Where myths & legends spring to life
Paphos is a captivating holiday resort with a vibrant, modern and progressive character. But it has also retained its status as a traditional harbour town with a rich history and countless historical sites connected to ancient Greek mythology. The list of fascinating things to see is endless, from ornate Byzantine churches to ancient tombs and mosaics. These are complemented by a landscape that is famous for its outstanding natural beauty.
Stunning natural splendours include sea caves, limestone cliffs and the breathtaking Akamas Peninsula. As such, Paphos attracts nature enthusiasts, holidaymakers seeking outdoor fun and activities, and countless couples planning an overseas wedding in an environment that echoes love and romance.
At the same time, it has retained its status as a traditional harbour town with a rich history: the town as a whole is on the UNESCO list of cultural and natural treasures, with many of its historical sites connected to ancient Greek mythology.