Calender & Events

Our Calender Picks 2017


Paphos European Capital of Culture 2017

For 2017 Paphos will be one of two European Capital of Culture. Throughout the year events will be held around city.

Find out more about it here

Paphos International Film Festival | 16th – 18th June 

The Paphos International Film Festival (PIFF) is an annual festival held every year in Paphos in the mediterranean island of Cyprus. PIFF is an independent not-for-profit organization committed to supporting authentically independent films and it aims to research, promote and develop the art of independent filmmaking.

The program includes screenings of short films from Cyprus and abroad as well workshops, master classes and lectures.

Find out more information here

Pafos Aphrodite Festival | September 

The 18th Festival kicks off this September so make sure you get tickets if you’d like to listen to some opera in the gorgeous medieval castle.


Larnaca Summer Festival | July

Every year, Cypriots celebrate music and performing arts at various different locations throughout Larnaca, both indoor and outdoor. National and international talents feature so it’s definitely worth adding this to your agenda if you’re in Cyprus this summer.


Limassol Wine Festival | End of August – Beginning of September

Dubbed as the ‘wine capital of Cyprus, Limassol holds a wine festival each year in the city park. There is a small entrance fee, but once inside, you can taste as many wines as you wish.

Find out more information here

The Cyclamen Rally | November

This is the island’s intercommunal rally that takes place each autumn since 2004. If you have a car that is 20 years of older you can join in, if not, come along to see beautiful cars of times past.

Find out more information here


Cyprus International Food Festival | 12th – 13th November

This is a 2-day event held in Nicosia, where chefs demonstrate their different culinary expertise and the public can join in with wine tasting and more. There is a kids section, too, to get the little ones excited and interested in tasting and preparing all kinds of food.

Find out more information here


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Bank Holidays

  2016 2017 2018*
New Year's Day Friday 1st January Sunday 1st January Monday 1st January
Epiphany Wednesday 6th January Friday 6th January Saturday 6th January
Green Monday
(Monday of Lent)
Monday 14th March Monday 27th February Monday 19th February
Greek Independence Day Friday 25th March Saturday 25th March Sunday 25th March
Daylight Saving Time Starts (+1h) Sunday 25th March  Sunday 26th March Sunday 25th March
Greek Cypriot National Day Friday 1st April Saturday 1st April Sunday 1st April
Good Friday Friday 29th April Friday 14th April Friday 6th April
Easter Monday Monday 2nd May Monday 17th April Monday 9th April
Easter Tuesday Tuesday 3rd April Tuesday 18th April Tuesday 10th April
Labour Day Sunday 1st May Monday 1st May Tuesday 1st May
Whit Monday
Monday 20th June Monday 5th June Monday 28th May
Assumption Day Monday 15th August Tuesday 15th August Wednesday 15th August
Cyprus' Independence Day Saturday 1st October Sunday 1st October Monday 1st October
Greek National Day
(Ochi Day)
Friday 28th October Saturday 28th October Sunday 28th October
Daylight Saving Time Ends (-1h) Sunday 30th October Sunday 29th October Sunday 28th October
Christmas Day Sunday 25th December Monday 25th December Tuesday 25th December
Boxing Day Monday 26th December Tuesday 26th December Wednesday 26th December
All Orange dates are Offical Central Bank of Cyprus Bank Holidays along with Every Sunday and Every Saturday for Bank Transactions, White Dates are just important dates.  
* Dates for 2018 are provisonal. We take the definative list from the Cyprus Central bank. Once this is published for these years we will update this list.

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