Northern Cyprus is the upper half of the island of Cyprus and is located in the eastern Mediterranean south of Turkey. With more than 2000 years of history, there is much to see in the isolated natural park, castles that attract tourists and a marina built for international yachts and ships, along with excellent facilities. The capital of the TRNC is Nicosia (Lefkoşa). Other important cities are: Famagusta (Gazi Magosa) and Kyrenia (Girne).

The tourist center of North Cyprus is Kyrenia on the North Coast of Cyprus. Kyrenia is possibly the best vacation area on the island. You can catch the nostalgia by visiting the charming old harbor where yachts and fishing boats are moored. There are many cafes and restaurants by the sea. Some of the must-sees are Bellapais Monastery, Saint Hilarion Castle, Buffavento Castle and Kyrenia Castle.


Nicosia is the capital of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the city is the most important center of art, culture, diplomacy and economy. Nicosia has a great variety of monuments and tourist attractions. The old town of Nicosia has beautiful examples of Gothic and Ottoman architecture, for example the Selimiye Mosque (Saint Sophia Cathedral), The Great Inn (Büyük Han) and the Museum of Barbarism Famagusta is known for its beautiful sandy beaches.

Famagusta has preserved important historical sites since ancient times. Outside the city, the old town of Famagusta has a lot of spectacular history to offer, such as the spectacular ruins of Salamis and the icon of Saint Barnabas, the Archaeological Museum, the Lala Mustafa Paşa Mosque and the Venetian ruins and the Incirli Caveare.

The climate is described as typically Mediterranean with very hot and dry summers from April to October and cool, warm and rainy winters from November to March. Spring and autumn are mild, with hot summers (up to 35 °) and dry, sunny winters (up to 16 °). The Turkish lira (TL) is used in Northern Cyprus. Northern Cyprus Turkish Cypriots speak Turkish and most speak English very well. An important sector of ecotourism has developed in Northern Cyprus as tourists visit it for bird watching, cycling, hiking and nature watching. Praises itself for being relatively safe.


Northern Cyprus is the hidden gem of the Mediterranean, home to lush and unspoiled landscapes, and has traditionally been a beach holiday box, partly due to its reputation as an unspoiled area with a temperate climate, rich history and a nature that is considered attractive.

Cyprus was divided into two separate states. In 1974, the northern side of Cyprus was named TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus). You can travel to North Cyprus via Larnaca Airport in South Cyprus, crossing the border between the south and the north. Flights to Ercan Airport include a short landing in Turkey.

The transfer time from Ercan Airport to Kyrenia is approximately 40 minutes, from Larnaca Airport to Nicosia is approximately 60 minutes.