The island of Cyprus may be captivating but Paphos itself is an ancient wonder and one of the oldest cities in the world. It was once the capital of Cyprus.
In turn, a fascinating place to explore. Archaeological finds (fortresses, Roman mosaics and tombs, to name but a few..), historical museums and other landmarks and monuments are around every corner. The city is brimming with old-world charm and has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO.
The sun-kissed coastline is also an enchanting discovery of traditional villages nestled in pine-clad mountains, where nature and nurture co-exist.
Paphos is a treasure trove of delights but must-visit attractions include the beautiful Akamas Peninsula in the north-west, Aphrodites Rock in the east, the Tombs of the Kings (a well-persevered Hellenistic necropolis with eight tombs) and Paphos Archeological Park, one of the most important archaeological sites of Cyprus which has unearthed significant finds such as impressive Roman villas including the House of Dionysos complete with elaborate mosaic flooring.