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

Limassol Salt Lake

Limassol salt lake (also known as the Akrotiri salt lake) is the largest lake on the island of Cyprus and is located in Akrotiri peninsula. ...

Larnaca Salt Lake

The Larnaca Salt Lake is located at the southwest part of the town of Larnaca, east of the villages Meneou and Dromolaxia, near the Larnaca ...

Paralimni Lake

Paralimni Lake is located in the eastern part of Cyprus in the Ammochostos district a little outside of Paralimni. It is one of the most...

Oroklini Lake

The Oroklini Lake is located north of the town of Larnaca, at a distance of about 9 kilometres. The lake forms a rich wetland and a shelter ...

Athalassa Lake

Athalassa Lake is located at the Agios Georgios Park in the Nicosia district, which is part of the national Forest  Park of Athalassa. ...

Almirolivado Lake

The Almirolivado Lake is located near the Amiantos mines, at an area which is rough  in Troodos. One can only reach it by crossing t...

Ergates Lake

The Ergates Lake is situated in the Ergates village in the Nicosia district. It has a circular shape and in the middle it has a small island...

Kokkinopezoula - Mitsero Red Lake

The Kokkinopezoula Lake is located 28 kilometres to the southwest of Nicosia, in the village of Mitsero. Access to the lake is through a...

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. ...

Tombs of the Kings - Paphos

The Tombs of the Kings or “Τάφοι των Βασιλέων" in Greek is situated in the Paphos district. More specifically it is locate...

Paphos Archaeological Park (Nea Paphos)

The Paphos Archaeological Park is located in Kato Paphos and is considered to be one of the most important archaeological sites in the ...

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