Holidays to Paphos
The island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea is a popular holiday destination for those looking for a warm welcome and a warmer climate. Paphos, on the west side of the island, is a developing coastal resort and an ideal choice for those looking for sun, sea and sand.
The vibrant lower town of Kato Pafos certainly has no shortage of eating and nightlife venues whilst the upper town, known as Ktima is more traditionally Cypriot.
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Paphos holidays offer a relaxed atmosphere with a truly unique blend of ancient and modern attractions. A number of small beaches are dotted around and are ideal for swimming, sunbathing and trying out the many water sports available.
Rich in culture and historical sites, a holiday in Paphos has plenty to keep all ages entertained, whatever your holiday needs.
With plenty of sunshine all year round, Paphos is one of the most beautiful ancient towns in Cyprus. Dating back to the Neolithic period, Paphos is steeped in ancient myth, believed to be the site where the Greek Goddess Aphrodite emerged from the sea.
The town of Paphos is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site and has a rich collection of historic attractions. Visit the gloomy underground cavern of the Agia Solomoni Catacombs or walk amongst the ruins of Papho’s Greek theatre, the Odeon. The Paphos Archaeological Park, a listed treasure, is home to impressive mosaics, depicting ancient Greek mythology.
Enjoyed by all ages, a trip to the Bird & Animal Park is a fun day out on any Paphos holiday. Marvel the magic of nature with their unique collection of birds and animals, with daily parrot and owl shows and a children’s petting zoo. Set amongst lakes, ponds and superb gardens enjoy the sights and sounds as you work your way amongst the flora and fauna.
The final resting place for the leading citizens of Paphos is a testament to the architecture of the 4th century. The rock-cut tombs beside the sea are adorned with grand pillars and columns that line the route to the tomb chambers. Be part of history on your holiday to Paphos as archaeologists are still uncovering more graves.