Cypriot hospitality is legendary. You’ll be given the warmest of welcomes in Cyprus, attentiveness of staff and friendly service, everything is geared to make you feel at home.
Cyprus has long been a crossing point between Europe, Asia and Africa and still has many traces of successive civilisations.
Cyprus joined the EU on May 1st, 2004. The entry of Cyprus in the EU and the changes in respect of buying a property in Cyprus.
Cyprus is one of the smallest countries and has the third smallest population of the European Union. It's a member of the eurozone since 2008 and the currency is in Euros (€). It exports 50% of its products to the E.U. and expect to be a regional business center, as it has a democratic system of government, a free market economy, excellent telecommunications with direct dialing to over 200 countries, a favourable tax regime, bilateral investment agreements, double tax treaties and a strategic location at the crossroads of three continents.
Languages in Cyprus
The official languages are Greek and Turkish. The main languages spoken by the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities respectively. English is widely spoken. Cyprus is a famous, favourite tourist destination, so French and German are also well spoken within the tourist industry and other languages. Cyprus is a multicultural country, this make it a very friendly place for foreigners and communication is easy.
Weather in Cyprus
The average temperatures in Cyprus are ideal in broad lines. Cyprus's climate is characterized by hot summers and mild winters. There is a significant seasonal difference between mid-summer and mid-winter temperatures that ranges from 18° C inland to about 14° C on the coast. The difference in daily maximum and night minimum temperatures is also quite significant. In winter they range from 8° to 10° C on the lowlands and 5°to 6° C on the mountains and in summer from 16° C on the central plain and 9°to 12° C elsewhere. Daily temperatures during the hottest months of July and August ,range between 29° C on the central plain and 22° C on the Troodos Mountains . The average maximum temperatures for these two months range between 36° C and 27° C. In January, the coolest month, the indicative daily temperature is 10° C on the central plain and 3° C on the higher parts of the Troodos Mountains while the average minimum temperatures are 5° C and 0°C.
Cyprus is famous for the sunshine, enjoys a very sunny climate compared with most countries with 11.5 hours of bright sunshine per day over the six summer months. Even during the months of December and January, there is 5.5 hours of sunshine.
Paphos has been selected and has the title as the European Capital of Culture for 2017. There are structures in place to receive large numbers of visitors, migrants and foreign residents. It had since times a noteworthy cultural life. The town of Paphos is included in the official UNESCO list of cultural and natural treasures of the world's heritage. Cyprus is well known as the island of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, who, according to legend, was born here in Paphos.
Paphos enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with the mildest temperatures on the island.
There are education schools in Paphos for local residents also, there are both junior and secondary schools, of very high standards, catering for English and other students. The schools accept day students and also have boarding facilities. Additionally, there are a few colleges of higher education offering business studies, hotel management and many other subjects. Also, Pafos has Neapolis university, school of architecture, land and environmental sciences.
It is the most scenic town in Cyprus combining mountain, plain and sea. Someone who lives in Paphos can enjoy the endless coastline of rocky coves and sandy beaches, swim in the clear blue seas or walk through fertile countryside.
The village Tremithousa is located close of Pafos about 4 kilometers northeast of the city. The village, because of the small distance between it and the city of Pafos is called and Tremithousa of Pafos.
The village is built at an average altitude of 270 meters. Its area has a general inclination from the northeast to the southwest and the altitude ranges from 150 to 500 meters.
Vines of winemaking varieties, vegetables, cereals, forage plants, citrus, almond, and walnut trees, and legumes are cultivated in the region. The village has a reputation for the aromatic and tasty honey that it produces.
With respect to transportation Tremithousa connects in the north to the monastery of Agios Neofytos, in the northeast with the village of Tala, and in the east with the main road of Pafos - Polis.
Tremithousa took its name because of the "Tremithia". Tremithia (Terebinth) is a tree that was found in large quantities in the surrounding area. Thus the name Tremithousa or Trimithousa implies an area that is filled with Terebinth trees. Indeed, in the old times the village was known for its production of "Pafitiki Pissa" (gum of Pafos), which is made out of the resin of the Terebinth tree.
Today there is a dynamic residential and tourism development in the region of Tremithousa. Because of the very good climate of the region, as well as the unique panoramic view of the village, the area around the village started to develop with luxurious villas and organized tourist complexes.