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 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

Ancient City of Marion

Following the example of Alexander the Great, the Ptolemean founded many new cities. In Cyprus the city of Marion (today’s Polis Chrysocho...

Bellapais Abbey

Bellapais Abbey is located in Bellapais of Kerynia in the occupied part of Cyprus and it is one of the most important memorials of Gothic mo...

Paphos Acropolis - Odeon

Paphos Acropolis is made up of ancient ruins and buildings of great historical value. The Acropolis is situated near the new Paphos Light...

Paphos Ancient Theatre

The Paphos Ancient Theatre, is located at the northeast corner of the ancient city in Paphos diagonally of the port. It was possibly buil...

Paphos Mosaics

The Paphos mosaics are situated near the Paphos harbour at the Paphos Archaeological Park and they are some superbly preserved mosaic r...

Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates - Kourion

The Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates is an ancient monument dedicated to the God of Apollo who was thought to be the protector of Kourion. The...

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...

Medieval Walls of Nicosia

The Medieval Walls of Nicosia are located in the town of Nicosia. The first walls which surrounded Nicosia during the 14th century were made...

The Venetian Walls of Nicosia

The first walls which surrounded Nicosia during the 14th century were made by the Franks and covered a larger area than the previous Venetia...

Kyrenia Gate

The Kyrenia Gate is a gate at the Walls of Nicosia, located in the north Turkish occupied part of Nicosia in Cyprus. It was the gate whic...

Ancient Solon Theatre - Morphou

Herodotos mentions that the town of Solon was built under the instruction of Solona , in whose honour the name of the town was given. Soloi ...

Pyrgos tis Rigenas (Tower of Regina) - Xylofagou

The Tower of Rigena of Xylofagou is located about 3 kilometres south of the Xylofagou village in the Larnaca district. It is situated on ...

Akaki Mosaic Floors

One of the most important archaeological findings in Cyprus came to light in the archaeological site of Akaki. More specifically at the l...

Fabrica Hill - Paphos

Fabrica Hill is located in the northeast part of the ancient town of Paphos and the hill has many archaeological remains in it, in...