Featuring a wide spectrum of stunning Blue Flag beaches, an ancient world of history to explore and impressive year-long sunshine, the coastal town of Paphos is one of the most popular destinations for holiday-goers.
It is one of the oldest cities in the world which has been populated since pre-historic times. The city bears numerous landmarks and monuments as a reflection of its rich past, which in the present times are well-known all over the globe.
The variety of experiences Paphos offers to tourists is extensive. From flawless beaches to labyrinths of crumbling ruins evoking the former glory of Cypriot history, every day you spend here can be a different and exciting adventure. You can find several villa rentals in Paphos for making your stay complete.
Here is a List of Essential Places to Visit and See in Paphos:
The clean and popular tourist destination of Coral Bay is well-known for its white sandy beaches that meet the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. For adventure lovers, the bay is home to rocky headlands and sea caves, home to indigenous animals, flora and fauna. Whether you are looking for a day of relaxation, basking in the sun or want a firsthand glance at Cyprus’ organic ecosystems, this is place you must visit.
Tombs of the Kings
The impressive underground tombs date to the 4th century BC and are carved out of solid rock, some decorated with Doric pillars and all sporting a distinct Egyptian influence. Here, there are seven tombs to explore and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was a burial ground for ancient Paphos during the Greek and Roman periods which was used for high ranking officials or members of society of those eras.
Eagle Mountain Ranch
If you are seeking to immerse yourself in the raw, unkempt beauty of the Cypriot landscape, then this is the best place for you to visit. On the track, you will be led past orchards, mountain panoramas, fields and dazzling views out to sea. The ranch also offers lessons to adults and children at every level. Thus you will have a chance to acquire remarkable skills and form a bond with one of the most beautiful, wise and breathtaking animals on earth.
For history lovers, Paphos’ Archaeological Museum contains an extensive collection of excavations in the local area. Here, you will find an amazing display of Cypriot antiquities from the Neolithic age up to Ottoman times.