Cyprus North and South Marco Polo Pocket Guide Paperback
by Marco Polo
Part of the Marco Polo Travel Guides series
Marco Polo Cyprus: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips!
Fully revised and updated for 2016. Now with new Discovery Tours chapter. Experience all the attractions of Cyprus with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with 'Best Of' recommendations.
You'll find fabulous hotels, authentic restaurants, the trendiest places to go and the best nightlife spots, as well as tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget.
There are also ideas for those travelling with children and for active pursuits as well as a summary of the island's main festivals and events.
Further sections include: Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Greek and Turkish phrases and index; useful too is the 'Perfect Route' section and the handy pull-out map supplied in addition to the Road Atlas inside.
Cyprus was once the home of Aphrodite, the goddess of love. And indeed, the divided island, just under half the size of Wales, is a beguiling place: its clean beaches, clear blue waters and a hospitable and cultured people speak for themselves.
With MARCO POLO Cyprus you can follow in Aphrodite's footsteps along miles of sandy beaches and impressive sea cliffs.The practical, pocket-sized guide leads you to a destination notable as an island of adventure and for its excellent cuisine. But don't just be content with the active side of the island: immerse yourself in its 9,000-year history!
The 'Perfect Route' reveals the island in all its variety, from the Turkish north to the Greek south, and takes you along the nicest stretches of coast, through the divided capital Nicosia and into two glorious mountain ranges.
The 'Best Of' pages highlight some unique aspects of Cyprus, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for things to do if it rains and where you can relax and unwind.
Find out what's currently in vogue in Cyprus - simple rural holidays in preference to chic, for example.
The Insider Tips reveal where artistically minded people congregate and where delicious ravioli is prepared right in front of you, while panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you're on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains.
The Excursions & Tours chapter takes you on some great daytrips to discover the island's scenic variety.For the actively inclined Cyprus is an outdoor mecca: riding, windsurfing, paragliding and even skiing are detailed in the Sports & Activities chapter.Finally the Dos & Don'ts explain why it's not worth taking a mini-cruise to Israel or Egypt and explain etiquette for visitors to monasteries and mosques. MARCO POLO Cyprus provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the island.
To help you find your way around there's a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Nicosia in the cover, plus a pull-out map.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 144 pages, Illustrations, maps +
- Publisher: MAIRDUMONT GmbH & Co. KG
- Publication Date: 25/09/2012
- Category: Travel & holiday guides
- ISBN: 9783829706940