1. SCOUT around ancient ruins
The timelines of ancient towns can be traced back to antiquity, but the remains of important artifacts are still standing. Stroll around millennia-old monuments, amphitheaters and columns. Take in the smell of history.
2. PLAY around Goddess Aphrodite’s playgrounds.
Enjoy the welcoming waters and relax on the fine Blue-Flag beaches. Feel the warm sand beneath your feet as you stare out across the azure of the Mediterranean.
3. GET ACTIVE on the island of contrasts.
From secluded bays, to lively resorts, from sandy beaches to rocky coves, you are bound to love the island. You can snorkel, dive, play water sports, windsurf or sail, or just relax in the sunshine. Mooch around the many marinas and waterfronts. Walk in pine-scented forests, go cycling or hiking in the countryside or take up a new sport.
4. SAVOUR & UNCORK the culinary wonders of Cypriot cuisine
. Sink your teeth into the famous halloumi. Go truly local by accompanying wih a village salad, watermelon and a glass of delicious Cypriot wine or Coumandaria, one of the oldest wines in the world.
5. BAG A BARGAIN at one of Cyprus’ markets.
Indoor markets are the place to go for traditional island crafts. Search for little treasures of terracotta pottery, mosaics and lace table cloths, local sweets or traditional wall hangings. Tie-in your shopping spree with a visit at a cultural event nearby.