What to see and do during your stay

Local Attractions

If you’re looking for some guidance on how to spend your time during your holiday in Northern Cyprus, look no further! We’ve provided a comprehensive list of activities and attractions below, all of which are linked to pages with more detailed information. And if there’s something you’re interested in that isn’t listed here, don’t hesitate to reach out—we would be more than happy to help make arrangements.


  • Kyrenia is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking for a stunning harbour, great shopping, and lots of things to see and do.
  • Famagusta. On the east coast and well worth a visit.
  • Nicosia. The capital of Cyprus and a thriving, vibrant city.


Bellapais Abbey. A remarkable building in a beautiful village. A ‘must see’.

Salamis. The capital of Cyprus in Roman times. The scale is awe-inspiring.

St Hilarion Castle. Stated to be the best preserved of all the Crusader castles.

Buffavento Castle. Harder to access, but an amazing site.

Kantara Castle. To the west of Cyprus and worth a visit.

Kyrenia Castle. Overlooking the harbour. Includes the shipwreck museum.

Vouni Palace. Persian remains with stunning views.

Soli. Small Roman site. Close to Vouni.


Karpas Peninsula. The Kyrenia mountain range is one of the most incredible and untouched places on earth. With its stunning scenery and woodlands, it’s no wonder that people come from all over to experience it.


Looking for a little excitement on your vacation? Check out our top recommendations for watersports in the area! SCUBA diving is a popular choice, and there are plenty of PADI certified centres to choose from. For the adrenaline junkies, we suggest go-karting at an international standard track. Or if you’re looking to relax, soak up some sun while playing golf at Korineum – one of the world’s best courses. There are also many horse riding centres in the area if that’s more your speed. And last but not least, don’t forget to enjoy a leisurely walk or fishing trip during your stay!


Kyrenia: A great place to find jewellery, clothing and other items.

Nicosia: You can find almost everything here, and the market is excellent.

Famagusta: Similar to Kyrenia in terms of what you can find.


There are many health spas located nearby, making it a convenient option for those who want to relax and rejuvenate. For those looking for adventure, boat trips along the coast offer an exhilarating experience..