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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

No private vehicles on forest roads until August 17 to prevent fires

  The Agriculture Ministry has prohibited the movement of private vehicles on mountainous forest roads as of today and up until Monday August 17, as...

Massive blaze in Dora-Kouklia out of control on many fronts-Arson investigated

  A massive blaze between the villages of Dora and Kouklia in the Limassol and Paphos districts, continued on many fronts, with dozens of firefighters...

Five Covid patients at Famagusta hospital

  Five Covid-19 patients are currently being treated at the Famagusta General Hospital, the reference institution for the disease. The fifth patient was admitted last night. According...

Authorities intensify Covid controls

  Authorities have intensified Covid-19 inspections in businesses, conducting 1150 checks across Cyprus on possible violations in accordance with relevant Health Ministry directives to prevent...

Cyprus teams continue search and rescue effort in Beirut (update)

  Members of the Cyprus Special Disaster Unit and the Police Mobile Action Unit are on ground zero in Beirut, taking part in the search...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...