Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and offers a variety of landscapes and cultural sights with 9000 years of history. Visitors enjoy the 620 km of changeful coast. There a sandy and shingle beaches, precipitous cliffs and lonesome bays with crystal clear water. Two mountain ranges cross the island: the Pentadaktylos (Besparmak) in the North and the densely wooded Troodos-mountains in the South. The highest peak is Mount Olympos with 1.952 meters. In the fertile plain in the centre of the island the capital city Nikosia is located. Cyprus' position at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa explain the great diversity of flora and fauna. One can easily reach the independent governed South via the two international airports of Paphos and Larnaka. Nature lovers and hikers are enthusiastic about the natural wonders of the peninsula Akamas in the South West of the island. The city Paphos is said to be the famous birth place of Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty. Several historical sights nearby were honored by the UNESCO as world heritage. Last but not least the Mediterranean way of life and the hospitality of the Cypriots will make one enjoy the island. The pampering climate makes visitors enjoy Cyprus all year around.
Arrival: Schedule or charter flights, rental car