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Holidays in Kyrenia, North Cyprus

Holidays in Kyrenia, North Cyprus: crystal clear waters, golden sandy beaches, perfect holiday weather, historical sights and things to do for everyone...

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Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus

The famous Mediterranean town and the coastal city of Kyrenia in North Cyprus is an idyllic holiday destination with its perfect weather. It offers wide range of accommodation options from luxury to budget hotels, beautiful sandy beaches, fantastic restaurants, unspoilt natural beauty and perfect holiday activities for everyone. Whether it is sunbathing, swimming, activities or sightseeing, there is always a choice. The city is known as Girne in Turkish.

Kyrenia is the focal point of North Cyprus holidays. The possibilities of Kyrenia holidays make the coastal city the most preferred and popular resort of Northern Cyprus. The city and surrounding area promise visitors a good choice in terms of history and culture. It is an ancient city bearing the traces of different civilizations, and has preserved its old world charm perfectly.

The symbol of the city, Kyrenia Castle is one of the most spectacular places on the island. On a hill overlooking the city of Kyrenia, Bellapais Monastery, where the International Music Festival held, is a Latin monastery located in Lawrence Durrell's famous village of Beylerbeyi. Historical Kyrenia Harbour is one of the most beautiful places in the city. The harbour boats ancient Venetian houses, restaurants and taverns; especially during the summer months it is a colourful place with fishing boats and luxury yachts.

Shipwreck Museum in Kyrenia castle, the fairy-tale castle of St Hilarion, Buffavento castle, Kantara castle, and the Folklore Museum are some of other historical places worth visiting. With its 3 castles the Five-Finger Mountains gazing the city from its glorious heights offer wide range of activities from trekking to paragliding.

Location of the Kyrenia makes it easy to visit other places in Northern Cyprus. It is easy to visit Famagusta, Nicosia and Guzelyurt from Girne. The surrounding areas in Kyrenia are also very interesting to visit, especially Karaman and Lapta. Kyrenia doesn’t have an airport but Ercan Airport in Lefkosa is only 35 km away from the city.

If you would like to spend a wonderful holiday in this unique Mediterranean city, visit North Cyprus Holiday Advisor which offers cheap package holidays to Kyrenia Northern Cyprus. CyprusHolidayAdvisor.com also offers great deals on hotels, villa holidays, car hire and airport transfers. North Cyprus holidays is perfect choice in the Mediterranean.