Spend a weekend in Paphos | Traveler by Unique

Ostensibly, the New Paphos is the modern city that encompasses the harbor, the ancient ruins of tombs, fortresses, theaters, and villas displayed at the Paphos Archaeological Park. Paphos town won the 2017 European Capital of Culture, an indication of its staggering position as a “must-visit-tourist-destination” of all times.

Also, Paphos is a proud UNESCO World Heritage Site, hence it can be dubbed as an “Open-Air Historical and Cultural Factory” of the Mediterranean. Paphos is a definite destination to tourists as much as heaven is a definite destination to Christians. A well-planned weekend visit to Paphos will give you ever-lasting tour experience.


How to spend your weekend in Paphos


  • Think of a stop at the Aphrodite’s Rock

Aphrodite’s Rock

Called ‘Petra tou Romiou’ in Greek, the mythical Aphrodite’s Rock is located between Paphos and Limassol; a place believed to be where the goddess of love and beauty was born. Going by the legend, the goddess rose from the waves between the rocks in a shell. The large rocks which stand in the middle of the sea to date continue to attract numerous visitors across the globe throughout the seasons 90% of tour buses stop at this spot for photographs. You will have a great time here during your weekend visit.

The beach of Paphos is family-friendly offering you and your family members adequate opportunity to have great swimming experience.

Climbing to the peak of the summits requires a walk through a tiny dark pathway that leads to the rock.

  • You Can Explore Antiquity At Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

Kato Paphos archeological Park is a popular place where you can learn some histories of the city ruins of the past. The relics of the middle ages to the Roman Empires of the ancient era are still visible and well-preserved on this site to date. Though weather-bitten, the structures are still magnificent irrespective of age.

  • Have A Dip In The Blue Lagoon

Have A Dip In The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon beach is known for its bluest and clearest waters in Cyprus. Although only accessible by boat or dirt road, you can economically combine a visit to the beach with a boat ride for an enchanting coastline experience. You can board a boat from the Latchi harbor and if you are lucky, you may have a meal of souvla during your tour. Alternatively, if you are a risk-taker, you can drive all through the bumpy and rugged route to the beach.

  • Satisfy Your Palate With Local Produce

Satisfy Your Palate With Local Produce

Since a large percentage of the produce comes from the local villages, the best places to enjoy the best delicious dishes in Paphos remain in these remote villages. Most of the tastiest ingredients and products basically reside in these remote traditional villages. Digging deep into some of these traditional villages will unleash some rare delicacies such as pitta bread which is thicker and fluffier than others and the best loukoumia, a sweet usually given as a gift to wedding guests. You can buy some of this as a special gift for your loved ones and friends back home. You can also explore some of the local taverns for some unusual delicious dishes like grilled halloumi cheese in Petradaki.


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