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Pet Hotels in Cyprus

Traveling and can't take your pet with you? No worries! We have found for you all the pet hotels in Cyprus. Pet Nanny Nicosia 99 931693 Hilton Cyprus Modern...

Cyprus useful telephone numbers

In case of emergency, immediate response is given by the following telephone numbers, where English is spoken. Emergencies Ambulance 199 Fire Brigade 199, 112 Police 199, 112 Forest fire 1407 Narcotics Emergency Services 90901401 AIDS Advisory...

Visit Cyprus with your dog

Dog Friendly Beaches Unfortunately, in Cyprus dogs are banned on most public beaches. Be aware that atteding to a beach not specially designated for dogs, you...

About Cyprus

Situated at the north-eastern end of the Mediterranean basin, Cyprus is the third largest island in the region, with an area of 9,251 square...

Entry requirements

Passports and Visas Admission and Transit Restrictions Entry regulations apply only to the areas controlled by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus. A passport is required...

Languages & Religions

Languages The official languages of the island are Greek and Turkish, whilst English is widely spoken. French, German and Russian are also spoken within the...

Climate, Weather forecast, Temperatures

Climate Cyprus enjoys an intense Mediterranean climate, with long dry summers from mid–May to mid–October, and mild winters from December to February, which are separated...

Health & Safety

Safety in Cyprus Cyprus has an excellent reputation for being a safe and friendly place. You can help keep it that way. A few basic...

Time, Working Hours & Holidays

Time Cyprus Time is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +2 hours. Time difference from other countries Country Hours fast or slow on GMT Austria +1 Bahrain +3 Belgium +1 Canada -5 China +8 Cyprus +2 Denmark +1 France +1 Germany +1 Greece +2 Hong Kong +8 India +5.30 Iraq +3 Italy +1 Daylight Saving Time Each year on the...

Money & Currency

Currency On January 01, 2008, the Republic of Cyprus introduced the Euro (€) as its official currency, replacing the Cyprus pound (CY£) as the legal...

Communications

Telecommunications Providers Since the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector in 2003, both national and international fixed / mobile voice services, Internet access and data services...

Cyprus Short Escapes

Cyprus Short Escapes, Great Discoveries Escape for the Weekend With so many different and unique experiences to enjoy on the island, a short getaway offers the...

Top Stories

122 new cases, one death announced on Friday

The Health Ministry announced the death of one person due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 179,...

Where to get antigen rapid tests on Saturday

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites for Saturday, 23 January 2021: LIMASSOL Grigoris Afxentiou Square 08:30-16:30 Gafkos Clerides Park, Germasoyia 08:30-16:30 Municipal Hall Ypsonas...

Civil servants’ trade union requests psychological support for health professionals

PASYDY, the civil servants’ trade union requested psychological support for health professionals due to the consequences of COVID-19 on their health. The trade union noted...

Scientific advisory committee to convene on Monday under President Anastasiades

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, will preside on Monday morning over a meeting of the scientific advisory committee on COVID-19. According to CNA information, during the...

Polish medics depart for Slovakia to help mass testing

A group of 200 Polish medics departed for neighbouring Slovakia on Friday (January 22) to help in a week-long testing campaign in the central...

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...