If you are spending springtime in Larnaka you will soon find that you can’t help but have a spring in your step! The weather is glorious; the landscape is blooming and vibrant, and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming
with traditional Easter preparations and bustling annual festivals. The season is also perfect for exploring on foot - whether it is a leisurely stroll along the promenades, or a challenging hike through the beautiful rural and mountainous areas, taking in the fresh air and fantastic views. And as spring is a time for renewal and rebirth, Larnaka region is embodying this spirit with a host of exciting projects on the horizon that will keep delighting all who visit - both this spring… and
An ‘Egg-cellent’ Easter in Larnaka!
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday falls on April 8 this year. If you are in the region, head for one of the villages to enjoy the free, organised Easter Monday events on April 9, which include fun yard games and folkloric entertainment.
Renewal and Regeneration On the Horizon
It’s exciting times for Larnaka region with the announcement of 30 major projects that are set to significantly upgrade infrastructure, accessibility and facilities within the city and at several of the region’s villages.
Larnaka Bird Conservation Recognised at Awards
The Oroklini LIFE Project - which conserves Voroklini Lake and the migrating birds there - has been nominated for a ‘Best at the Best’ award at the forthcoming ‘The Life Awards’, which will take place on May 23 in Brussels.
A Season of Festivals
Get ready for two fab festivals this spring. The annual Anthestiria (Flower Festival) and Kataklysmos (Festival of the Flood) take place along the palm tree promenade on May 6 and May 25-30 respectively.
Working on Our Suntan…
With such gorgeous temperatures this spring, you may have a trip to the beach in mind! Alaminos, Zygi and Ormidia villages begin sprucing up their organised coasts in May through a European ‘Green Beaches Programme’.
UNESCO Loves Authentic Athienou
Historic Athienou has been recognised on the UNESCO National Intangible Heritage list once again - this time for its longstanding bread-making tradition, and the annual religious fair in honour of the village’s Patron Saint, Agios Fokas.
Fantastic Fam Trip
Participants on the 2018 LTB Fam Trip enjoyed a full and educational day out once again. The group visited historical archives; several different attractions in Choirokoitia village; an ancient olive farm… and friendly donkeys!