Things to do in Paphos Cyprus

Sea 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, gastronomy, 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.

Ancient Odeon Kato Paphos

Exploring Paphos in just one visit is almost impossible. For such a small place, Paphos offers so many opportunities for attractions to see and activities to do, that one single visit is not enough to see and do everything. People visit Paphos for many different reasons, exactly because of the many and diverse offerings it has. Almost everybody, however, leaves with one common: the sweet memories of their holidays and the promise to themselves to come back again.

It is not just because there are 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 programming easier.

 

 

 


Paphos attractions

 

Paphos attractions and sightseeing

Paphos hallmarks, monuments, museums, attractions
Paphos activities

 

Activities in Paphos

From water sports to golf to spa
Paphos offers activities for everybody
Paphos interesting places

 

Interesting places to visit in Paphos

Beautiful villages and areas to explore
to discover a different Paphos

 

Paphos hallmarks

Kato Paphos harbor 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 beachfront

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

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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Activities in Paphos

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 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...
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.  ...
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 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.
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 Villages and places to visit in Paphos Cyprus

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    ...
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...
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...
Stavros tis Psokas forest station A paradise for nature lovers in the heart of Paphos forest, Cyprus 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 in...
Kissonerga archaeological sites Table of Contents: Kissonerga archaeological sites Lemba size 22 H2 Mosphilia size 18 H2 Mylouthkia size 22 H2 Ancient brewery size 32 H3 Lemba size 22 H2 Mylouthkia size 22 Mosphilia size 18 H2 Mylouthkia size 22 H2 Ancient brewery size 32 H3...
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