Cyprus is an island in the Eastern Mediterranean. It is the third largest Mediterranean island after Sicily and Sardinia. Geographically‚ the island with its approximately 1.2 million inhabitants belongs to Asia‚ but politically and culturally it is considered part of Europe.
Due to its strategic location‚ many different ethnic groups and cultures have settled in Cyprus over the millennia.
This has given rise to monuments from very different eras. The island also has a particularly rich flora‚ which can be explored on beautiful hiking trails. The mild‚ sunny climate offers perfect conditions for a relaxing holiday all year round.