Paphos is another one of Cyprus' top resorts which is full of culture and history and enough to have you spoilt for choice. A beautiful coastal city, situated southwest of Cyprus and capital of the Paphos district. This ancient capital of Cyprus is divided into two areas, Kato Paphos, stunning medieval harbour and Ktima Island with its Cypriot atmosphere.
There is plenty to discover and explore on Paphos holidays and it is ideal for those who want to get away for a few peaceful weeks. Great weather, stunning beaches and a chilled out atmosphere combine to make holidays to Paphos truly memorable!
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Things to do
As expected, the weather in Cyprus is delightful and whenever you decide to fly off on your holidays to Cyprus, you are bound to have lots of sun. Summer months are the best with temperatures around 30° Celsius and over and even in the later months it isn't much lower. There can be some unexpected rainfall occasionally over winter so along with your shorts and bikinis, make sure you pack a light jacket just in case!
Paphos is full of historical remains which create a stunning scenery which are definitely worth taking photos of. The best views are at the harbour and the rock of Aphrodite's legendary birthplace, which offer an insight into this village's amazing history.
Things To Do on Paphos Holidays
Paphos holidays are not complete without indulging in the village's fascinating history. The resort is on the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage list which means there is plenty to do for those that love sightseeing. Why not visit the ancient forts, old churches or discover some of the world's best preserved mosaics. After visiting a museum, why not cool down by taking a scenic boat trip to Coral Bay and admire its finest beach.
For a nice day out on your holidays in Paphos, why not visit the historical harbour but also have a meal in one of its open-air restaurants. Shop-a-holics will want to take a look at some of the fantastic homemade goods that are on offer such as pottery and embroidery.
If you plan on going on holidays to Paphos, why not come in July and attend the Concert of the Youth? Or maybe take you Paphos holidays in September and take in the culture by visiting the Aphrodite festival which is an opera festival?
Although not as vivacious as Ayia Napa or Larnaca, there is plenty of live entertainment to keep you busy on a Paphos holiday. There is a diverse choice of restaurants in Pahpos offering all sorts of local delicacies and world cuisine. Those who fancy relaxing with a nice meal will want to try a harbourside taverna or restaurants at Kato Paphos. If you fancy something a little more close to home you'll be happy to know there is plenty of fast food also available.
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Paphos is ideal for couples seeking relaxation and who want to discover the history behind Cyprus' villages. On the Beach continue to have some great holidays to Paphos and other destinations in Cyprus, so make sure you book today so you dont miss out!