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

Kolossi Castle, Limassol

Kolossi Castle was initially constructed in the 13th century and it was then rebuilt in its present form during mid-15th century. This well ...

Larnaca Castle

The Larnaca castle is located on the southern point of the coastal avenue known as ‘’Foinikoudes’’ in Larnaca. It was founded during...

Limassol Castle

Limassol castle dates back to the Medieval Period and is located at the centre of the historical Limassol very close to the Limassol harbour...

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...

St Hilarion castle

St Hilarion castle is located on the Kyrenia mountain range, in Cyprus. Its location was such as to allow the castle with command of the pas...

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...

Buffavento Castle

The Buffanento Castle is located in the north mountain range of the occupied Pentadaktylos Mountain, at an altitude of 954 metres above the ...

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...

Amathus Archaeological Site

The Amathus archaeological site is located 11km east of Limassol centre and is considered as one of the most important ancient and historica...

Choirokoitia Settlement - Archaeological Site

At the valley of the Saint Mina River, at the bottom of Troodos is the Neolithic settlement of Choirokoitia in the Larnaca district. The set...

Kalavasos Tenta - Archaeological Site

Kalavasos Tenta refers to a hill which is about 20 meters high, over the west side of the Valley of Vasiliko, 2.5kilometres from t...

Kourion Archaeological Site

Kourion archaeological site is located on the west coast of Limassol in the small town of Episkopi. Kourion was an ancient city...

Palaipaphos (Kouklia) Archaeological Site

Palepaphos which means old Paphos was one of the most honoured praying centres of the Greek world, and was once a city-kingdom of Cyprus. ...

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