The third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus is popular summer destination for visitors from Europe. The island country is known for its pristine beaches, stunning scenery, fascinating history, and extremely pleasant climate with 300 days of sunshine annually.
Cyprus (Greek Κύπρος, Turkish Kıbrıs) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey. After Sicily and Sardinia, Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Although the island is geographically in Asia it is politically a European country and is a member of the European Union. (Cyprus Wikitravel)