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
Activities and things to do

Interesting places and villages to visit

 

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...
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...
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...
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...
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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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 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.
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...
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.  ...
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

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 archaeological sites   Lemba size 28 H1   Mylouthkia size 22       Mosphilia size 18   Mylouthkia size 22   Ancient brewery size 32    ...
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    ...
Akamas peninsula Cyprus Akamas peninsula is the biggest national park of Cyprus. An unspoilt area, with unique flora and fauna, deserted little sandy beaches waiting for you to discover, wonderful sandy beaches where sea turtles lay their eggs, and a unique gorge awaiting for you to discover and walk! Akamas peninsula...
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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