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A b o u t  C y p r u s


The birth place of Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean. It boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year – the average temperature is in the mid-20's, reaching the high 30's in the summer with mild winters of around 17°C. It has one of the oldest civilizations of the Mediterranean, going back 10,000 years and you’ll find the Cypriot people warm and friendly offering a welcome to all.

Aphrodite's birth place

Cyprus has everything you want from a holiday and there are plenty of things to do:

  • Choose from a wealth of heavenly white sandy beaches for sun-seekers and families
  • Indulge in a range of water sports and other leisure activities for children from 1 to 92!
  • Take in some of the many ancient cultural sites
  • Discover a haven of traditional villages and medieval Byzantine churches and monasteries
  • Hike or even ski! in the rugged Troödos Mountains, with Mount Olympus peaking at 2,000m
  • A golfer's paradise, choose between three Championship Golf Courses in the greater Paphos area alone
Cypriot Cuisine

Cyprus cuisine has something for everyone - an extensive selection of restaurants to cater for every taste, whether it’s a romantic candle-lit dinner for two; sharing Cypriot Meze (a wide range of small traditional dishes) with family or a group of friends entertained by Cypriot dancing; or your traditional Sunday roast.

A b o u t  P a p h o s
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The old town of Ktima Pafos (Upper Paphos) has managed to escape the tourist building boom; it’s a calm place with lovely colonial buildings and many of the town’s museums. The highlights of Ktima Pafos are its excellent restaurants and its nearby daily morning Market where villagers sell their local produce (6am to 1pm, Monday to Saturday).

Kato Pafos (Lower Paphos) is the tourist centre with a picturesque harbour and promenade (newly developed in 2008) boasting plenty of restaurants of various cuisines, cafes to enjoy a latte or cappuchino – watching the world go by! music and dancing, bars and nightclubs. It also has the fascinating Paphos Archaeological Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with some of the world's most beautiful and best preseved floor mosaics dating from the 3rd to 5th Centuries.


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Paphos Fort
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Paphos Fort
Konos Bay
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Konos Bay
Tombs of the Kings
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Tombs of the Kings
Cyprus sea caves
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Cyprus sea caves
Paphos Fort
Konos Bay
Tombs of the Kings
Cyprus sea caves
Ayia Kyriaki and Basilica
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Ayia Kyriaki and Basilica
Sunset in Akamas
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Sunset in Akamas
Ayia Paraskevi church
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Ayia Paraskevi church
Waterfall in Akamas
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Waterfall in Akamas
Ayia Kyriaki and Basilica
Sunset in Akamas
Ayia Paraskevi church
Waterfall in Akamas
Winter in Cyprus
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Winter in Cyprus
Village in Troodos Mountains
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Village in Troodos Mountains
Kykkos Monastery
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Kykkos Monastery
Aphrodite Hills Golf Course
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Aphrodite Hills Golf Course
Winter in Cyprus
Village in Troodos Mountains
Kykkos Monastery
Aphrodite Hills Golf Course
Paphos Lighthouse
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Paphos Lighthouse
Aphrodite Hills Golf Course
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Aphrodite Hills Golf Course
Ancient Ruins
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Ancient Ruins
Oranges
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Oranges
Paphos Lighthouse
Aphrodite Hills Golf Course
Ancient Ruins
Oranges
Traditional breadmaking
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Traditional breadmaking
Lake in Troodos Mountains
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Lake in Troodos Mountains
Coral Bay Beach
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Coral Bay Beach
Ayios Neofytos
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Ayios Neofytos
Traditional breadmaking
Lake in Troodos Mountains
Coral Bay Beach
Ayios Neofytos
Agios Mamas Church
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Agios Mamas Church
Stavrovouni Monastery
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Stavrovouni Monastery
Skiing in the Troodos Mountain
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Skiing in the Troodos Mountains
Adonis’ Waterfall and Baths
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Adonis’ Waterfall and Baths
Agios Mamas Church
Stavrovouni Monastery
Skiing in the Troodos Mountains
Adonis’ Waterfall and Baths






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