Cyprus, the easterly lying Mediterranean Island has an area of 5,748 miles that is essentially divided into Greek and Turkish regions. Cyprus is the third biggest island in the Mediterranean and is a favourite holiday destination for visitors who prefer the pleasant Mediterranean climate. At the height of summer the average top temperature is 37°C making it the perfect place for a summer holiday.If you travel through Cyprus in your hire car, you will come across some interesting territories. The island is crossed by two mountain ranges.
In the northeast you’ll find the Pentadaktylos range and in the southern part you’ll find the Troodos Mountain Range that is decorated with large woodland and the Olympos that boasts a height of 1,952m. In between the mountains you will pass through a region that is dominated by agricultural land and is particularly fertile. This fantastical region, Mesaoria-Ebene, eventually leads you in the direction of the Cyprian capital Nicosia. Nicosia has 195,000 residents and forms the midpoint of the island.Take time to drive into the capital and explore this animated while at the same time historic city. The southern part Nikosias makes up the historic centre which is dominated in part by buildings from medieval and Venetian times. Visit the historic centre and discover comfortable bars and restaurants as well as small artisan shops and the lively pedestrianised district with numerous shops.Also worth seeing is the old city’s 16th Century Venitian Battlement and the many churches and cathedrals from various ages. Nicosia offers its visitors a great deal!The small towns that you’ll come across on your drive through Cyprus have also got several sights and exciting destinations waiting for you.
In particular, costal towns such as Larnaka, Kyrenia or Famagusta convey an impression of the warm, Mediterranean ambiance.In addition to all these exciting and interesting cities, Cyprus is a green island that possesses many woodland areas and vast fields. Enjoy the drive through the island’s beautiful countryside with the pleasant views and admire the large wine-growing district. The home-grown wine of the region is especially favoured due to the perfect climate that grows the best grapes. All kinds of juicy fruit and vegetables are grown on the island that, along with the Cyprian wine, you absolutely have to try! Enjoy your holiday on the world’s most beautiful island and discover the beauty and tranquillity of the countryside, as well as the residents’ warmth and hospitality on this stunning island with its unique atmosphere.
CarDelMar wishes you an enjoyable stay with car hire on Cyprus!