Things to do in Paphos Cyprus

Ancient Odeon Kato PaphosSea and sun are most likely to be the reasons one would consider Paphos for holidays. But Paphos offers so many more things to do than just these. Friendly people, natural beauty, ancient monuments, sightseeing, interesting places and villages to visit and explore, activities for kids, young and not so young, cultural events, there is something for everybody to add that extra plus to his or her holidays that will make them unforgettable and this is the reason why so many people keep visiting Paphos again and again. It is not just because there so many things to see and do, but also because Paphos represents a unique way of life, carved through the thousands of years of history and civilization and its unique people and nature.
Here we try not just to write down a list of attractions, activities and interesting places that Paphos offers to visitors, but also to make that extra effort to propose to you through our articles ideas for excursions and activities and inside information that we hope will make your holidays more pleasing and your holidays programing easier.
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Activities in Paphos

From water sports to golf to spa
Paphos offers activities for everybody
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Interesting places to visit in Paphos

Beautiful villages and areas to explore
to discover a different Paphos

Paphos hallmarks

Kato Paphos harbour and castle
Paphos archaeological park Tombs of the kings Ayios Neophytos Monastery

Petra tou Romiou – Birthplace of Aphrodite Aphrodite's rock
Akamas peninsula
Coral bay Cyprus
Saint Paul's pillar

Monasteries, museums and other attractions

Chrysorroyiatissa Monastery Archaeological museum Byzantine museum Ethnographical museum

Ancient theater

Geroskipou folk art museum
Upper (old) town and market
Kato Paphos beach front

Paphos zoo
Blue flag beaches
Paphos Aphrodite water park
Cyprus donkeys shelter
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Attractions in Paphos

Lara bay turtles conservation station Lara is a part of Akamas, the biggest conservation park of Cyprus. It is a large uninhabitated area, where building is not allowed. There are some very bieutiful sandy beaches in the area of Lara, where theturtles come and lay their eggs. The turtles conservation station...
Ottoman baths, Paphos...
Aphrodite temple Paphos Since the very old times, Aphrodite, the goddess of love, worshiped in Paphos. The connection between Paphos and Aphrodite starts from Petra tou Romiou, about 3 km from Kouklia, where according to the tradition she was born. Kouklia or Palepafos (i.e. the Old Paphos) was the ancient capital...
Adonis baths waterfalls Adonis baths are located on the hill above Paphos. It is about 2 km below the village of Kili, and above the Mavrokolymbos dam. You can approach it either from Tala village or from the Akoursos village road. It is an area of extreme natyral beauty and the...
Tombs of the Kings Paphos Cyprus Tombs of the Kings is a large necropolis almost two and a half thousand years old, as it is dated back in the fourth century Before Christ. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Despite its name, it was aristocrats and high officials that were...
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Paphos sea sports Surrounded by the sea, Paphos is the ideal place to enjoy water sports. Almost on every beach, there is a licensed company offering sea sports. There are many options, so definetely you will find something suitable for you, be it adventurous like parasailing or relaxed like snorkeling.
Sea cruises from Paphos harbour and Latsi harbour There are ships that offer day cruises in Paphos area. They start from either Kato Paphos harbour or Latsi harbour and offer cruises from a couple of hours up to a full day in the sea and sun. A beautiful way to spend...
Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark The waterpark is located to the east of Kato Paphos, i.e. to the direction opposite to the harbour and castle. Especially with kids, this is a must visit attraction.
Scuba diving in Paphos Paphos has a long and diversified coast, which makes it ideal for scuba diving. There are many under water attractions to see. Among them, the submerged under water amphitheater and the purposely sunken ship, off the coast at Rikkos beach, Geroskipou. As Cyprus is one of the...
Paphos zoo Peyia Cyprus Paphos zoo is located in Pegeia village, near Coral Bay. The zoo is half the way between Coral Bay and the small, beautiful Pegeia fishing port, at Agios Georgios Pegeias area. It is on a turn to your right as you drive towards Pegeia fishing port, so...
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 Villages and places to visit in Paphos Cyprus

Akamas peninsula Cyprus Akamas peninsula is the far western point of Cyprus, ending at Cape Arnaoutis, the distinctive "snout" of Cyprus to the west. Its boundaries to the south are Peyia and Agios Georgios Peyias, while to the north ends at the outskirts of Polis Chrysochous. The peninsula covers an area...
10 things to do during your holidays in Kissonerga Make every day of your holidays more enjoyable and memorable with these ideas Kissonerga village is a very good holidays destination for many reasons. It combines green surroundings, beaches, sightseeing, history, many good restaurants and bars to dine out. There are also many...
Kissonerga archaeological sites Lemba size 28 H1 Mylouthkia size 22 Mosphilia size 18 Mylouthkia size 22 Ancient brewery size 32...
Stavros tis Psokas Cyprus forest station A paradise for nature lovers in the heart of Paphos forest Stavros tis Psokas is a forest station ran by the Department of Forests. It is located in the heart of Paphos forest in Cyprus, at an altitude of about 900 meters. It is located approximately...
Kato Paphos Cyprus Kato Paphos is the hart of tourism for Paphos. Most of the hotels, restaurants and bars are gathered in this area. At the same time, local people visit the area very frequently, so Kato Paphos is the area where evrybody mix up and mingle. There are also a...
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