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 local wineries found in various locations.

Apart from these, Cyprus has amazing beaches and coasts to offer with shallow turquoise waters, 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.

There are hundreds of attractions and things to do in Cyprus and in the list below you can find some of the most popular activities and places to visit.

Things to do and places to see in Cyprus

Paphos Castle

The Paphos Castle or Paphos Fort is located at the Kato Paphos harbour and is considered to be one of the most famous attractions in&nb...

Saranta kolones (Forty columns) - Paphos

Saranta kolones are ruins of an ancient castle located to the north of Paphos harbour and when translated into English means Forty colu...

Kantara Castle

The Kantara Castle is one of the three most important castles build on the Pentadaktylos Mountain range in the Ammochostos district, located...

Othello Castle

The Othello Castle or Ammochostos Castle or Othellos Tower as it is known in Cyprus, is located in the occupied part of Cyprus in the Ammoch...

La Cava Medieval Castle in Aronas - Aglatzia

The La Cava Medieval Castle was built about in the middle of the flat peak of the hill of Mikrou Arona in the Nicosia district. It was built...

Pentadaktylos mountain

Pentadaktylos Mountain, Πενταδάκτυλος (Greek) is a mountain mass which is part of the Kyrenia Mountains and which runs 160 km a...

Plain of Mesaoria

Mesaoria is a sweeping plain that completes the northen Cyprus centre. The land is flat, starting from Morphou Bay to Famagusta Bay and the ...

Komititzi Picnic Site

The Komititzi Picnic Site is located on the forest road of Pedoulas-Kykkos, after the picnic area of Xystaroudas, 5 km from Xystarouda ...

Xystarouda Picnic Site

The Xystarouda Picnic Site is located at the forest road of Pedoulas – Kykkos, 9km from Pedoulas, next to the road in the Nicosia district...

Xerargaka-Orkontas Picnic Site

The Xerargaka-Orkontas picnic site is located at the Astromeriti – Kalopanayiotis road , turning on the left before Orkonta , 25km fr...

Marathos Picnic Site

The Marathos Picnic site is located on the Kakopetria-Prodromos road, 7 km from Kakopetria and 6km from Prodromos towards Kakopetria through...

Kionia Picnic Site

The Kionia picnic site is located at the Kapedes-Machera Monastery road and 1km before the Monastery, left towards Kionia, 6km from the Mach...

Prophet Elias Picnic Site

The Prophet Elias picnic site is located at the Lythrodonta- Vavatsinia road through the Machera forest, 8 km from Lythrodonta, next to the ...

Mantra tou Kambiou Picnic Site

The picnic site of Mantra tou Kambiou is located at the Kapedes-Machera Monastery road, 5km from the Kapedes village in the Nicosia district...

Gefyri tis Panagias Picnic Site

The picnic site of Gefyri tis Panagias is located at the Peristerona- Morphou - Platanistasa road, 9 km from Peristerona at the Mitsero – ...

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