Northern Cyprus, officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, is a de facto state that comprises the northeastern portion of the island of Cyprus. However, it is only Turkey that recognizes the sovereignty of this nation, for the rest of the world, it is simply part of Cyprus.
Many who visit Northern Cyprus come here to sun-bathe in the resorts and top up the tan, but those who choose to explore a little further will be rewarded with more than they imagined. Discover archaeological sites of once-powerful cities, medieval castle ruins, and sleepy towns where old men gather in the shade to sip Turkish tea or coffee and watch the world slowly pass by.
Many visitors to Northern Cyrus will visit Nicosia, the divided capital, with the beautiful buildings in the walled city. If you venture outside the walls, you will find an incredibly vibrant city. Don’t miss the gorgeous Kyrenia, a gorgeous Mediterranean city with a historical harbor, a huge castle overseeing plenty of restaurants and hotels to stay. A popular destination to relax and unwind and soak up the Mediterranean sun.