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The most interesting places in Southern Cyprus

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The most interesting places in Southern Cyprus
Inserted: 01.01.2022
Author: Martin Javorský © gigaplaces.com
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Thanks to the turbulent history, it is possible to visit ancient monuments, medieval castles, but also Orthodox monasteries and mosques in a small area. In the middle of the island is the Trodos Mountains with extensive pine forests. Of course, there are a number of beautiful beaches. An ideal place for a varied holiday. Everyone will find something for themselves here!

1.
Kourion

Extensive excavations of the ancient city

Altitude: 76 m / 249 ft

About 15 km west of the city of Limassol, on a limestone cliff above the sea lie the ruins of the ancient… continue reading

2.
Mountain monasteries and churches

Unique monuments inscribed on the UNESCO list

Altitude: 1 715 m / 5 627 ft

In the Troodos Mountains, which is the largest and highest mountain range in Cyprus, there are real gems – 10… continue reading

3.
Nea Paphos

Amazing ancient mosaics inscribed on the UNESCO list

Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

To the west of Paphos is the extensive Archaeological Park of Nea Paphos. It is a very important and very… continue reading

4.
Akamas Peninsula

The westernmost national park on the island

Altitude: 268 m / 879 ft

At the westernmost tip of the island is the promontory of Akamas. A smaller national park is established here… continue reading

5.
Paphos

The most important city in western Cyprus with UNESCO monuments

Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

The most important city in the west of Cyprus, in which many monuments of ancient Greece and other cultures… continue reading

6.
Aphrodite's beach

The birthplace of the goddess of love Aphrodite

Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

About 23 km east of Paphos is a place called Petra tou Romiou, but everyone knows it better as „Aphrodite's… continue reading

7.
Troodos Mountains

The largest nature reserve in Cyprus

Altitude: 1 715 m / 5 627 ft

Almost in the middle of Cyprus is the green heart of the island – the largest and highest mountain range… continue reading

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Aphrodite's bath

A legendary place in the national park

Altitude: 77 m / 253 ft

In the northwest of the island of Cyprus, on the Akamass Peninsula, inside a nature reserve about 10 km… continue reading

9.
Protaras

The easternmost place in the EU with beautiful beaches

Altitude: 55 m / 180 ft

Protaras is the easternmost town in the south of Cyprus. After Ayia Napa, it is the most popular and also the… continue reading

10.
Agia Napa

Golden sandy beaches and lively nightlife

Altitude: 25 m / 82 ft

Agia Napa, located in the southeastern part of the Republic of Cyprus, is probably the most popular tourist… continue reading

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