Getting Around

Car Driving is on the left and cars are right-hand drive in Cyprus; one less thing to have to get accustomed to! Motorways and main roads are a good standard but side roads, especially in the mountains, might be unsurfaced. Speed limits vary depending what type of road you are on, but generally motorways have […]

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Getting There

Air Most people fly into Cyprus, arriving at either one of the island’s two International Airport. Airfares depend on season; you’ll pay the highest fares in peak season (June – August) and you’ll get the best prices in low season. There are daily flights from all the major UK airports to Paphos and larnaca International

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Useful Information

Emergency 199 / 112 should be called in the event of an emergency. Medical, fire or police services can be reached on these numbers. The Pan-European emergency number 112 can be called from any telephone (landline, pay phone or mobile cellular phone). Calls are free and operators in Cyprus speak English. Telephone Numbers You can

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Food & Drink

Food & Drink Cyprus Specialities If you are looking forward to some popular Greek dishes in Cyprus, then you won’t be disappointed; Greek Cypriot food and drink and Greek food is largely identical with some differences here and there for those in the know. Halloumi is a rubbery cheese that when fried or grilled can

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Weather Greek

Τα ρολόγια αλλάζουν την τελευταία Κυριακή του Μαρτίου και του Οκτωβρίου. Κάντε κλικ εδώ για ημερομηνίες σε όλο τον κόσμο   Κάντε κλικ στις εικόνες για να λάβετε πλήρεις λεπτομέρειες, συμπεριλαμβανομένων 5 ημερών και εκτεταμένων προβλέψεων. Nicosia(observed at Ercan station)   Larnaca (observed at larnaca station)    Limassol (observed at Akrotiri station)    Paphos (observed at Pafos station)   

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Money & Currency

  Currency     Banks   Currency The currency of the Republic used to be the Cyprus pound (CY£), but from 1st January 2008 this was replaced by the Euro as the legal tender money of Cyprus. It was exchanged at a fixed exchange rate € 1 = CY£ 0,585274. Currency Exchange All banks operating

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Visiting Cyprus


If you visiting us in Cyprus we have information to help plan your stay and help you get started   Visiting Cyprus Travelling Cyprus Living in Cyprus Useful/Emergency Telephone Numbers Bank Holidays

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Cyprus Country Facts

Cyprus Country Facts Area: 9,250 sq km (3,572 sq miles) Population: 754,064 Capital city: Nicosia (Lefkosia/Lefkosa) (population: 195,000) People: Greek Cypriot (78%), Turkish Cypriot (18%), Maronites, Latins (4%) Languages: Greek, Turkish, English Religions: Greek Orthodox (78%), Muslim (18%), Maronite, Armenian Apostolic, and other (4%) Currency: Euro (Turkish Lira in the northern part of Cyprus) Major

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Languages and Religions

Languages and Religions Languages Greek and Turkish are the main languages spoken by the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities respectively. English is widely spoken. Russian, French and German are also well spoken within the tourist industry. Religions Cyprus enjoys an exceedingly high level of freedom of worship. While the majority of Greek-Cypriots are Greek-Orthodox Christians, other

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Climate & Weather

Climate & Weather General Overview Cyprus enjoys an intense Mediterranean climate of hot dry summers starting in mid-May and lasting until mid-September and rainy, quite mild winters from November to mid-March. Spring and autumn are effectively short intervals in between, characterised by smooth weather. With almost year-round clear skies and sunshine, daylight length ranges from 9.8

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