamlessly blends rich cultural heritage with contemporary allure. The district's vibrant hub, boasts a captivating mix of historical landmarks and modern attractions. The Limassol Castle, Kourion Archaeological Site, and Ancient Amathus showcase the area's deep-rooted history, while Limassol Marina and the Cyprus Medieval Museum offer a glimpse into its cosmopolitan present.

      The city pulses with energy, boasting trendy restaurants, chic bars, and galleries that line its lively streets.

      Limassol district also serves as a gateway to the Troodos Mountains, where the scenic landscapes provide a refreshing escape. The Akrotiri Peninsula, home to ancient ruins and beautiful beaches, adds another layer to the district's diverse offerings.
      Historical and Cultural Sights:

      1. Limassol Castle
      2. Kourion Archaeological Site
      3. Ancient Amathus
      4. Limassol Archaeological Museum
      5. Cyprus Medieval Museum
      6. Kolossi Castle and Surrounding Vineyards
      7. Limassol Marina
      8. Limassol Municipal Gardens
      9. Heroes Square
      Natural Attractions:

      1. Troodos Mountains (partially in Limassol district)
      2. Akrotiri Peninsula
      3. Germasogeia Dam
      4. Kouris Dam

      1. Ladies' Mile Beach
      2. Dasoudi Beach
      3. Akti Olympion Beach
      4. Curium Beach
      5. Governor's Beach
      6. Pissouri Beach


          Larnaca's central hub, is a true gem, boasting a beautiful historical center adorned with charming cobblestone streets, traditional architecture, and inviting squares.

          The district further enchants with natural wonders, including the mesmerizing salt lakes, where flocks of flamingos paint the skies during certain seasons. The stunning Hala Sultan Tekke mosque stands as a testament to the area's cultural diversity.The district's beaches, such as the bustling Finikoudes Beach and the laid-back Mackenzie Beach, provide a diverse coastal experience along the Mediterranean.

          Larnaca is home to an international airport, making it a convenient and accessible entry point for travelers exploring Cyprus.
          Historical and Cultural Sights:

          1. Larnaca Castle
          2. Church of Saint Lazarus
          3. Beautiful Historical Center (Cobblestone streets, traditional architecture, squares)
          4. Hala Sultan Tekke mosque
          5. Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
          6. Larnaca Fort
          7. Kamares Aqueduct
          8. Choirokoitia (Choirokitia): A UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing a well-preserved Neolithic settlement.
          Natural Attractions:

          1. Larnaca Salt Lake
          2. Cape Kiti Wind Farm
          3. Voroklini Lake

          1. Finikoudes Beach
          2. Mackenzie Beach
          3. Faros Beach
          4. Pyla Beach
          5. Dhekelia Beach

              Ayia Napa and Protaras

              Ayia Napa and Protaras districts beckon beach lovers with their irresistible blend of sun-soaked shores. The region is famous for its stunning sea caves. It is better to take a coastal cruise for a unique view of the sea caves from crystal-clear waters. Or, try stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) to explore hidden coves and secret caves along the calm sea.

              Ayia Napa is renowned for its lively nightlife. Here you will find the hottest clubs, trendiest bars and coolest venues for concerts and DJ performances.

              While Protaras would be a perfect and calm gateway for families.
              Historical and Cultural Sights:

              1. Ayia Napa Sculpture Park
              2. Thalassa Municipal Museum
              3. St. Elijah Chapel
              4. Ayia Napa Monastery
              5. Profitis Elias Church
              Natural Attractions:

              1. Cape Greco National Forest Park
              2. Sea Caves & Water Adventures

              1. Nissi Beach
              2. Fig Tree Bay
              3. Makronissos Beach
              4. Green Bay Beach
              5. Konnos Bay


                  Nicosia is the last divided capital in the world, with the Green Line dividing the city between the Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

                  Nicosia District, the most central region in Cyprus, seamlessly blends the island's rich historical tapestry with a modern urban landscape. As the capital city, Nicosia stands as a living testament to the island's diverse heritage. From the Selimiye Mosque, which was once St. Sophia Cathedral, to the Omeriye Mosque converted from an Augustinian church, Nicosia showcases a blend of religious and architectural influences.
                  The Ledra Street crossing serves as a symbolic checkpoint, embodying hopes for reunification and reflecting the city's dynamic present.
                  Historical and Cultural Sights:

                  1. Venetian Walls
                  2. Ledra Street
                  3. Cyprus Archaeological Museum
                  4. Eleftheria Square
                  5. Leventis Municipal Museum
                  6. Checkpoint Charlie
                  7. Faneromeni Church
                  8. Selimiye Mosque
                  9. Archbishop's Palace
                  Natural Attractions:

                  1. Athalassa National Forest Park
                  2. Athalassa Dam
                  3. Pedieos River Linear Park


                  The region is dominated by the Troodos mountain range (which covers covers a third of Cyprus' territory), offering stunning vistas, hiking trails, and an escape into nature. In winter, it transforms into a snowy wonderland, attracting winter sports enthusiasts.

                  Troodos is dotted with charming villages, each with its own unique character: Omodos, Lofou, Lefkara, Kakopetria and others.

                  A UNESCO World Heritage site, the region is home to ten intricately decorated Byzantine churches, including the famous Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis and Panagia tou Araka, adorned with vibrant frescoes.

                  Moreover, the region boasts several vineyards and wineries. Our tourists indulge in wine tasting experiences, savoring local varieties like Commandaria and Xynisteri.
                  Troodos Natural trails:

                  1. Caledonia Waterfalls
                  2. Artemis Trail
                  3. Atalanti Trail
                  4. Kampos tou Livadiou
                  5. Ydatodexameni Prodromou – Stavroulia
                  6. Persephone
                  7. Kato Amiantos – Loumata ton Aeton
                  Villages, Monasteries and Churches:

                  1. Troodos Painted Churches
                  2. Kykkos Monastery
                  3. Troodos Observatory
                  4. Troodos Botanical Garden
                  5. Monastery of the Holy Cross
                  6. Lofou Village
                  7. Kakopetria Village
                  8. Pedoulas Village
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