Kykkos Monastery
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Kykkos Monastery

The Monastery of Kykkos is the richest and most lavish of the monasteries of Cyprus. Situated on a mountain peak it is a place that will leave you breathless.

Church of Agia Paraskevi
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Church of Agia Paraskevi

The church of Agia Paraskevi is located in the village of Geroskipou, 3,5 kilometres east of Pafos. It is considered to be an extremely significant example of Byzantine architecture dated to the 9th century. It has not yet been established whether the church stands on the ruins of an ancient temple dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite.

Choirokoitia - Rondavels
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Choirokoitia prehistoric settlement

Choirokoitia (Khirokitia) prehistoric settlement stands on hills of the Maroni River valley, providing a good insight of living conditions and lifestyle of the earliest known culture in Cyprus.

Kolossi Castle near Limassol in Cyprus
Food

Wine tours of Cyprus - Commandaria Wine Route

Cyprus is not only the island of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, but also the island of wine. So let’s wine tour around Cyprus and follow the Commandaria Wine Route to see a century-long tradition of winemaking. Cyprus is the country of the oldest named wine still in production – Commandaria.

Cyprus skiing
Travel Insights

Cyprus in winter - a perfect skiing destination

When people think about skiing, Cyprus is most likely not among their top 5 destinations. However, they might be surprised by how much Cyprus has to offer in terms of winter sports and entertainment. For that reason, we have decided to give you a short overview of what you can expect form a winter in Cyprus’ Troodos Mountains.

kourion theatre seaview
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Kourion - the ancient kingdom of wealth and power

Kourion - the ancient city on the coast of Mediterranean sea - dates back to the Neolithic period (4500-3900 B.C.), revealing historical evidence, facts and stories from ancient times. A place to be for every history and archaeology enthusiast.

Panagia tou Araka - The church
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Church of Panagia Tou Araka

In the village of Lagoudera, at the foothills of the Troodos Mountain, you can visit the Church of Panagia Tou Araka. It is one of ten churches in Cyprus that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The interior of the church is covered in paintings of extraordinary quality, the most complete series of frescoes of the Middle Byzantine period here.

Panayia Phorviotissa Church
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Church of Panagia tis Asinou

The church of Panagia Phorviotissa, better known as Panagia of Asinou is a small church dedicated to the Virgin of Phorbia. It contains some of the finest Byzantine wall paintings on the island, dating from the 12th to the 17th century and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

View from Akamas to Polis
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Akamas Peninsula National Park

The Akamas Peninsula is a Cyprus National Park located in the north-west part of the island, between towns of Pegeia and Polis. Next to its natural beauty and the huge variety of flora and fauna, other sites of interest include the Baths of Aphrodite 'where the goddess used to bathe' and the turtle nesting place.

Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis
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Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis

The Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis stands in the Village of Kiti, in the Larnaca province of Cyprus. It was built in the 11th century over the ruins of a 5th century early Christian basilica. The interior of the church is covered in paintings rapidly done in watercolour on wet plaster.

Streets of Old Nicosia
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Nicosia - between two worlds

Have you ever wanted to be in two places at once? Well, in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, you can do just that. Learn a little bit more about this fascinating city divided in two by the Green Line and find out about the differences between the two parts of the island.

Cape Greco - Coast
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Cape Greco National Park

Cape Greco - a unique area and a natural masterpiece which changes and reveals something new every season.

A flock of flamingos flying in sunset
Travel Insights

Flamingos in Cyprus - a sight to see

If you ever looked up information about Cyprus, chances are that you have seen some gorgeous shots of flamingos. These stunning creatures are frequent guests of the island, gracing everyone with their presence every winter. Thousands of tourists come to Cyprus just to witness these fabulous birds. Want to know when and where to catch a glimpse?

Flybys of Akamas Peninsula National Park
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Flybys of Akamas Peninsula National Park

Flybys of the beautiful Akamas Peninsula

Flowers of Cyprus - Red tulips
Travel Insights

The flowers of Cyprus - where and when can you see them

Many people visit Cyprus for its beautiful beaches and fantastic landscapes. Some even visit the island for its mountains and ski resorts. But did you know that Cyprus is also the home of astounding wild flowers? Today, we will tell you a little bit about where and when you can see the gorgeous tulips, orchids and blooming almond trees.

Tomb No 3 with peristyle atrium
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Tombs of the Kings

Imagine, being in a desert-like landscape knowing you are amongst some of Cyprus' most ancient tombs. Lying about two kilometres north-west of Paphos harbour lies the Tomb of the Kings Archeological Site. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site contains carved rocks that date back to the Hellenistic and early Roman periods.

Sea caves - single column
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Sea Caves of Cape Greco

The Sea Caves of Ayia Napa (cape Cavo Greco) is one of the most visited natural attractions on the south-eastern coast of Cyprus, located between two popular resorts - Agia Napa and Protaras. It is part of Cape Greco National Park. Locals often refer to the sea caves as 'Cavo Greco stone castles' and totally makes sense, when seen in real life.

Avakas Gorge
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Avakas Gorge

Avakas Gorge is a spectacular destination for outdoor and nature enthusiasts. This natural gem hosts an impressive amount of various plant species and animals and is one of the top destinations in Cyprus and Akamas Peninsula.

Cyprus dish, grilled Halloumi cheese
Food

A Culinary Journey through Cyprus

We’ve been to the mountains, we’ve lazed on the beach a little, now we need to eat, and a culinary journey through Cyprus would be more than fit. Here are a few yummy traditional Cypriot recipes and how to prepare them.

Kouklia site 2
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The Ancient city of Palaipafos

The archaeological site of Palaipafos or 'Old Pafos' reveals many historical facts about legendary Goddess of Love - Aphrodite and the life in ancient times in the village of Kouklia.