Cyprus is a unique and fascinating destination with so much to offer to its visitors. From picturesque landscapes, to pristine seas, rich cultural heritage, and warm locales Cyprus has it all! The island may be small but you’ll never run out of wonderful things to see and exciting events to throw yourself into.
Regardless of where you are located on the island there will always be something for you to see and do on your vacation. Whether you want live music, wine festivals or art exhibitions, there is plenty on hand.
There are many annual events that have proved to be incredibly popular, and attract huge numbers of people. Therefore, organization and planning are essential to guarantee that you can attend these events. Once you have booked your flights and the accommodation, you can begin to plan your packed itinerary for your visit.
Paphos Aphrodite festival is an annual event for opera lovers. This takes place in the beautiful coastal city of Paphos in celebration of the goddess of love and beauty. Every year the organizers invite renowned opera singers to perform in the city. This festival has been running since 1999 and has had several different, amazing opera singers in that string of time.
Paradise Jazz festival is one of the popular Cyprus events this September that attracts a huge number of visitors. This festival was originally held in Pomos, however, in 2007 it changed its location to Paphos. This allowed the venue to be larger, attracting more entertainers, better funding and more people to enjoy the event. The festival lets you experience live jazz and blues and an eclectic mix of other shows.
The Dionysia Festival is just one of the unique and fascinating festivals held in Cyprus, however, this one is in September and incredibly popular. After the long hot summer, the local people hold this festival to honor the Greek god of wine. With that you’ll know that the celebrations are heavily focused on Cyprus’ fine wines. However, these are not the only attraction. Dionysia Festival comes with traditional dances and display of local arts and crafts.
Septemberfest is becoming one of the most awaited events in Cyprus and offers a huge variety of activities. The Nicosia beer festival offers the opportunity to sample over 40 different beers including locally produced varieties. Alongside the beer, there are music performers, food stalls and local talent.
The Ledenes Street Market is another incredibly popular event this September and offers a different experience. As the market arrives there is a hive of activity as both locals and tourists want to enjoy the brilliant array products displayed on stalls. Whether you want handmade crafts, books, clothes or vintage antiques, there are stalls for everyone to enjoy.
There are many events to follow this September and October, and researching before you travel will ensure that your schedule will coincide with the events of your liking.