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 kilometres.

The ideal weather and ideal location define the ideal lifestyle of this magnificent Mediterranean island. With more than 340 days of sunshine, residents and tourists get to enjoy the clear warm waters of Cyprus throughout the year.

The history of Cyprus is one of the oldest recorded in the world and its historical significance is disproportionate to its small size. Considerable resources of copper and timber found in the island combined to make it a highly desirable territorial acquisition.


From Neolithic settlements, Greek temples and amphitheatres, Roman villas with mosaic floors, old Christian basilicas, Byzantine churches and monasteries and medieval Templar castles to blossomed yards in picturesque villages, international airports, busy ports, luxury hotels, modern hospitals, world-class academic institutions and a wealth of services; Cyprus is made of meeting points and passages, where people and ideas intersec.

For more information about Cyprus' identity as well as facts and figures, please visit the Official Portal of Cyprus Tourism

Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) provides relevant orders, information guidelines, important announcements regarding the measures applied for travelers to Cyprus as well as citizens of Cyprus in English and Greek language.

For more information visit the PIO Website