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Christmas markets in Cyprus: where to find and what to expect?

Updated: 4 months ago

It's the magical time of wonders, good spirits, and gifts! Where can you find places in Cyprus with the most Christmas atmosphere?

Let's now talk about locations in the Republic of Cyprus where you'll definitely find everything you need to feel the spirit of Christmas. These are not only individual spaces in cities but also entire Christmas villages!

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CHRISTMAS VILLAGES IN CYPRUS

Every year for Christmas, several villages in Cyprus are selected where markets and everything necessary to create a festive atmosphere will be arranged. This year, these include 6 villages and 1 urban district in the capital city:

  • Agros
  • Deryneia
  • Kalopanayiotis
  • Kiperounta
  • Fikardou
  • Lefkara
  • Laiki Gitonia (Old Nicosia Quarter)

In all these places, you can expect markets, products from local craftsmen, workshops, performances by various groups, and tasting of local dishes.

CHRISTMAS EVENTS IN CITIES

On the central squares of the largest cities in Cyprus, you will also encounter the Christmas atmosphere—with markets, mulled wine, amateur ensembles, and other holiday attributes.

Nicosia

Locations like Leventios Municipal Museum of Nicosia, Eleftherias Square, Makariou Avenue, Spyridaki Square, Faneromeni Square will offer this atmosphere. You can check the full program on the Nicosia municipality's website.

Limassol

Celebrations will take place in locations such as Grigoris Auxentiou Square, Makario Avenue, Agios Spyridonas, Omonia.

Larnaca

The main events will unfold at the following points in the city: Ermou Square, Pallas Square, Saint Lazarus Square.

Paphos

In this calmest of the larger cities in Cyprus, Christmas events will take place on the main square of the Moutallos district, and the event will only last until December 31.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT CHRISTMAS IN CYPRUS

On which days do Christmas villages operate in Cyprus?

  • Villages and their markets operate daily until January 7, and until January 14—Friday to Sunday.

Until what time do Christmas events take place?

  • In villages, the program ends at 6 (Kiperounta, Fikardou) or 7 (Kalopanayiotis, Agros) in the evening, but some have announced activities until 9 (Deryneia, Lefkara) or even 10 o'clock—Laiki Gitonia, but only from Friday to Sunday, on weekdays until 6 in the evening.
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