Kyrenia

Old Kyrenia and the Venetian Harbour

 Kyrenia, with its picturesque harbour and adjacent castle is called the “Jewel of Cyprus”. It is, quite simply, exquisite! The town was probably founded circa tenth century BC and was one of the original city kingdoms. Its position on the north coast made it the ideal place to develop a...
Old Kyrenia and the Venetian Harbour

The Royal British Legion – Kyrenia

This year for the very first time in North Cyprus the annual Poppy Day appeal collection will be organised by the Royal British Legion (Kyrenia Branch) in conjunction with the British Residents Society. In previous years collections for this charity have been run only by the BRS. However...
The Royal British Legion – Kyrenia

Altinkaya Holiday Village Reviews – Kyrenia, North Cyprus

Posted under Kyrenia, Kyrenia hotels by SD
The Altinkaya Holiday Village lies just under a mile East of Kyrenia close to the picturesque village of Bellapais and is run by a very hospitable Turkish Cypriot family. Many guests return to the Altinkaya Holiday Village year after year owing to the friendly atmosphere  and staff where nothing...
Altinkaya Holiday Village Reviews – Kyrenia, North Cyprus

Zeytinlik Olive Festival

There are many festivals held across the island during the year that celebrate the abundance of agricultural products for which Cyprus is famous. Depending on the season and governed by the area in which particular crops are grown, there are festivals extolling the merits of the Orange and other...
Zeytinlik Olive Festival

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 last thirty five years have absorbed the largest share of tourism....
North Cyprus – Destination Kyrenia!

Carob Warehouses

Like sentinels along the Cyprus shore, stand the slowly crumbling relics of a wealthy past. These are the remnants of an ancient trade that once helped make Cyprus very rich. Dotted along the coastline, now abandoned and neglected, stand carob warehouses that are inexorably crumbling into a...
Carob Warehouses