North Cyprus Articles

26 October, 2009
Cyprus Terrain Map

Welcome to North Cyprus

“You are welcome Sir, to Cyprus”  – Othello, William Shakespeare. Cyprus is an island that has inspired writers throughout the ages. From William Shakespeare who set “Othello” at a sea port in Cyprus, through to the eighteenth and nineteenth century […]

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12 April, 2010

North Cyprus – Destination – Nicosia | Lefkosha

Nicosia, the Capital of Cyprus, and the only divided city in the world is situated in the centre of the Mesaoria Plain, there is nothing of interest in the immediate vicinity, picturesque towns and villages are some miles away and […]
31 March, 2010
Carmelite Church

North Cyprus – Destination Famagusta!

Of the two main holiday destinations in North Cyprus, Famagusta and the surrounding area come second in popularity to Kyrenia. But it was not always so. Prior to the partition of the island in 1974, Famagusta was one of the […]
15 March, 2010
Golden Beach

North Cyprus – Destination Karpaz!

No holiday to North Cyprus can be complete without a visit to the Karpaz Peninsula, this is the Cyprus of old, a land almost unspoilt by the savage hand of modern development, where Mother Nature still holds the reins of […]
3 March, 2010
Kyrenia

North Cyprus – Destination Kyrenia!

Taking the geographical space of North Cyprus as a whole it can easily be divided into four areas that are the most attractive as holiday destinations. The major resorts of Kyrenia and Famagusta are the most popular and for the […]
24 November, 2009
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Weather and Climate in North Cyprus

Cyprus has a hot and dry summer, and during the hottest months of July and August the coastal areas have relatively high humidity, making the day time temperature seem much hotter than it really is. Temperatures start to rise towards […]
22 November, 2009
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Temperatures and Seasons in North Cyprus

The climate of North Cyprus is typical Mediterranean with very hot dry summers and cooler winters. The average temperature in July and August can reach up to 40 Celsius and in winter months the lowest temperature tends to be around […]
4 November, 2009
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Five Finger Mountains

Called Pentadactylos in Greek. Beshparmak in Turkish, and Five Fingers in English. These are the three names by which the mountain range, that runs parallel to the north coast, are known, and there is one particular part of the range […]
26 November, 2009

Mardo Ice Cream Café

Mardo is the ultimate ice cream parlour in North Cyprus. You will find many of these establishments in and around Kyrenia, Famagusta & Nicosia. Each Mardo is decorated tastefully and all have very comfortable furniture to relax and enjoy the […]
25 October, 2009

The Twin Churches of the Templars and Hospitallers

The Twin Churches of the Templars and Hospitallers | Famagusta Close to the main square are the two 14th C churches that have undergone several periods of refurbishment yet for the most part stay resolutely closed. The interiors have little […]
26 November, 2009

Burger City

Burger City is a chain of fast food restaurants with branches located in Dereboyu (Nicosia), Famagusta, Kyrenia, Karakum and Guzelyurt, normally inside Lemar supermarkets. The restaurants are typical fast food outlets, with plastic tables and chairs and most have both […]
2 December, 2009

Rivada

Rivada is an unassuming little restaurant serving mouth watering traditional fish & chips. The restuarant is situated on the main Alsancak road heading towards Lapta. A friendly waiter will welcome you to your seat, and you can choose from either […]
26 November, 2009

Archway Restaurant

Archway restaurant is situated in an elevated position in the village of Zeytinlik only 5 minutes drive from Kyrenia giving diners panoramic views down to the sea. The restaurant has been built from Karpaz stone giving it a feel of […]
30 October, 2009

3* Almond Holiday Village, Kyrenia

Located near a beautiful little village called Alsancak and based on the gentle slopes of the Kyrenia mountain range, the Almond Holiday Village is situated just 8 miles west of the historic town of Kyrenia. A mere 10 minute walk […]
30 November, 2009

Alesta Kebab

Located on the main Catalkoy road heading into Kyrenia harbor this is one of the best kebab houses on the island and is a “must visit” whilst in North Cyprus. This bright and fresh restaurant offers a lovely indoor restaurant […]
24 November, 2009

Karaman Village

Karaman Village | North Cyprus About 3 miles (4km) west of Kyrenia, and set high it the upper reaches of the mountain slopes looking down over Karaoglanoglu, is the picture-postcard-pretty village of Karaman. To drive to the village, take the […]
25 October, 2009

Dipkarpaz

Dipkarpaz | North Cyprus This village is the centre of the Karpaz peninsula, it is here that a mixed community lives side by side just as they have done for hundreds of years. When the island divided in 1974 the […]