These are the top 10 Paphos excursions to take during your holiday in Cyprus. Includes hiking trips, cultural experiences and Paphos boat tours.
Excursions from Paphos
Paphos is one of the most popular places to take a holiday in Cyprus. As both a summer and winter destination, there's plenty for people to see and do in Paphos.
There's no need to limit yourself to staying in just Paphos though. Take a day trip or two, and you'll see that there is much more to Cyprus than its beaches and swimming pools!
Paphos Day Trips
Here's a look at the best excursions from Paphos in Cyprus. They include cultural, sightseeing, active tours and Paphos boat trips.
All these trips are available through Get Your Guide, the platform I prefer to use when booking my own tours and experiences when travelling.
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Day Trips From Paphos FAQ
Readers planning out which major attractions to see in and around Paphos often ask questions similar to:
How many days do you need in Paphos?
If you only want to see the highlights, then 3 days in Paphos is enough time. However, most people choose to base themselves in Paphos for the length of their holiday in Cyprus whether 7 days or 2 weeks. From there, they can take full or half day tours to see more of the island.
What can you do in Cyprus in 5 days?
It really depends what type of vacation you are after. You could hire a car and spend each night in a different place as you drive around Cyprus, or alternatively, base yourself in Paphos and take different day trips from Paphos to discover more of the surrounding area.
What is the best area to stay in Paphos?
Kato Paphos is the most beautiful part of Paphos, and it's also where you'll find the nicest accommodations. The harbour is at the center of this lower part of town, which is built beside the sea. It offers everything a visitor would want: hotels, fish restaurants, archaeological sites, and souvenir shops.
Is Paphos Lively?
People who take a holiday in Paphos are generally seeking for a more laid-back atmosphere, having left their clubbing days behind them. However, there is still a lot of enjoyment to be had, with several lively bars and clubs to provide a fantastic night out.
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