The Deputy Ministry of Tourism warmly invites everyone to explore seven enchanting traditional villages and towns in Cyprus, promising an unforgettable array of authentic Christmas experiences. Agros, Derynia, Fikardou, Lefkara, Kalopanagiotis, Kyperounta, and Laiki Geitonia (Lefkosia) are adorned in their festive best, ready to captivate locals, visitors, and individuals of all ages.

Immerse in the holiday spirit amidst cultural festivities, local products, gastronomic delights, and creative workshops. Engage in organised activities surrounded by nature, embark on guided village tours, and savour the delectable holiday menus offered by local restaurants. Get ready for a distinctive Cypriot Christmas filled with surprises and the creation of cherished memories that will last a lifetime!

The villages eagerly await your presence to celebrate this magical holiday period. The Christmas Villages will be operating from now until January 14, 2024 (inclusive) as follows: Friday – Sunday and Public Holidays, and daily from December 27, 2023, to January 4, 2024.


Nestled within the Troodos mountain range in the Pitsilia region of the Limassol district, Agros, at an elevation of 1,100 meters, resembles a charming theatre surrounded by breathtaking forest views. Explore immersive agrotourism experiences, indulge in the village's renowned roses, artisanal cured meats, and local workshops providing firsthand experiences.

For more information, call +357 25521333.


Situated in the Famagusta district, Deryneia, with its rich and ancient history, stands as a primary cultivator of strawberries on the island. Discover points of interest such as the Folk Art Museum, Open Air Museum for Traditional Professions, and notable churches. Don't miss the annual festival honoring Agios Modestos on December 16.

For more information, call +357 23811000.


In the Nicosia district, Fikardou village, an Ancient Monument, showcases meticulously restored 18th-century houses and a 16th-century AD church. Experience rural life through museums and explore historical roots linked to fugitives from 400 AD to 800 AD.

For more information, call +357 22023330.


Nestled in the Marathasa valley within the Troodos mountain range, Kalopanagiotis is an enchanting mountain retreat with thermal springs, traditional architecture, and the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, the Monastery of Agios Ioannis Lampadistis. Explore chapels, museums, and hiking trails in this idyllic setting.

For more information, call +357 22952297.


In the Pitsilia region of the Limassol district, Kyperounta village, at an elevation of approximately 1,300 meters, boasts a captivating blend of tradition and vitality. Known for its apples, wine, and traditional cold meats, Kyperounta's attractions include churches, museums, and three museums showcasing Natural History, Folk Art, and the National Liberation Struggle.

For more information, call +357 25813204 or +357 99352547.

Laiki Geitonia:

Nestled within the old city walls, Laiki Geitonia preserves the traditional charm of old Nicosia from the 1900s era. Explore cultural centers, recreational spots, shops, and workshops along tiled walkways and arcades. Inaugurated in 1983, it was honored by the International Federation of Journalists and Editors of Tourism with the Pomme d'or in 1988.

For more information, call +357 22797000.


In the scenic Larnaca region, the enchanting village of Lefkara is renowned globally for lace embroidery and filigree silverwork. Immerse yourself in the rich history and craftsmanship at the Lefkara Handicraft Centre, the Museum of Traditional Embroidery and Silversmithing, and various workshops. Explore winding streets, traditional houses, and captivating sites like the Folklore Museum and ancient olive mill.

For more information, call +357 24342422.

Celebrate the festive season at the Christmas Villages!

Enjoy the unique charm, traditions, and delights these villages have to offer.