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Pictures from these corners of the island have become the hallmark of Cyprus, winning Instagram and the hearts of bloggers. The sights of Cyprus that we have collected here are a must-see.

The Bridge of Lovers

Business card of Cyprus. If you google the word “Cyprus”, then, most likely, the search engine will give you photos of the “bridge of love” in Ayia Napa. The emerald shades of the sea and the unique arch formed in the rock attract connoisseurs of beauty. The bridge of love protrudes 6 meters into the sea! At sunset, a particularly impressive panorama opens up. By the way, in summer monk seals come to this place - unique animals that love to dive in these places. Be sure to visit almost the females of a beautiful place in Cyprus.

How to get there: just take bus number 101 or number 102, which runs around Protaras or Ayia Napa.

Book hotels in Ayia Napa and Protaras in the WIOTTO directory.

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Nissi Beach

The most famous beach in Cyprus, "local Ibiza". This is a place of eternal parties and incredible landscapes: a sea of amazing shades of emerald, over which the ultraviolet sky glows with colors. The water is unusually clear: sometimes it seems that emeralds are shimmering in your hands. Not far from the coast there is a snow-white island, to which a thin strip of sand leads During high tides, it goes under water, and when the tide begins, it again makes it possible to get to a small island.

How to get there: to Ayia Napa, and then along the main road, catch bus number 101 or number 102.

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Kato Paphos

The archaeological park is located in one of the most famous resorts in Cyprus, in the city of Paphos. This is the "heart" of the city, where many hotels and attractions are located. In fact, the historical part of the city by the sea: you can walk and get in touch with antiquity. Acropolis, Odeon, ancient tombs, the temple of Asclepius, a house with mosaics, an ancient castle of the 13th century - everything is collected in a small area.

How to get there: take bus number 615 - it will take you to the archaeological park of Kato Paphos.

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Flamingo Lake in Larnaca

In Larnaca, not far from the airport, there is an amazing lake. In summer, it is unremarkable: an ordinary salt lake, which dries up, periodically turning into a salt desert. But as the heat subsides, flocks of beautiful pink flamingos flock to the lake. They chose this reservoir for their recreation. You can see beautiful birds in late autumn or in December. During this period, the lake is indeed one of the most beautiful places in Cyprus.

How to get there: the salt lake is located near Larnaca, almost near the airport itself. You can take bus number 425 or come to Mackenzie Beach and walk a little to the lake.

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Fig Tree Bay

A place of power and beauty: one of the best beaches on the south coast. It got its name from the ancient fig grove that grows in this region. This is not only a place of natural beauty, but also excellent infrastructure: a promenade with all the benefits of civilization, a convenient entry into the sea. No wonder this is one of the favorite places for families with children.

How to get there: bus number 102, which runs around Ayia Napa and Protaras.

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Sea Caves

Cyprus is an island of legends, where it seems that you are about to enter a cave inhabited by a one-eyed cyclops or an ancient deity. The whole island, especially its southern part, is dotted with rocks and caves. Many sea grottoes, which at high tide completely go under water and expose the mysterious kingdom at low tide. Finding sea caves is easy. There are many of them along the beaches of Ayia Napa: just sail towards the rocks. And it’s even more interesting to go on a sea excursion and travel around the coast by boat, looking into the caves: what if you really meet an ancient deity somewhere?

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Cape Cavo Greco

The place of the brightest photos and incredible sunsets. From here a breathtaking panorama of the Mediterranean coast opens. The views are miraculously good: emerald water, a cozy bay immersed in greenery, benches on the observation deck, from where it is so good to enjoy the beauties of the Cypriot expanses. By the way, according to legend, a terrible monster lives in these waters, from which the ancient Greeks feared.

How to get there: it is most convenient to go from Ayia Napa to Protaras or Larnaca. The cape is located along bus lines No. 101 and No. 102.

It is convenient to book a hotel in Cyprus in the WIOTTO catalog.

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Troodos Mountains

Emerald lungs of Cyprus, the main mountain range of the western part of the peninsula. It is worth looking into the mountains to hide from the hot Cypriot sun, which comes from June. Clean air, the smell of herbs, silence and coolness - a favorite vacation spot in the summer, while the heat reigns on the coast. There are many interesting hiking trails and routes, plants and animals in the Troodos mountains. What if you meet a mountain sheep, a mouflon or a fox? And from the emerald mountains, incredible panoramas open up. See waterfalls, visit trout farms, visit ancient monasteries. And be sure to conquer Mount Olymbos: this is the peak of Cyprus, reaching almost 2 km!

How to get there: you can get there from any city in Cyprus by choosing the appropriate route. From Nicosia and Limassol there is a regular bus service. From Nicosia bus number 45,45a, from Limassol - bus number 64.

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Akamas Peninsula

Untouched nature, magnificent landscapes, connection with ancient myths and legends - that's what attracts to this peninsula. Akamas contains many attractions, hiking trails, wild beaches. Just here you will find the baths of Aphrodite, a waterfall lost in greenery, Avakas Gorge, reminiscent of the canyons of the US wild west. Incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea. Ideal for visiting in spring or early autumn: it's nice to enjoy the beauties in comfortable weather.

How to get there: take a bus to Polis. Suitable bus number 649 or number 641 from Paphos. Make a transfer to flight number 622, which reaches the baths. You can also get from Polis to the peninsula by boat.

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Embankment and port in Limassol

For bright and beautiful photos go to Limassol. The embankment is wonderful! With blue decorative pools, bridges, attractions, lawns, palm trees, a rollerdrome, a medieval castle. It stretched for 3 km! And behind the embankment is an incredibly beautiful port where luxury yachts moor.

How to get there: the embankment is located in the city center and is the intersection of many routes. Take bus number 30.

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Bath of Aphrodite

How can having visited Cyprus not to touch the legend associated with the goddess of love! Spend time in the baths of Aphrodite, giving you youth and beauty. The stone bowl is hidden under the shade of dense thickets and is filled with water of ideal temperature: 36-37°. A path leads to the bath, from where an incredible view of the Akamas Peninsula opens.

How to get there: you need to drive to the Akamas Peninsula National Park. Buses No. 649 and No. 641 run from Paphos to Polis. Next, you should transfer to flight number 622 and ask to stop near the bath. It remains to walk 10 minutes.

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Rock of Aphrodite

Petra tou Romiou is one of the most visited places on the western coast of Cyprus. A legend is connected with the unusual bay and the picturesque stone: the rock is the birthplace of the beautiful maiden who came out of the sea foam, the goddess of beauty and love Aphrodite. The most picturesque place has become one of the visiting cards of Cyprus. And on the way to the Stone of Aphrodite, there are several chic viewing platforms with an indescribable panorama of the Mediterranean.

How to get there: from the center of Paphos can be reached by bus number 631. By car, take the B6 road.

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Millomeris Falls

The most beautiful and largest waterfall in Cyprus is Millomeris. Water falls from a height of 15 meters. The waterfall is most full-flowing at the end of winter, but in summer it is so nice to be in the cool shade of trees and enjoy a bewitching natural phenomenon! The waterfall has recently become a tourist attraction in Cyprus: it is located at an altitude of more than 1000 meters.

How to get there: you can drive close to it by car (Limassol - Troodos road, 36 km) or take a walk that starts in the Troodos mountains, in the resort town of Pano Platres. The trail itself is very scenic!

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White cliffs Limassol

A picturesque place in Cyprus, which literally makes you close your eyes from its beauty. The snow-white cliffs look incredibly impressive against the backdrop of the blue sea. And at sunset they look golden. This place is not for mass tourism, because there are no organized excursions to the rocks, and it is difficult to get to them without a car. All this snow-white beauty is limestone deposits. During the day, look at them only with glasses: the rocks are so white that in bright light there is discomfort in the eyes. But this is the perfect landscape for a photo shoot. It is best to come in the morning to get the most colorful pictures. And after shooting, you can swim in one of the bays, which was formed between the rocks.

How to get there: the rocks are located between the cities of Larnaca and Limassol. Drive along the Limassol - Larnaca highway, turn off at the sign for the monastery of St. George Alamano. And then move towards the sea.

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Lighthouses of Cyprus

They are incredibly Instagrammable! There are 5 lighthouses in Cyprus, which cover the entire island along the perimeter. You will find them in Larnaca, Paphos, Ayia Napa, Limassol, Cape Akamas. Located mainly on the rocks, they look incredibly picturesque!

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Pissouri beach

One of the most picturesque beaches - Pissouri! It is the choice of locals and nature lovers. Despite all the necessary infrastructure and equipped beaches, this is still a virgin corner of nature with incredible landscapes. The beach stretches for one and a half kilometers and boasts emerald water and clean sand.

How to get there: by bus number 70 from Limassol. If you are driving, keep to the H6.

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The ancient city of Salt

The ancient city of Salt is simply amazing in its grandeur! Just look at this amphitheater! Get ready for a meeting with truly ancient sights: the ruins of a 4th century basilica, agora, a giant amphitheater, which was designed for 3.5 thousand spectators. By the way, the famous marble statue of the Cypriot Aphrodite, which is kept in the museum in Nicosia, was found here.

How to get there: by bus or car to Nicosia - not far from the Cypriot capital of Nicosia is the town of Morphou, where the ancient city of Soli has been preserved.

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Blue Lagoon

Stunning views open from a high cliff: the azure Mediterranean Sea framed by picturesque cliffs! The Blue Lagoon in Cyprus really surprises with its color: no one will believe that these photos were taken without filters and Photoshop.

How to get there: from Paphos to Polis, and then transfer to bus number 622 and get to the baths of Aphrodite. Then it remains to go a little to the Blue Lagoon. The second option is to get to Polis, then transfer to a boat and go on a sea excursion.

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Kykkos Monastery

The highest mountain of the island is Olympus. Not far from it is an ancient monastery surrounded by tropical greenery. It has been rising for 900 years, attracting those wishing to venerate the miraculous icon of the Merciful Mother of God. An ancient monastery in the mountains - one of the most beautiful places in Cyprus!

How to get there: take bus number 64 from Limassol. Follow to the village of Platres, after which there is another 33 km. You can take a taxi or find a bus that goes to Kykkos.

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Kourion

Fans of antiquities should definitely see the archaeological park near Limassol. The ancient city, which appeared in the 12th century BC, disappeared due to an earthquake. The picturesque ruins are so authentic that they attract not only lovers of antiquities, but also photographers and bloggers. See the house of the Gladiators, the house of Achilles, the amphitheater, the temple of Apollo and other preserved architectural monuments!

How to get there: on the highway A1 by car from Limassol. On the way - 15-20 minutes by bus.

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Liopetri

Small seaside village of Liopetri with magical views! The sea protrudes like a narrow blade, creating the illusion of a village standing on the river: a fascinating and very unusual sight. Small fishing boats lined up in a narrow bay. And what kind of fish is served in local taverns!

How to get there: the easiest way to get from Ayia Napa is by bus number 502, the return flight is number 501. The bus runs quite often, even in the evening. Bus number 705 is also suitable: it runs less frequently. By car, take the A3 highway towards Ayia Napa. Don't miss the turn to Liopetri.

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Village Larry

One of the oldest in Cyprus with original architecture, neat houses, clean streets and a riot of colors. This is the place of residence of creative personalities, artists and designers. Do not be surprised if you come across an unusual composition on a window or balcony! At the same time, modernity is in harmony with ancient buildings that are already 300 years old! By the way, the Polis beach resort is located next door: it smoothly flows into the village of Latchi.

How to get there: Paphos airport is only 40 km away. And you need to get by bus to Polis: No. 649. By car from Paphos we go to Polis, and then walk along the embankment to Latchi.

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Lefkara village

A quiet village with neat stone houses is one of the most significant places in Cyprus, which has become the muse of Leonardo da Vinci himself. Seeing the delicate lace of local craftswomen, the great artist was inspired and used an amazing ornament in his frescoes. Lefkara is the birthplace of lace making. Just look at these graceful lace umbrellas! And the village is also famous for its silversmiths, who can deftly forge amazing jewelry. Well, how could it be without magical views of the mountain panorama and the original architecture of the village itself!

How to get there: it is more convenient to go by bus from Larnaca. First, we follow the route Larnaca - Athens, and then change to a bus to Lefkara.

There are many beautiful places on the island: there is not enough memory in the phone to take colorful photos from all the picturesque places in Cyprus. Mark the locations you want to visit first and plan your trip to the most beautiful places in sunny Cyprus!

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