About Cyprus

Cyprus, an island drenched in tradition and mythology which can trace its history back 10,000 years. The island has been influenced historically by Alexandra the Great, the Greeks, the Romans, the Turks, even Richard the Lion Heart reigned during the Crusades. These influences have moulded the Cyprus of today. The enchantment is the legacy of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty. This love, hospitality and tradition of the Cypriot people are what visitors so fondly remember Cyprus for.

The island enjoys over 330 days of sunshine, rarely falling below 24C. Much of Cyprus remains untouched and unspoilt, with pine forests and traditional mountain villages, with nature trails and sandy beaches.

Cyprus has many places of interest to visit, the ancient mosaics of Paphos, the tomb of the Kings, the many Byzantine churches even one of the oldest Muslim mosques at the lake that is visited every year by thousands of migrating Pink Flamingos.

Cyprus is a modern Democratic Republic, a full member of the European Union since 1st May 2004 and is situated at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. It maintains one of the lowest crime rates in the World.