Limassol

Destination Omodos: wine, food and cobblestone paths

The picturesque village of Omodos is located in the Troodos Mountains. Location The village produces a lot of wine and holds a wine festival every August....

Lefkaritika: Venetian Heritage of Cyprus

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

Theatre of Kourion

Kourion was an important city-kingdom in antiquity and stands as one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus. Its theatre - located on...

Kourion Mosaics

Kourion was an important city-kingdom in antiquity and stands as one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus, where well-preserved mosaics decorate the...

Sanctuary of Apollon Hylates

Apollon Hylates, God of the Woodland, was the protector of Kourion and it is believed that he was worshipped at the site from the...

Kourion Stadium (Limassol district)

Kourion was an important city-kingdom in antiquity and stands as one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus. Located 20km west of Lemesos (Limassol),...

East Amathous Archaeological Site

Amathus is one of the ancient city-kingdoms of Cyprus where, according to mythology, Greek hero Theseus left the pregnant Ariadne to be attended by...

Kolossi Medieval Castle

Kolossi Castle is a fine example of military architecture. It was originally built in the 13th century and rebuilt in its present form in...

Sanctuary of Aphrodite at Palaipafos

The archaeological site of Palaipafos (‘old Pafos’ in Greek) is located in Kouklia Village and was one of the most important city-kingdoms of Cyprus,...

Kourion Archaeological Site

The archaeological remains of Kourion - which was one of the island’s most important city-kingdoms in antiquity - are of the most impressive on...

Top Stories

Alcohol consumption among Cypriot students high

Alcohol consumption among students has been reduced, the Cyprus National Addictions Authority ascertained on the basis of a European research, conducted every four years....

Earthquake measuring 5.4 felt all over Cyprus

According to first information from EMSC an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred around 16:30 and was felt all over Cyprus. Due to...

UK hits 5m vaccine doses as health minister defends scheduling change

British health minister Matt Hancock on Thursday (January 21) lamented another record daily number of COVID-19 deaths, but hailed the achievements of the UK's...

Increase of rapid tests to general population, workers

The number of antigen rapid tests conducted all over Cyprus will increase with tests taking place among the staff of private companies, industries, banks,...

Moody’s: Bank of Cyprus in better position to deal with COVID downturn due to new bad loan portfolio sale

Moody’s rating agency says that the new sale of a bad loan portfolio by the Bank of Cyprus, puts the bank in a better...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...