Paphos , a city rich in history & culture, is a gem of Western Cyprus. There is archaeological evidence supporting the citys existence from the Neolithic period. Believed to be the birthplace of Greek Goddess of love and beauty ‘Aphrodite’, Paphos proudly boasts the remains of villas, palaces, theatres, fortresses and tombs that belong to Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods. A site with such remarkable architectural and historic value is an ornament to the city and thus has been included in UNESCOs list of world heritage sites as a natural and cultural treasure. Paphos, is also famous for its sun-kissed, white sand beaches.
Things to see & do
Paphos Aphrodite Festival, Eat meze with the locals in ktima, Shop for souvenirs at the marke, Visit Vouni Panayia Winery, Have a beach day at Coral Bay.
Food & Drinks
Paphos offers a wealth of choices to eat from world known Western KFC & McDonalds to 5 Star dining at iL Classico, Colosseum etc and at many of the hotel restaurants. There are limitless choices from Chinese to Mexican. You must try a traditional Cypriot meze but if at all possible venture out a little into one of the villages surrounding Paphos town for not just authentic food but great atmosphere
Accompany any traditional cyprus dish with wine from the Nelion Winery, Vasilias Nikoklis inn offers a variety of local wines starting from Cyprus apperitif zivania, the Refreshing roze, the dry white wine the medium sweet white and red, the ofthalmo and the shiraz.