Cyprus is an island rich in history and culture, and full of wonderful experiences just waiting to be enjoyed. Situated at the north-eastern end of the Mediterranean basin, with an area of 9,251 square kilometres (3,572 square miles), it boasts a sharply contrasting landscape, providing ample opportunity to experience something new, interesting and exciting.
Cyprus has 6 cities: Nicosia, Limassol, Paphos, Larnaca, Famagusta and Kyrenia (the latter two are under Turkish occupation). All cities have excellent tourist infrastructure and beaches for holidays throughout the year. In winter, the Troodos Mountains are excellent for hiking and sometimes even for skiing.
With its ancient ruins, museums and monuments, Cyprus is a country full of rich history. But for many people, the impressive scenery of the island and the beautiful beaches are what inspires them to make a trip. Hiking, windsurfing, scuba diving: Sandy areas offer something for everyone.
The heady mix of Mediterranean weather and cuisine, culture and civilisation, ancient history and modern infrastructure, along with the enviable location that is easily accessible from many countries and the ease with which one can communicate - given that English is spoken almost everywhere - makes Cyprus a favoured option for those wishing to combine dental treatments with a relaxing holiday.
So, whether you are contemplating a check-up or a major procedure, Cyprus can accommodate your treatment to the highest of standards, while its range of beautiful and serene surroundings, leisurely activities, gentle sports and healthy Mediterranean diet can prove to be a truly healing tonic.
Nicosia is the centrally located capital of Cyprus that brilliantly blends its historic past with the bustle of a modern European city. It is the administrative and financial hub of the island with a true cosmopolitan feel, as well as home to several universities and colleges, foreign embassies, offshore companies and state-of-the art medical and dental establishments.
It is a modern European city with a rich history that takes us back to the Bronze Age. The Venetian walls, a major attraction of the city, divide Nicosia into the old and new parts and give a nostalgic air. The old town is full of churches and historical monuments. Nicosia is located in the center of the island and is easily accessible from other cities of Cyprus for day trips.
It is an enticing city and is ideal for experiencing what modern Cyprus is all about.
More information: www.nicosia.org.cy