Cyprus attractions

There are many Cyprus attractions varying from historical attractions such as medieval castles and interesting archaeological sites, to other cultural attractions which include beautiful villages, churches, monasteries and wineries found in various locations.

Apart from these, Cyprus has amazing beaches and coasts to offer, in which tourists or locals can spend their time relaxing and enjoying the sun, beach and crystal clear waters. Apart from the sea, Cyprus can also offer breath taking mountain views and clean fresh air in some of the amazing mountain resorts located near the Troodos mountain range.

Things to do and places to see in Cyprus

The Akamas Peninsula took its name from an Athenian warrior, the son of Theseus who after the Trojan war he came at the peninsula. Akamas Peninsula covers about 230 square km and is located on the western angle of Cyprus Island. It is a unique area, both geologically as well as geographically with regards to flora and fauna. The Akamas peninsula is considered as one of the greatest areas of...
Akrotiri Peninsula is a small peninsula which includes the most southernmost area of the Cyprus Island. The peninsula is constrained by the Episkopi Bay to the west and Akrotiri Bay to the east. Also, it has two capes which are known as Cape Zevgari and Cape Gata.In Akrotiri Peninsula you will find the following: RAF Base, The Environmental Education & Information Centre, Akrotiri Salt Lake,...
The purpose of this centre is to inform the visitors and tourists about the unusual nature and the ecological importance of the Akrotiri peninsula area. The centre features interactive displays and computer programs in English. The Environmental Education & Information Centre can be found easily as it is located on the main road of the Akrotiri village.If you are coming from Limassol, then...
Limassol salt lake (also known as the Akrotiri salt lake) is the largest lake on the island of Cyprus and is located in Akrotiri peninsula. Akrotiri salt lake measures 10.65 km² with its lowest point at 2.7 meters below sea level and the deepest point of the lake is about one meter.The salt lake is usually dry in the summer and is considered as a unique area of Cyprus. 70 percent of the bird...
Petra tou Romiou beach is one of the most famous beaches in Cypruswhich thousands of people visit every year and bathe in its surrounding waters. It is on the road between Paphos and Limassol. Petra Tou Romiou or Aphrodite’s Rock is not something to be missed. It is a large rock in the depths of the ocean. On the rock there are corals, seaweed and pieces of shells. This rock is surrounded...
Finikoudes beach is considered as one of the most famous beaches in south Cyprus. The heart of Larnaca town is just behind the beach, divided from the shore by the coast road, Athenon Avenue.Finikoudes beach was named after the small palm trees planted here back in 1922. Finikoudes beach is a Blue Flag status beach and is kept very clean by Larnaka Municipality, who also provide the summer...
Mackenzie beach is about 15 minutes from Pervolia in Larnaca. It is a flat beach which makes it suitable for families with children. There are many facilities at the beach such as sunbeds and umbrellas. There are water sports available at the beach such as jet skis, speed boats, water skiing and windsurfing. There is also diving available due to the Zenobia shipwreck which is in the area. There...
Troodos is largest mountain range of Cyprus and is located right at the center of the island. The Mount Olympus is the highest peak of Troodos and is the highest point of Cyprus, at 1,952 meters. The mountain reaches across the western side of Cyprus.Troodos mountain, also has many Byzantine monasteries and churches which are located on impressive mountain peaks, as well as mountain resorts to...
Pentadaktylos Mountain, Πενταδάκτυλος (Greek) is a mountain mass which is part of the Kyrenia Mountains and which runs 160 km along the North coast. It got is name because the mountain resembles five fingers which is the meaning of the word Pentadaktylos.During July 1995, a devastating fire burned a large area of the mountain, and as a result of this significant forest land and natural habitat...
St Hilarion castle is located on the Kyrenia mountain range, in Cyprus. Its location was such as to allow the castle with command of the pass road from Kyrenia to Nicosia. The St Hilarion castle was actually a monastery and not a castle, and it was named after a monk in the 10th century.   The monk allegedly chose the site for his hermitage and a church and monastery were built there....
Caledonia waterfalls, is one of the highest water falls in Cyprus. It is located on Platres village in Troodos and the water fells from a height of 12 meters. It can be reached via a walking path.Caledonia waterfall is surrounded by forest in a very beautiful area with breathtaking views. The trail is 3km long and can last up to 2 hours. It can also be divided into two parts, the first one which...
Chantara waterfalls (Xantara) are found on the river of Trooditissa (Diplos Potamos) at the Fini village and they are part of the state forest.The water falls down from a height of 8 meters. The falls are about 3.5 Km from the Trooditissa Monastery and if you are driving from Kato Platres, at the end of the Fini village you should see a sign for the Chantara waterfall on your right.Chantara...

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