1 Roman Mosaics, Pafos

Some of the most perfectly preserved Roman mosaics in the world.

2 Shopping in Ktima Pafos

All the fun of the bazaar, in a warren of roofed narrow streets in Pafos old town.

3 Geroskipou Folk Art Museum

One of the best folk museums on the island – a terrific glimpse into the past of ordinary Cypriots.

4 Aphrodite’s birthplace

A fine beach, so photogenic it appears widely on tourist literature, which has a rich crop of mythical associations.

5 Agios Neofytos Monastery

Not only an excellent example of a Greek Orthodox monastery, but with a fascinating back story and a museum to boot.

6 The Grivas Museum

An illuminating if one-sided introduction to the EOKA leader and his campaign against the British.

7 Akamas Peninsula

Empty, unspoilt hills and beaches, coastal vistas and numerous marked hiking trails.

8 Polis

With its pretty fishing port, Lakki, Polis is a reminder of how Pafos district used to be, before the motorway and the airport arrived.

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