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

Kato Paphos archaeological park Located behind Paphos harbour, is the archaeological park of Paphos. It is a Unesco World Heritage Site, something that stresses the importance of the findings in the area. There are many wonderful things to see here, but it is the mosaics dating back to the Roman...
Agia Kyriaki church, the ancient Chrysopolitissa Basilica and Saint Paul’s pillar Walking on the footsteps of Saint Paul Built around 400 AD Basilica Chrysopolitissa is one of the oldest Christian churches in the world. Many people visit it as Saint Paul taught Christianity here. Agia Kyriaki church and Basilica Chrysopolitissa In brief, Agia...
Loutra or Ottoman baths or Turkish baths Paphos old town - Cyprus The Ottoman baths of Paphos are also known as Hammam, Loutra and Turkish baths. They are from the Medieval times. It is a stone built structure, with a stone vault. It is a typical bath of the Ottoman era and...
Saint Paul's pillar St Paul's pillar is in the heart of Kato Paphos, next to Agia Kyriaki Chrysopolitissa church. According to the legent, when Saint Paul visited Paphos to teach the Christianityto the locals. Paphos - and Cyprus were then under Roman occupation and the Roman lord of Paphos punished him...
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...
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Activities in Paphos

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...
Wine tasting Cyprus is a wine producer for more than six thousand years! In Paphos, there are many quality wineries to visit for wine tasting. Many of them also have restaurants to accompany their wines. CTO, the Cyprus Tourism Organization, has created seven wine routes in Cyprus, and issued a...
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 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.  ...
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 Villages and places to visit in Paphos Cyprus

Coral Bay Cyprus Coral bay is located about twelve km from Paphos town to the west. It is a beautiful area with a top class sandy beach and many hotels, villas restaurants and bars. It is mainly a very popular touristic area but there are also a few permanent habitants. Coral...
Kissonerga village Paphos Cyprus Practical information for visitors The village of Kissonerga is located about half the way between the town of Paphos and Coral Bay beach. Lying near the sea, it is surrounded by lush greenery. While most of the tourist infrastructure like hotels, hotel apartments, holiday villas and restaurants is concentrated...
Holidays in Kissonerga village Cyprus   Holiday accommodation in Kissonerga village Holiday accommodation in tourist area    Hotels in Kissonerga There are many good hotels in Kissonerga area. At the tourist area sea front hotels. Also hotels in the village. Hotel apartments in Kissonerga Beautiful, family run hotel apartments Holiday villas    ...
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...
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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