How to get here
How to get to Büyükkonuk Eco-Village
The village is accessible both from the northern coast and Salamis roads. It is 40 km from Gazimağusa (Famagusta), 77km from the capital Lefkoşa (Nicosia), and 111 km from Girne (Kyrenia).
Lefkoşa to Büyükkonuk
To get to Büyükkonuk village from Lefkoşa take the Lefkoşa-Karpaz main road, after apporoximately 15 km it will be signposted to Iskele. Follow this road until it ends at a junction with the Gazimağusa (Famagusta) - Karpaz road. Turn to the north - east (left), continue through the village of Boğaz, until you reach a sign for the Büyükkonuk turn off, towards the mountains (left). Proceed one kilometer from the turn-off, you will reach Tuzluca village. Five kilometres further down the road you will arrive at the enchanting village of Büyükkonuk, the first "eco-village" in the northern part of the island.
Gazimağusa to Büyükkonuk
From Gazimağusa (Famagusta) take the Famagusta - Karpaz main road north, approximately 40 km until the Büyükkonuk road sign on the north - west side (left) of the road; then continue as above.
Girne to Büyükkonuk
To get to Büyükkonuk village from Girne (Kyrenia) you take the coastal road 68 km to Kaplica village passing through the village of Esentepe. Drive through the village of Kaplica, it is approximately eight kilometres to the turnoff for Büyükkonuk to the east (right) and continue another six kilometres. The drive will climb up to the ridge and Büyükkonuk will be the first village you encounter on the descent.