more than a beach holiday: a local’s guide to Cyprus during shoulder season

Besides being my homeland, Cyprus is one of the most beautiful and popular holiday spots in Europe. Now, when hearing the  island’s name, most people envision a beach, a pool, and a cocktail, but, trust me when I say that this Mediterranean gem  offers a lot more than (gorgeous) beaches, that you don’t want to miss: from vast archaeological sites to beautiful hiking trails, and from charming, cobblestone-street villages to endless vineyards.

And what is the best season to enjoy all of Cyprus? 

Shoulder season !!! (April-May & September-October)

Here is why:

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