Cyprus attracts tourists from all over the world thanks to its luxurious resorts and ideal beaches. More than 45 of them are considered the best beaches in Europe. But how much more interesting and surprising this island is fraught with! We have collected 8 little-known facts about Cyprus that will be of interest to you. And after traveling to Cyprus, you can replenish this list yourself.
1. Cyprus – a true island of love
Legend has it that the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite is a Cypriot. She came out of the sea foam off the coast of the Cypriot city of Paphos.
2. Cyprus – today the only place outside of England where the wedding of the English king took place
It was the wedding of King Richard the Lionheart and Princess Berengaria of Navarre. It took place in the St. George Chapel of Limassol on May 12, 1191.
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The mysterious small island has a mild Mediterranean climate, so the swimming season here lasts 7 months. There is even more time to sunbathe in the sun, and you can get acquainted with many historical secrets all year round. Where is the best place to relax in Cyprus and which resort to choose for the full experience? Useful tips below.
Family holidays on the island
Frequent guests of the island are family tourists who are attracted by a wide selection of apartments and high quality services in resorts of all star levels. In addition to the warm climate, the proximity of the resorts to the airports also encourages the trip.
Water parks are located near major tourist cities: Ayia Napa – Water World, in Limassol – Fasouri Watermania, in Paphos – Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark. There are entertainment centers, botanical gardens, an ice rink and various museums.
Sandy beaches, where it is better to relax in Cyprus with a child, in most cases have the Blue Flag mark and a safe entrance to the sea. The best of them are in Protaras and Ayia Napa. In Larnaca, the coastal zone is less picturesque, but also suitable for hanging out with kids. Continue reading
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The information that we will share today will be an excellent occasion to buy a last-minute tour and turn your vacation into an entertaining adventure. We are interested in what you choose: a paradise for absolute relaxation or an active, informative and sometimes extreme pastime.
When planning tours to Spain, take a few days to explore the sights of this city. The palaces and gardens of the Alhambra, created during the reign of the Nasrid dynasty, with each visit seem more and more interesting. The number of secrets hidden in this architectural and park ensemble is truly endless. Continue reading