The beautiful island of Cyprus is the favourite travel destination for many European tourists, especially from UK. Located south of Turkey, Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
With an impressive historic and cultural heritage, Cyprus has a lot to offer to its visitors: many historic sites, Roman ruins and monasteries, Byzantine churches, Venetian walls, a specific cuisine and plenty of amazing landscapes.
Even if Cyprus is just an island and a small country being there for the first time can be a bit confusing. Therefore most of you will appreciate our guide with Top Rated Destinations in Cyprus.
Top Rated Destinations in Cyprus
Located in the sout-west part of the island, Paphos is the perfect holiday destination for families. Divided in 2 parts: Kato and Ktima, Paphos is the home to some of the best beaches in Cyprus and to many historic sites.
Top attractions in Paphos: Archaeological Park, Ayios Neophytos Monastery, The Museum of Village Life, Aphrodite’s Rock, District Museum, Tombs of the Kings and Akamas Peninsula
Limassol is located in the south part of the island and is its second largest city. Limassol is one of the busiest ports in the Mediterranean Sea and a very important business and financial centre. If youa re looking for something different then visit the most cosmopolitan city in Cyprus.
Top attractions in Limassol: Kourion, Kourion Beach, Cyprus Historic & Classic Motor Museum, Limassol Marina, Limassol Castle, St. George Alamanov Monastery, Wine Museum and Archaeological Museum.
Nicosia is the capital and the largest city and an important financial centre in Cyprus. Nicosia is divided in two parts, one being part of Cyprus and the other one part of the Northern Cyprus.
Top attractions in Nicosia: Cyprus Museum, Leventis Gallery, Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia, Buyuk Han, Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory, Ledra Street Crossing Point, Famagusta Gate and Bedestan Church and Mosque
Larnaca is the third largest city in Cyprus and the gateway towards the tourist areas of Ayia Napa and Protaras. Larnaca hosts la main airport in Cyprus, therefore is an important travel hub.
Top attractions in Larnaca: Ayios Lazarus Church, Mackenzie Beach, Finikoudes Promenade, Larnaca Salt Lake, Larnaka Medieval Castle, Larnaca Museum, Oroklini Lake and Cornaro Institute.
Kyrenia is a city and port located in the Northern Cyprus. It is a major economic, tourist and cultural centre in the Northern Cyprus. During the summer season Kyrenia is the host to many music and art festivals.
Top attractions in Kyrenia: St. Hilarion Castle, Kyrenia Harbour, Kyrenia Castle, Ancient Shipwreck Museum, Kantara Castle, St Andrew’s Church and Kyrenia Icon Museum