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How do oceanariums, aqua parks and planetariums work on New Year holidays?

Updated: 4 months ago

If you are on vacation or have free time in early January for any other reason, this information is for you.

The official school holidays in Cyprus last from December 25th to January 7th and are called Christmas holidays. In this article, we will explore how to keep children occupied during this time and how the main attractions for families with children operate.

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How does the oceanarium operate in Cyprus during the Christmas holidays?

The Protaras Oceanarium, the largest and only one of its kind in Cyprus, operates on a winter schedule from 9 am to 4 pm. The oceanarium is completely closed on December 24th and 25th, as well as on December 31st and January 1st.

How does the planetarium operate in Cyprus during the Christmas holidays?

The Cyprus Planetarium, unlike many other establishments, does not close during the holiday season. There are shows scheduled for both December 24th and December 31st, as listed in the event calendar. However, shows are not held on December 25th and January 1st, as those are public holidays.

How do the water parks operate in Cyprus during the Christmas holidays?

Water parks in Cyprus are generally closed during the winter season and only reopen in April. However, you can read about them today!

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What other holidays do students in Cyprus have?

In addition to Christmas holidays, students in the Republic of Cyprus also have spring and summer holidays. There are no autumn holidays, but there are additional days off on certain dates. You can find more information about this in our article on school holidays in Cyprus.

On which days do Cypriots officially have time off?

This happens during the public holidays of the Republic of Cyprus. There are a total of 15 such days, and you can see the full list in our article on official holidays in Cyprus.

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