Agia Napa is known for its lively nightlife and is a popular tourist destination, as is Protaras in the Paralimni seaside region. Dine at several restaurants and visit the lively nightclubs. Enjoy the white sand beaches and clear waters during the day, as well as the many other activities, including boat rides around the coast.
Cape Greko National Park
It is one of the best places to visit in Cyprus, and if you’re staying in Ayia Napa, Protaras, or even Larnaca, you can easily make the journey here in a single day. You do not need to hike to enjoy the picturesque views from here, and most of the Cape Greco peninsula’s attractions are accessible by car.
The seaside town of Paphos, with its mediaeval fortress and picturesque port, is a harmonious blend of historical landmarks, a tourist destination, and a beautiful landscape. It is a region that blends mountains and coastal regions. It combines culture, contemporary living, and historic archaeological sites in a balanced manner. The view from the Maa-Paleokastro location in Coral Bay is breathtaking. During the Bronze Age, here is where the Mycenaean Greeks first landed in Cyprus.
Paphos Harbour & Medieval Castle
Paphos (Pafos) Castle was once a Byzantine fort built to defend the port. In the 13th century, the Lusignans repaired it, only for the Venetians to demolish it during the Ottoman invasion of 1570.
The Polis region is ideal for those seeking active vacations in nature due to its breathtaking natural environment, friendly, laid-back locals, great hotels, apartments, and villas for lodging, numerous restaurants, tavernas, and fish restaurants for dining out, wonderful sandy beaches, and abundance of activities.
Come and meet the inhabitants, including giraffes, monkeys, meerkats, kangaroos, albino wallabies, mouflons, tigers, and white lions, among others. Paphos Zoo was the first and largest permitted zoo in Cyprus. It is located just a few minutes from Peyia, in Paphos, and provides a superb nature experience.
The city of Limassol, also known as Lemesos, is the second largest in Cyprus. It is the island’s primary port, a major tourist destination, and the epicentre of its wine production. Two of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus are located in Limassol. Built on cliff tops, the ancient cities of Amathous and Kourion are located to the east and west of the city, respectively, with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea.
The Promenade in Limassol is quite popular with vacationers because of its view of the ocean, its sandy beaches, and its palm-covered surrounds.
In this city, the way in which the modern and the ancient coexist is truly magical. The old harbour was converted into a fishing harbour, and the surrounding region was renovated into a breathtakingly beautiful tourism destination.
Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, is the world’s only remaining split capital. The Nicosia neighbourhood combines its cultural legacy with a modern style of living. Large Venetian walls encircle the historical centre of the capital, which is surrounded by a lovely ancient city. There is also a museum with some incredible relics from ancient times.
Faneromeni Square is a significant historical monument within Nicosia’s mediaeval Venetian walls (Cyprus was conquered by the Venetians).
Laiki Geitonia is a neighbourhood in the ancient section of Nicosia between Lidras Street and the D’Avila Bastion. Its tiny cobblestone lanes are lined with classic Cypriot buildings and churches, and the neighbourhood is filled with numerous restaurants, cafes, and souvenir shops.
The earliest walls enclosing Nicosia were constructed by the Franks in the 14th century and encompassed a larger area than the Venetian walls constructed in the 16th century, which still enclose the old city.
The city of Larnaca was constructed atop the ancient city-kingdom of Kition. Historically, Larnaca was an important centre of copper trade and later a Phoenician stronghold, and it has a lovely seaport. Its cyclopean walls comprised of enormous stones and a complex of Greek Mycenaean temples dating back to the 12th century are still visible today..
Choirokoitia is located in the Maroni valley, approximately 6 kilometres from the island’s southern coast, in a rugged terrain at the foothills of the Troodos range. The Cypriot Aceramic Neolithic is the most striking illustration of the early formation of sedentary groups on the island and the development of an independent civilization.
The Larnaka Salt Lake, measuring 2.2 square kilometres, is the second largest salt lake in Cyprus. It was designated a protected area in 1997 in accordance with the Cypriot Law for the Protection and Management of Nature and Wildlife and the European Habitats Directive.
This is the most well-known street in Larnaca. It is surrounded by large palm trees. Finikoudes Beach is one of the finest summertime beaches. With a tropical environment reminiscent of an oasis and an abundance of activities and entertainment, the day will pass quickly.
The street named Piale Pasa is a wonderful place to dine at a classic or contemporary restaurant. You may take a stroll along the Mediterranean Sea, surrounded by the Larnaca Medieval Castle on one side and the Mackenzie beach on the other.
These imposing arches are part of the old aqueduct of Larnaca. This aqueduct was constructed by the Romans. The Ottoman governor rebuilt the entire project in 1745, utilising the existing facilities. Until 1936, the arches directed the water of the Tremithos River to Larnaca.
Larnaka Castle is located near the end of Athens Avenue, the end of Palm Tree Promenade, and the beginning of Makenzie Beach Road. It was constructed in the 12th century as the first Byzantine fortress.