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 Asprokremmos or Xeros or Xeropotamos is located in the Paphos district and it is the fifth largest river in Cyprus with a length of 41.5 kilometres. The water comes from the mountains of Troodos and its course passes though the Paphos forest and spills into the south coast and the area of Kouklia.The Asprokremmos Dam has been built in 1982. It is a dirt dam with a height of 53 metres and a...
The Asprokremmos Lake is a manmade lake located in the Paphos district. The water is recycled by the manmade dam of Asprokremmos which operated in 1982. It is the second largest manmade lake in Cyprus after the largest one of Kouris.The construction began during 1976 after the Turkish invasion and were completed in 1980 with a cost of 25 million pounds. It is located at 16 kilometres east of...
Cyprus is an island without any natural sweet water lakes and has acquired tens of manmade lakes within thirty years. This resulted in the enrichment of the fauna, the support of geographical activity, the water irrigation systems and the creation of entertainment areas for the residents as well as the visitors of the island.The Yermasoyia dam was built in 1968 on land which was owned by the...
Nissou village is located about 18 kilometres from the Nicosia district, 26 kilometres from the Larnaca district and 64 kilometres from the Limassol district. Even though it is located at a central location and it is very easily accessed, very few visitors go to see the two perennial trees which exist there.Cypress of Nissou The most impressive is a Cypress which is called “The Frank...
The Saint George Kefala Chapel is located about three kilometres outside the village of Kalavassos in the Larnaca district. It is said that the church is miraculous for headaches which is why the residents in the village named the chapel this way.The chapel was built during the 19th century and architecturally it is made up of one room with an arched rood and roof tiles in the shape of the temple...
North of the village of Kalavassos in the district of Larnaca and at a distance of about two and a half kilometres is the chapel of Panagia Lambroforousa. The chapel is located very close to the chapel of Archangel Michael. It is also built at a mountain hill. Its roof is tiled and is arched. The chapel is very simple and can accommodate up to ten guests. The chapel is made of stone and it is...
The mosque in Kalavasos in the Larnaca district, has been a worshipping area for the minority of the Muslims who lived in the village for about a century. An articular the mosque was abandoned in 1967 when the Muslims moved to the neighbouring village of Mari in 1967.The mosque was probably built in the village around the end of the 19th century near the main church of the village in the main...
In the centre of the village of Kalavasos in the Larnaca district, between the stone built traditional houses is where the central church is. The church of Panagia Theotokou I dedicated to the Virgin Mary and is celebrated on the 3rd of September.The church was built in 1892, at the beginning of the 19th century. Architecturally it is built in a cross type. It is a considerable large church and...
Archangel Michael Chapel is  located to the north of Kalavasos Village in the Larnaca district about half a kilometre distance at the hill of a mountain. It was built around the mid-20th century. Architecturally it is made up of one room and it is an arched roof temple.  The exterior of the temple is made of plinth and is whitewashed. The temple’s courtyard is comfortable, it...
The Saint George Chapel is located south of Kalavasos in the district of Larnaca about three kilometres distance from the village, on the road towards the Mari village. The chapel is located in a flat area surrounded by wild vegetation. It is a small plain chapel with an arched roof.Its exterior is made of mud and it is whitewashed. The courtyard is paved with concrete and it is fenced with a...
The chapel of Agios Nektarios is located in Kalavasos village in the Larnaca district at the location of Agiou Kalogirou. It is located north of the village at a distance of two and half kilometres outside the village. It is small and simple and it can accommodate fifteen guests. Tradition takes us back a few years and recounts how in the same exact position there was a cave and on top of the...
The chapel of Prophet Elias is located on a hill of the village of Pomos in the Paphos district. Architecturally is belongs to the type of one room churches with a semi curved roof covered with tiles. The chapel was renovated at the end of the 20th century. Every year on the 20th of July which is the day the Saint is celebrated there are a large festival in the village. It must be mentioned that...

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