This small island has a long history and a rich culture that spans 10,000 years, making it one of the oldest civilisations in the Mediterranean.
Limassol is known for its medieval castle and archaeological museum. Nearby, Byzantine monasteries and churches with ancient frescoes are nestled in the Troodos Mountains and nature lovers will enjoy the Troodos National Forest Park.
Situated on the south-west coast, the city of Paphos has several sites relating to the cult of goddess Aphrodite, whose mythical birthplace was at Old Paphos. New Paphos incorporates the harbour and the ancient ruins of Paphos Archaeological Park. Along the coast, Pissouri Bay is a quiet spot to relax.
The Akamas National Park lies to the west of the island and incorporates valleys, gorges and wide sandy bays. In this incredible environment, there is a rich variety of birds and animals and the European Council has included it in its Mediterranean Protection Programme. It is a spectacular place to visit by 4×4 or boat.
This island oﬀers a wonderful diversity and visitors can enjoy so much at once; friendly locals, fascinating history, stunning scenery and beautiful beaches await. The perfect place for a relaxing holiday.