Top Things to do in Paphos

From April to November the weather in Paphos is great for relaxing and for discovering the nature, history and culture of Cyprus. You will find warm sun, calm sea, quality hotels, festivals, fairs, exhibitions, ancient sights and museums. Also, tours for all tastes, nice food, shopping and vibrant nightlife at Paphos bar street.

Top sevent thing to do

No 1: Try Cyprus meze

Meze is a variety of small dishes which is usually served for dinner. The purpose is to give a small taste of all the local dishes in one meal. The dishes are served one after the other is order to eat slowly and enjoy. Meze can be fish meze at a fish tavern or meat meze at traditional tavern. In both cases there are several vegetarian dishes so you do not have to worry if you don’t like meat.

Traditional Cyprus meze - Meat meze
Traditional Cypriot meat meze

No 2: Visit Akamas peninsula

Akamas forest is located at the northwest corner of Cyprus. You should enter this preserved area from the Baths of Aphrodite area (near Latsi) in order to get the most impressive views of the peninsula. You can do this on foot by following the signs that guide you through prescript forest paths or you can book an day tour and let the professional safari drivers take care of your transfer and food. We suggest a walking the nature path starting just before the Baths of Aphrodite.

Akamas Peninsula Paphos
Akamas Jeep Safari

No 3: Day to the beach and water sports

If you are looking for a sandy beach you can go to Coral Bay, SODAP or Geroskipou Plaza. More…

No 4: Night stroll

There is a long, seaside pedestrian way from the castle to Pioneer Hotel. This is a good chance for a quite, romantic night stroll.

Kato Paphos sea side walk
Kato Paphos sea side walk

No 5: Visit Kato Paphos archaeological park

Kato Paphos Archaeological Park is a nice place to visit whether you are interested in ancient history or not. The entrance costs 3.60 Euros and you get to see the Odeon, the house of Dionysus, Theseus villa, Paphos lighthouse and more. The gate to the park is at the harbour near the parking area. More..

No 6: Boat trip

If you have enough time you can arrange a day cruise. All cruise organisers have their kiosks at Kato Paphos harbour. Thus, you can easily find more about the available trips and the prices while enjoying a night stroll at the harbour promenade.

No 7: Try traditional desserts and snacks

You should try the traditional desserts (sweets): karidaki, cherry, watermellon etc. They are made from fruits and sweet syrup. Finally, the snack that live everybody impressed is Kupa. You can buy it from almost all bakeries. For the best Kupa in town you should visit Andreas Snack (open only at morning time), opposite Bingo hall in Kato Paphos.

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