Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean. A story past 10,000 years long has seen civilizations come and go and the likes of everyone from Alexander the Great to Cleopatra stake their claim here. Aphrodite made her home on Cyprus and travelers throughout antiquity came here just to pay her tribute.
Today Cyprus is a modern country that combines European culture with ancient enchantment. One of the benefits of being a Mediterranean island is plentiful sunshine throughout the year, and Cyprus is no exception. In fact, Cyprus epitomizes the ideal weather of the region with sunny days and fine temperatures almost every day.
Cyprus has a hot subtropical semi-arid climate. The average temperature during the month of October is 18-28°C.
The sea temperature is 24°C
Greek and Turkish are the official languages of the Republic of Cyprus. English is widely spoken.
Cyprus Time is GMT +2.
DIAL CODE FOR CYPRUS
Call 112, the EU-wide emergency number for police, fire department and ambulance.
The currency of Cyprus is the Euro.
The electricity supply in Cyprus is 230 volts, a.c. 50 Hz. Sockets are usually 13 amp, with 3-pin plugs, with square pins. Many hotels provide adaptor upon request from the reception.
Driving is on the left-hand side of the road. On roundabouts, priority is given to the right side.
Smoking is prohibited in all indoor public places and night clubs.
VisitCyprus - Deputy Ministry of Tourism
Larnaca Int'l Airport (LCA) & Paphos Int'l Airport (PFO)
For transportation to and from the airports the shuttle bus service, taxi or rental car can be used.
Shuttle bus services run from Larnaca Int'l Airport (LCA) to Larnaca center as well to Nicosia, Limassol & Paphos.