Lefke is located in the northwest of Northern Cyprus. Nicosia is 78 km from Ercan airport, 62 km from Nicosia and 68 km from Kyrenia. An airport shuttle service from Nicosia Ercan airport and a bus from Nicosia bus station are available. We make your transfer from the airport with our transfer vehicles.
There is no precise information as to where the name Lefke comes from. Lefke, founded in 300 BC, is the strongest assumption that it was named after Prince Lefkon of the Egyptian dynasty. Throughout history, it has been home to many civilizations due to its fresh air, peaceful environment, greenery, abundant water resources and copper mines. Bakı mines started to be processed since ancient times (5000-3000 BC). Copper mines are a major factor in the development of the city as a trading port.
Overlooking the bay of Güzelyurt, Lefke has a unique beauty with all shades of blue and green, historical artifacts, walnuts, dates and orange trees. It is a peaceful resort with its turquoise sea and accommodation facilities.
Although the center of Lefke is 6 km from the coast, the settlements are scattered between Leke and the coast and to the coast. With its hotels, boutique hotels, spa and health centers, it offers safe and economical accommodation to its guests. The European University of Lefke has 5,000 students from different countries.
The ancient city of Soli and the ruins of the Vouni palace can be visited in Lefke.
Soli is a port city founded in 600 BC. There are artifacts from the Hellenistic and Roman periods. It is estimated that the basilica, the symbol of the city, was built in the second half of the 4th century AD. It is one of the first churches built in Cyprus. It was destroyed during the Arab raids in the 7th century. Geometric and animal themed mosaics on the floor of the church have survived to the present day. Roman antique theater located in the same place. YY. between. The theater, which is in good condition, has a structure worth seeing. It is built on the slope of a hill overlooking the sea. The semi-circular section where the audience will sit is made by carving the rock. Spring festivals and graduation ceremonies of European University of Lefke are held in the theater.
The Vouni (Vuni) Palace-Castle was built by the king of Persia (Persia) in the 5th century BC to take control of Soli and the region. It was destroyed by the Soli people who rebelled in 380 BC. Only the remains survived.