Third Largest Island on Mediterranean Sea with Rich Mediaeval Heritages. See Details
Cyprus has a great mixture of beautiful beaches and historical relics. Its typical Mediterranean climate is quite friendly for visitors to travel all year around. When you want to escape from busy life, come to Cyprus to enjoy a period of slow-paced life by walking on the Mediterranean beach, or drive to mountains or forests which are surrounded by plants and flowers.
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How to Plan Your Cyprus Tour?
Best Time to Visit: March to May and September to November
Major Cities for International Flights: Larnaca
Visa: Travelers from EU countries do not need a visa to enter Cyprus. Only valid ID like passport is required. Additionally, some travelers from non-EU countries can stay in Cyprus for at most 90 days without a visa.
Money Tips: Euro is the currency of Cyprus. The main Credit and Debit cards are accepted in Cyprus. But it is suggested to take some cash with you when visiting some small towns.
If you have 3-5 days, Paphos and Nicosia are the most recommended. Nicosia is the capital city of Cyprus, and it is under the actual control of two different parties, so as the country. You will see the island’s national dividing line in this city. Paphos is on the southwest of the island. Ruins and archeology are the main attractions in Paphos.
If you have around one week time, you can visit 3 or 4 cities, like Paphos, Larnaca and Nicosia. Besides, you can also have a side trip to some small towns like Kyrenia and Famagusta. You will see the beautiful natural scenery and learn the history of this island.
9 Days or More
To visit Cyprus for 9 or more days, you may slow your pace down to experience this passion and romantic country. Many historical sites can date back to the 12th century BC, Roman times and the Middle Ages. You will learn about the history of earliest Europe. Besides the historical sites, the beautiful coastline and beach will not let you down.
Trip Planning FAQs
What language is mostly spoken in Cyprus?
Greek and Turkish are the official languages in Cyprus. Since the island is divided into two parts, the north part are Cypriot Turks and south part are Greek Cypriot.
What should I pay attention to when visiting Cyprus?
Please do not enter a mosque without removing your shoes and do not walk in front of someone who is praying. During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, please do not eat, drink, smoke or chew gum in public.
Are tips expected in Cyprus?
Tipping is expected in Cyprus, but not obligatory. Generally, it is customary the service charge is included in the bill. If it isn't, you may consider to leave a 5-10 percent of the bill to show your gratitude.
Is it safe to travel to Cyprus?
Yes, it is safe to travel to Cyprus. Although it is politically divided into southern and northern parts, there is no armed conflict between the two sides and travelers can easily travel across the “diving line” by presenting their passport. Also, the island has a low risk of crime.