A German air carrier Germania Airlines announced the launch of new flights from Paphos to five cities in Germany in the period of March – October 2018.
The company will undertake flights twice a week – Wednesday & Sunday – to the following destinations – Dusseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg & Nurnberg.
Easter is the most important religious celebration in the Greek Christian Orthodox Church.
Thursday of Holy Week is when the wonderful aromas begin to drift out into the streets as this is traditionally the day when housewives start preparing the ‘flaounes’, ‘paskies’, ‘koulouria’ and ‘tiropites’. Eggs are hard boiled and dyed red in preparation for the traditional festive games on Sunday.
The beautiful hillside village of Stroumbi is conveniently located just 17 km from Paphos and 20 km from Polis. This small village has a lot to offer in both history and interest dating back to medieval times. There is a quieter pace of life here and you will be able to enjoy it from the comfort of this prestigious, architect designed home that is available to you today. Village living in opulence with all the modern conveniences and home comforts.
Paphos simply shined as the Cultural Capital of the EU 2017 and the whole year event in Paphos has been a phenomenal draw card for the tourism sector. Tourist arrivals reached a record of 3,652,073 arrivals clocking a 15% rise on the year before. Even the month of December 2017 has attracted very close to a 100 thousand visitors , (98,924 arrivals in fact) , an increase of 13%!
British High Commissioner Matthew Kidd visited Paphos on Tuesday to answer questions causing concern to British residents over Brexit.
Paphos is home to the largest number of Britons on the island and the first of the meetings took place for Peyia residents, followed by a second larger one to a packed audience at the Phoenix Social club in Paphos. Similar events are also taking place in other towns.
Over the next few weeks, marathons, half-marathons and fun runs abound; but there are two which stand out. The first takes place this coming weekend: a 20-year-old race that takes in some of the most sensational scenery in the country. While registration has now closed (phew!) organisers have faithfully promised the thousand-plus participants that there will be cheering spectators en route.
Starting from Aphrodite’s Rock at the crack of dawn (7.30am), the race passes along the Kouklia coastline for the first six or so kilometres before heading inland to skirt Mandria.