Paphos, a small picturesque town is situated on the west coast of Cyprus and stretches from the beautiful Akamas peninsula in the north-west across to Aphrodite’s rock in the east. It is steeped in history having been the capital of Cyprus in certain ancient times and it attracts thousands of visitors every year. In Paphos there are innumerable sites of historical, religious and cultural interest and it is included in UNESCO’s list of World Cultural Heritage sites. The Tombs of the Kings, the Medieval fort, the Odeon, the House of Dionysos, Aphrodites Rock and the Baths of Aphrodite as well as Saint Paulss pillar are but a few of these sites.
The operation of an international airport with connections to many major cities of the world has made Paphos very accessible. Also a good new motorway links Paphos easily and safely to all the other towns.
Bordered by a beautiful coastline, the Paphos area has charming villages in its mountains with centuries-old monasteries nestling in them. The town centre however, is modern with trendy shops, an interesting traditional market and good museums.
You will find Paphos to be a charming resort, safe and pleasant with plenty to see and do, one that will soon become a firm favourite when it comes to holiday destinations.