Fly from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Paphos
Fly from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Paphos on the southwest coast of Cyprus with Jet2.com and Ryanair, and get ready to explore a city where the modern world comes face to face with Greek mythology. Known as the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, beauty and fertility, Paphos is truly a place fit for the gods and was named Capital of Culture in 2017.
Why Should You Go
Fancy escaping to a sun-kissed coastal destination, steeped in culture and history? Paphos on the southwest coast of Cyprus is the place for you! Whether you’re looking for golden sand as far as the eye can see, or crystal clear water to cool off in after exploring the old town, Paphos offers it all. From water sports, sunbathing, golf courses and horse riding, to exploring the Medieval Castle on the harbour, you will have plenty to do while in Paphos.
With a staggering twelve museums and only two miles away from the Tomb of the Kings, a Unesco World Heritage site, if you enjoy uncovering myths and stories from the past, you’re in luck. After a bit of exploration around the archaeological sites, make sure to head to the old town, Ktima, and hunt down a souvenir or two, to remind yourself of this beautiful corner of the world. Paphos is known as the birthplace of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, and her beauty is truly reflected each night in the sunset, so make sure to enjoy a meal at the harbour as the sun goes down.
Where Should You Stay
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation in Paphos. Choose from beach front hotels that overlook the harbour, golf resorts with on-site spa facilities, to beautiful and budget friendly B&BS dotted around the old town.
Paphos is soaked in culture, history and beauty, but make sure not to miss some of these incredible things to do:
Tombs of the Kings – only two miles from Paphos, the Tomb of the Kings is spread over a vast area and features incredible underground tombs that date back to the 4th century BC.
Petra tou Romiou – also known as Aphrodite’s Rock, Petra tou Romiou, according to legend, is the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite, who emerged from the foaming waters that surrounds the rock.
Aphrodite Festival- usually held on the first weekend of September each year, the festival takes place in front of the Medieval Castle at the harbour in Kato Pafos and features internationally renowned opera singers, who create an enchanting atmosphere that echoes around the castle walls.