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

Agios Eraclidios Monastery

At a distance of a few kilometres from Nicosia is the monastery of Agios Eraclidios. It is built in between the olive trees of the village P...

Archangelos Michael Monastery - Analyonta

To the southwest of Analyonta , on a green hill is the monastery of Archangelos Michail. The specific time of its construction is unknown. T...

Machairas Monastery (Panagia Machaira)

The Holly Monastery of Machairas or Panagia Machaira is located at Troodos under the Machaira Mountain. Sometimes Machairas is also wri...

Kykkos Monastery

The Holy, Royal and Stavropegic Monastery of Kykkos (Greek:Ιερά Μονή Κύκκου), which lies 20 km west of Pedoulas, is one of the...

Agios Ioannis Lampadistis Monastery - Kalopanayiotis

Agios Ioannis Lampadistis or Saint John Lampadistis Monastery is located opposite the village of Kalopanayiotis and it is build on the east ...

Pentadaktylos mountain

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

Xyliatos Mines (Memi)

The Xyliatos mines are located in the village of Xyliatos in the Nicosia district. The mines operated during the period 1954-1971 and partly...

Skouriotissa Mine

The Skouriotissa Mine is located in the village of Skouriotissa in the Nicosia district. The deposits of Foukasa , Finikia and Tria Vounarka...

Alestos Mines

The Alestos Mines are located in the village of Xyliatos in the Nicosia district. They operated during the period of 1971-1972.The advantage...

Kokkinopezoula - Mitsero Mine

The Kokkinopezoula Mine is located about 28 kilometres southwest of Nicosia, in the village of Mitsero. During the 1950’s pyrite depos...

Sia Mine

The Sia Mine is located on a small hill about 1 kilometre west of the Sia village, on the road which leads from Sia to the community of Math...

Kokkinogia Mine - Mitsero Village

The Kokkinogia Mine is located west of the community of Mitsero in the Nicosia district and it is a sulphide ore mine of copper and sulfur. ...

Kokkinoantonis Mine

Kokkinoatonis Mine is located in the semi-mountainous village of Mathiatis, a few kilometres south of the Nicosia district. More specific...