Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm and Sat 9am-1pm
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Northern Cyprus Cross Stitch Retreat

17th - 24th November 2020

8 days from £1,599pp

With traditional handicrafts including the famous Lefkara Lace and Hesap Embroidery, lesser-visited Northern Cyprus is the perfect place for a relaxing cross stitch retreat with Jane Greenoff. Excursions explore Kyrenia, Lefkosa and Guzelyyurt.
  • Cross stitching workshops with Jane Greenoff
  • Visit to Lefkara Embroidery Museum 
  • Half day walking tour of Kyrenia (Girne)
  • Full day tours of Lefkosa and Guzelyurt 
  • Workshop with the Lefke handicraft organisation
  • Farewell dinner in a local restaurant


Designed for Cross Stitchers

Uniquely crafted for cross stitchers, this Stitchtopia cross stitch holiday is the ideal opportunity to learn a new craft or indulge in your favourite hobby. Our talented cross stitch expert will be on hand throughout the holiday and host inspirational workshops with a beautifully designed project to spark your creativity.

Northern Cyprus Cross Stitch Retreat

Join founder of the Cross Stitch Guild, Jane Greenoff, for a relaxing cross stitch retreat based in Northern Cyprus. We'll be staying in Kyrenia; a bustling town with a mix of old and new including a lovely harbour and mighty Venetian castle. Throughout the week, Jane will host three full day and one half day cross stitch workshops and you can explore the Cypriot scenery during our included excursions.

Your Accommodation

Hotel Pia Bella

The 4-star hotel Pia Bella occupies an enviable location in Kyrenia, just a brief walk from the historic harbour with its wide range of shops, bars and restaurants. Set on a 15,000 square meter site amid spacious, tranquil gardens, the Pia Bella prides itself on its highly professional staff and exceptional standards of service. All 144 guest rooms are comfortably furnished with all mod cons including air-conditioning unit, tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bar, electronic safe box (charged), satellite colour tv, direct dial telephone line and hair dryer. Hotel facilities include two outdoor swimming pools.