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

Tenta is the name of a hill which is about 20 meters high, over the west side of the Valley of Vasiliko, 2.5kilometres from the village Kalavassos.  The hill was named Tenta , according to tradition due to the fact that this was the position which Agia Eleni set camp at in 327 A.D when she returned from Jerusalem with the cross used to crucify Jesus. The hill is located at a strategic point...
At the valley of the Saint Mina River, at the bottom of Troodos is the Neolithic settlement of Choirokitia. The settlement is only 6 metres from the sea. The settlement came to light in 1934 from the archaeologist Porfyro Dikeo. Dikeos took over on behalf of the department of antiquities for a decade, in particular from 1936 until 1946. The following excavations took place between 1972, 1976 and...
In the medival location of Tracheias or Tracheiados is the church of Panagia Tracheias of the 15th century along with the tomb of the founder at the north wall. It is a one room church with an arched roof and a bell tower.This church had many iconographies on nearly all the south wall opposite the north door. The eyes of the saints were worn out with a sharp object from the Turks in the nearby...
Somewhere near the centre is the three part church of the village, dedicated to Agious Anryrous , Kosma and Damiano. The church was built on the base of another smaller church in 1871. The opening of the newest church which is saved today was done during the end of the 19th century in 1893. The carved templo of the temple is of the 19th century. What is especially impressive in this church is an...
The dam of Pomos is made of rock fill and has a capacity of 859.000 cubical metres. It is located about 3 kilometres southeast of the village. The dam is built of the Livadi River at an altitude of 75 metres and at a distance of 3.5 kilometres from the sea. It has a length of 168 metres, a height of 38 metres, a volume of 150.000 cubical metres and a surface of 83.000 square metres.The dam...
The village of Pomos honours the Virgin Mary especially. There was also a small monastery in the area which was dedicated to Panagia Chrysopateritissa. About five kilometres from where the village is today is the renovated temple of the Panagia Chysopateritissa monastery. It was built in 1520. Today the church is the only thing left which was renovated recently. There are two versions about the...
In the centre of the village of Pomos is the church of Agio Evpsihios. According to the Evangelist Mathew, Agios Evpsihios lived and dies during the years of Julian the Offender. The church was constructed during the 20th century. With the passing of time, as the village population was increasing the church urgently need to be extended. Therefore during the middle of the 20th century, the church...
The Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort in Paphos is an award winning complete area for golf, recreation as well as property investment. It is a golf course of a championship level with 18 holes and has a double – ended area of 350 metres in order for practise, 4 green with traps, facilities for short game practise, golf academy with has a field with three holes, two permanent professional golf...
The Minthis Hills Golf Club in Paphos consists of 18 holes and is located at the surrounding area of a monastery of the 12th century. The peaceful environment and the idyllic view offer the perfect scene for a demanding game with the fairways coming through ancient trees and water elements. At 550 metres above the sea level the golf course is used during all seasons. It was originally designed by...
The Secret Valley Golf Club is located 18 kilometres from Paphos and it is 49kilometres from Limassol, near Petra tou Romiou. It is a course with 18 holes. The gold course was named Secret Valley as it is hidden in a wonderful valley east of Paphos, near the mythical birth place of the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite. It is located in between hills of unique natural beauty, surrounded by old...
To the east of the village of Pomos in the Paphos district   is the chapel of Agia Thekla. It is a simple temple with a semi curved roof covered with tiles. The chapel which exists today is built on older abandoned church. The construction of the church was made due to a donation by Mr. Eftihios Stylianou. The construction work took place between the years 1982 and 1983. The chapel was...
The Elea Estate Golf Club is located in the Paphos district. The Estate incorporates both traditional and modern standards. The Elea Estate combines great views, luxury houses and an incredible golf course in one expansion area. The gold club at the Estate was designed by Sir Nick Faldo and it integrate both sea and mountain views with a variety of natural elements. The golf course is great...

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