Cyprus Hosts First International Beach Volleyball Event
For the first-time, Cyprus will host an international Beach Volleyball event at Tourist Beach Geroskipou (pictured left) with a double gender event. Cyprus, a modern country that effortlessly marries European culture with ancient enchantment, is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Its 9,251 square kilometers (3,572 square miles) encompass citrus and olive groves, pine forested mountains, and some of Europe's cleanest beaches.
Also the easternmost island in the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus is approximately 105 kilometers (60 miles) west of Syria, 75 kilometers (47 miles) south of Turkey and 380 kilometers (200 miles) north of Egypt.
The nearest Greek point is the Greek island of Rhodes which is 380 kilometers (200miles) to the west.