The Telegraph helps you plan your trip to Paphos
The Telegraph has highlighted Paphos in Cyprus as a destination to visit, pointing out the best time to visit the island, and the top attractions and sights. With daily flights to Cyprus from various UK airports, a wide range of accommodation options, all-year-round sunshine, and beautiful landscapes, there's no better time to visit.
With temperatures still low and skies still grey in the UK, many people are looking for some winter sunshine, and The Telegraph has highlighted why Paphos in Cyprus could be the best place for a getaway, any time of the year.
There are regular flights to Paphos from various UK airports all year round, and some of its advantages include driving on the left side of the road and a Debenhams store in the centre of town.
With 300 days of sunshine a year, it's no wonder why many Brits have made Paphos their home, but there are plenty of local sights and attractions to enjoy and the Cypriot people are renowned for their warm hospitality.
Cyprus is known as the Island of Love because of its history as the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, and the island nation is a fantastic location for idyllic island weddings and honeymoons.
Located on the south-western coast of Cyprus, Paphos is a coastal town that boasts stunning white sand beaches, luxury boutique hotels, delicious traditional cuisine, and a vibrant night scene.
Accommodation in Paphos is diverse and ranges from luxury resorts to small family-run BandBs. If you're looking to celebrate a special occasion or want to indulge, the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills is perched on the cliffs just outside Paphos, on 600 acres of protected forest. The resort has been designed as a traditional Cypriot village, and boasts a golf course, spa and Annabel Croft tennis academy.
The Troodos mountains are a short drive from Paphos and you can explore the pine and cedar forests, and some of the most beautiful churches in the Mediterranean, many of which have been given World Heritage status.
The Tombs of the Kings are located just outside the northern walls of Paphos town, and home to a series of 4th-century caves and soft sandstone tombs.
The seafood restaurant Theos in Paphos harbour is a great place to savour freshly caught fish. The menus boast swordfish, calamari, whitebait and the waterfront setting is perfect for lunch or dinner with friends or family.
Flights to Paphos are just three and a half hours from most UK airports, with British Airlines, EasyJet, and Thompson offering several options a day.
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