06 Aug Cyprus, a marvellous Mediterranean Island
Cyprus is nowadays one of the best Mediterranean islands to enjoy the culture of Mare Nostrum. It is a country with vestiges from ancient times, in which the mixture of cultures can be appreciated. Cyprus owns an exceptional history and archeological legacy as well as traditions, nature and beautiful beaches. The accommodation offer is high, at very good rates.
Greek and Turkish civilizations have left their marks in this Mediterranean island, as it happens in Estambul. This mixture between Eastern and Western cultures is fascinating. History and legends are present in every corner in the island. There are special places like Pafos, The Neolithic Choirocoitia, and the churches in the region of Troodos, all of them Heritage of Humanity.
Besides the history and architectonical and archeological treasures everywhere, Cyprus is a good place for a holiday because of its soft climate and beautiful beaches in Agia Napa. It is also worth visiting Nicosia, the capital; Pafos, with interestings archeological vestiges; Limassol to go shopping; The Olimpo mountain, more than 2000 meters high; Akama and the Troodos mountains.
How to get to Cyprus
The most convenient way of arriving in the island is flying to Lárnaca airport. There are flights from the main European capitals with the low cost company airberlin and the traditional companies like Lufthansa and Aegean Airlines. KLM also offers flights from some other capitals.
Once in the island, the best way of moving around is by car. Renting a car is an economic service.