Paphos is a coastal district in the southwest part of Cyprus. Since antiquity it has been one of the most important ancient kingdoms on the island. At the same time it has always been famous as the worshipping centre for the goddess Aphrodite.

The Paphos district is one of the 6 districts and is the fourth largest on the island. It has an extent of 1396 square metres and forms the 15, 09% of Cyprus.  Paphos is then divided into 4 municipalities and 121 communities. The 4 municipalities are: Paphos, Geroskipou, Peyia and Polis Chrysochous.

To the north the Paphos area extends until the village of Pomos, to the easy until the Akamas Peninsula, to the south until Kouklia and to the west until Agios Nikolaos. The Paphos district has coastal villages that extend along its west and north coasts, as well as mountainous terrain to its east, including the Paphos Forest.

Each of the 121 villages has its own unique beauty and attraction. There are many attractions in the villages ranging from churches, museums, culture attractions and nature attractions. The many churches, chapels, monasteries in all of the villages also show how religious the residents are. The museums along with other cultural buildings help preserve the culture and the customs that each village has.

Each village has traditional restaurants and shops that can offer you with the local cuisine as well as the local products that it produces (sweets, bread, and drinks) and the Cypriot hospitality.

Whether you are interested in the coastal villages with beautiful sandy beaches and clear blue waters, or mountainous villages with forests and waterfalls, Paphos will accommodate all tastes.

To view the list of all the Paphos Villages refer to the Paphos Villages List.






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Paphos villages map

Cyprus villages - Paphos district


Chloraka Village is situated west of the  Paphos district three kilometres from the town. It is built at an average altitude of about ...

Choletria Village

Choletria village is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, located 10 km north of Kouklia very close to the beautiful dam of...

Choulou Village, Paphos

Choulou is a village in the Paphos district in Cyprus. It is situated at an altitude of about 350 metres above the sea level. The village is...

Drinia/Thrinia Village - Paphos

Drinia/Thrinia Village is situated in the Paphos district and belongs to the geographical region of the wine villages of Limassol – P...

Droushia Village

Droushia village has a population of 484 residents and is located at the highest point of the valley of Laona, 27 kilometres from the town o...

Emba, Paphos

Emba is a village situated in the Paphos district in Cyprus. It extends to an area of 6.7 square kilometres and has an average alt...

Episkopi Village , Paphos

The small village of Episkopi is located in the Paphos district about 11 kilometres northeast from the centre. The village in hidden in a...

Evretou Village

Evretou Village is located about 15 kilometres south from Polis Chrysochous and 31 kilometres from the town of Paphos. There is also acce...


The village of Foinikas is located in the Paphos district. It is a less known village, however it gives the beautiful images of another era....