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oldest wine

Cyprus is one of the oldest wine producing countries in the world.

Yes, that’s right! With a wine history spanning over 5000 years, the sweet Commandaria actually takes pride of place as one of the oldest...
Lefkara lace

Leonardo Da Vinci is reputed to have visited Lefkara village to buy lace in...

Lefkaritika or Lefkara Lace is a handmade lace from Lefkara in Cyprus. Notable characteristics are the hemstitch, satin stitch fillings, needlepoint edgings, white, brown,...

Ayia Napa was covered in a thick forest, with ‘Napa’ standing as the Greek...

Ayia Napa was covered in a thick forest, with ‘Napa’ standing as the ancient Greek word for ‘wooded valley’ It may be a tourist haven...
island love

Cyprus it’s the original island of Love.

Cypriot legend claims Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, was born and rose from the foam ("afros," in Greek) near a rock off what's...
oldest perfumes

The world’s oldest known perfumes have been found on the Cyprus island.

The world's oldest known perfumes have been found on the island reputed to be the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, lust,...
cyprus beaches

Cyprus beaches have been continuously named the cleanest in Europe for the past decade.

With 57 local coastlines receiving the Blue Flag certification in 2015, it looks like the waters of Ayia Napa and Protaras reign supreme, with...
paphos unesco

The whole of Paphos is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Paphos is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus and the capital of Paphos District. In antiquity. Often likened to an open history...
Khirokitia

Khirokitia is one of the Most Important and Best preserved Prehistoric sites.

Khirokitia is famed as one of the most important and best preserved prehistoric sites of the Eastern Mediterranean.Standing as the remains of the very...
cyprus roman mosaics

The Cyprus Roman mosaics are among the world’s Best.

Discovered by accident in 1962, Paphos's mosaics once decorated the houses of the island's most wealthy Roman colonists. Described by the UN as "extremely rare...
agrino

Cyprus national symbol is a very shy sheep called “Agrino”.

Cyprus mouflon or agrino became a different and endemic subspecies known as the Cyprus mouflon. The Cyprus mouflon population contains only about 3,000 animals....
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