ABOUT CYPRUS

LARNACA rent a car from GENERAL CAR HIRE CYPRUS
It is the perfect place to begin our cypriot adventure. In this scenic city, placed on the south-east cost of Cyprus, we can see many exciting places and relics (e.g. Archeological museum or st. Lazarus' orthodox church), or use the chance of relax or recreation on the beach. Larnaca is not only about relics but also has a beautiful promenade by the coast and clean beaches, as Phinikoudes Beach awarded with Blue Flag certificate.
 

PAPHOS only with GENERAL CAR HIRE  CYPRUS
Paphos lies on the south-west coast of Cyprus.
It's importance is due to an amout of heritages from each period of the city existence. Among the must-see monuments there is an ancient necropolis, so-called Tombs of the Kings, byzantine Paphos Castle dated for XIII century or mansions of  bygone roman nobilities, which floors are covered with fabulous mosaic. In the same region we can find many other places of interest, most of all the birthplace of Aphrodite – Petra Tou Romiou.



 

LIMASSOL only with car GENERAL CAR HIRE CYPRUS
Limassol is second-largest city of Cyprus, placed by the south coast of the island.
It is true pillar of Cypriot tourism. First of all, Limassol is a modern city with enormous harbour and scenic vicinity brimming with luxuriant orchards and vineyards. Prized spot of the city are also long and tidy beaches of Limassol. The city loves to have fun and to find it out You just have to visit it during the carnival! The before-mentioned vineyards, that grows over the side of Troodos moutain have an important role in creating not only a scenic landscapes for Limassol but also in creating the best beverages, such as Commandaria.

 


KYRENIA with GENERAL CAR HIRE CYPRUS
Kyrenia is a town placed in the northern part of Cyprus. The signature of the town is an admirable castle and picturesque harbor located in horseshoe-shaped bay. Calm mediterranean climate, azure waves of Levantine Sea and a mountain range visible in the skyline – all that take part in creating an exceptional vibe for that part of Cyprus. Kyrenia is also associated with french Saint Tropez. South of Kyrenia lies long mountain range, known by its greek name Pentadaktylos, offering satisfaction for both those in search of breath-taking views and those in search of riveting monuments.

NICOSIA by car from GENERAL CAR HIRE CYPRUS
Nicosia is the capitol and the largest city of Cyprus. With the seat of government, important business centre, appealing heritages and advanced tourist base, the city can be most truly considered to be the heart of the island. Nicosia is bound to be an important point of our cypriot adventure.
Among sites drawing us to Nicosia are certainly the city walls originating in the XVI century with three historical gateways: Famagusta gate, Paphos gate and Kyrenia gate. The tourist are also welcomed with a rich collection of cypriot, byzantine and ethnographic museums. While sightseeing the cypriot capitol one may also stumble upon stunning sacral structures such as St. John's cathedral (Agios Ioannis) or mosque Selimiye, created from old St. Sophia's cathedral.

 



CLIMATE

Cyprus lays in the warmest region around the Mediterranean Sea and at the same time is one of the healthiest regions of the world. The whole island has a mediterranean climate with hot, dry summer, starting in the middle of may and lasting till the half of september. The winter is usually gentle lasting from november to march. Spring and fall are only a short interlude signified with a characteristic, stable weather.

Average air temperature:

The fluctuation of temperature from the peak of the summer to the peak of the winter reaches 18°C in the center of the island and around 14°C around the coast. Also there is a high range between temperatures during the day and night. The highest daily air temperature during the warmest month of the year (july and august) reaches 27-36°C on the plains and around 22°C in Troodos mountains. During January, which is the coldest month of the year, temperature ranges from 10°C to 5°C on the plains, and from 3°C to 0°C in the higher parts of Trodoos range.

Average water temperature:

From june to november water of the open seas is around 22°C and reaches even up to 27°C in august. Even during the three coldest months, from january to march, water keeps a pleasant temperature of 16°C, or even warmer, when closer to the shore.




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