Cyprus — Introduction
An island shaped by myths and legends, Cyprus is a true gem in a sea of deep blue.
This little Mediterranean island has a serenity and variety seldom found in such a small package.
The Romans shaped Cyprus’ history building palaces and winding systems of tombs that have placed certain areas on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
In Petra Tou Romiou in the west of Cyprus, close to the lovely town of Paphos is the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty. Though the tale is interwoven in Greek mythology one look at Petra Tou Romiou and other parts of the island reveal some truth to the tale.
High above the indigo blue of the Mediterranean, Cyprus’ Troodos Mountains conceal a number of glorious painted churches and striking views.
In Northern Cyprus meanwhile it’s the Beşparmak Mountains that provide a wonderful backdrop to the resort town of Kyrenia which sits proudly on the coast.