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Paphos is a coastal town 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.

Paphos villages map

Cyprus villages - Paphos district

Nea Dimmata Village

The seaside village of Nea Dimmata is located in the Paphos district, around 14 kilometers northeast of Polis Chrysochous. It receiv...

Pano Panagia Village

Pano Panagia is a graphi mountain village of Cyprus, located in the Paphos district. More specifically it is situated at an altitude of 900 ...

Pentalia Village

The Pentalia village is located in the Paphos district, about 6 kilometres north of Amargeti village, at an altitude of 799 metres above the...


Peyia is a suburb in the Paphos district and has been an independent municipality since 1994. The municipality has an extent of 4.552 hectar...

Polis Chrysochous

Poli Chrysochous, as it is known in Cyprus or Chrysochou or Poli of Chrysochou known to the rest of the world is a small town and an indepen...

Pomos Village

The community of Pomos is located 60 kilometres northeast of Paphos in the geographical district of Tillyria. The village is built next to t...


Psathi is a village in the Paphos district in Cyprus. The village is built at an altitude of 445 metres above the surface of the sea. ...

Salamiou Village

Salamiou is a village in the geographic district of the vineyards of Limassol-Paphos, about 36 kilometers northeast of the town of Paphos. ...

Simou Village

The community of Simou is located in the district of Paphos and is located 15 kilometres southeast of Polis Chrysochous and about 28 kilomet...