Cyprus is an island country in the eastern Mediterranean region with a fascinating culture, laid-back lifestyle and hospitable people. The country also has diverse geographical features, which include pine-clad mountains, dense vineyards, beautiful valleys, and serene beaches. While getting around in this part of the world, you can experience the Greek and Turkish cultures in one nation. You would also get to witness the amazing Cypriot architecture, which has been influenced largely by Italian Renaissance and French Gothic styles.
Eating out in Cyprus
One of the traditional delicacies enjoyed in Cyprus is Souvlaki, made using meat seasoned and cooked on a skewer. Another dish worth trying during your Cyprus holidays is Kleftiko, prepared using lamb marinated in a mixture of cinnamon and lemon juice and cooked in a clay oven. You would also like to eat a widely savoured delight called Moussaka, which comprises of eggplant and lamb. A visit to the Pyxida Fish Tavern in the capital city, Nicosia, would give you the chance to savour some mouth-watering varieties of seafood.
Places to visit in Cyprus
Located in Nicosia, the Cyprus Museum offers you some glimpses of the nation's history right from Neolithic ages up to the Ottoman era. Some tourists are reminded of the museums visited during their cheap holidays to greece upon visiting this museum. A visit to Kolossi would remind you of its importance during the Crusades, as the castle was held by the Knights of St. John. Cape Greco is a good place to escape the crowds and enjoy beautiful views of the coastal region. You can take a break from your travel schedules and spend a relaxed day on the Nissi Beach.
Fun activities in Cyprus
You can indulge in some airborne activities like gliding and parachuting and savour the aerial views of Cyprus's varied terrain. Birdwatching can also be enjoyed in the country as it is visited by more than 200 varieties of birds during their annual migrations. The marked trails of Troodos Mountains allow you to try hiking during your holidays to Cyprus. Southern Cyprus has four main golf courses, which give you the opportunity to try your skills in the sport. You can have a memorable shopping experience at the Kings Avenue Mall in Paphos.
Nightlife in Cyprus
Most of the people in Cyprus head to the bars, pubs, and nightclubs after 10:00 pm to have some fun and entertainment after dark. Among the oldest clubs in Cyprus is Basement, located in Limassol city. It was overhauled in the year 2006 with an ultra-modern sound system, which makes the enthusiastic crowds dance to the R&B, Hip-hop and House music spun by the talented DJs.
Stay in Cyprus
Full-service hotels in the country provide luxurious stays in rooms and suites that are well-equipped with all the modern facilities. Self-catering villas are ideal for families and a large group of tourists, as they are spacious and available at relatively lower rates. Those who wish to enjoy cheap holidays to Cyprus can stay in hostels. You can get around in Cyprus using the available modes of transport, such as buses, taxis, car and bike rentals.
Festivals in Cyprus
New Year's Eve is marked with fireworks and parties across various places in the country. A ten-day Limassol Carnival features colourful parades on the streets along with plenty of singing and feasting. Numerous artists from Cyprus showcase traditional music and dances of the country during the Ayia Napa Festival. Christmas is celebrated with grand festivities, carols, cakes, and glamorous parties to mark the birth of Jesus Christ.
Best time to visit Cyprus
The spring season from March to May is characterised by a pleasant weather with daytime temperatures below the 24-Degree Celsius mark. Owing to such conditions, spring is considered to be an ideal time to visit Cyprus. The all inclusive holidays to Cyprus offered by Lowest2 helps you to explore the important places of the country and have greater savings for your trip.
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