Paphos Headland

Paphos  >  Cyprus

Paphos Headland is a coastal walk with lots of bird species on and around the coastline, in conjuction with the Archaeological Park (entrance fee applies)

Added* by Martin Roper
Most recent update 10 September 2020


The Headland at Paphos and Archaeological Park (which is now fenced off and charges apply) is a fantastic area for birds including European Golden Plover, Whimbrel, Common Kingfisher, Corn Bunting, Zitting Cisticola, Eurasian Skylark, Sardinian Warbler, Black Redstart, Bluethroat, Wood Lark, Spanish Sparrow, Yellow-browed Warbler, Eurasian Kestrel to mention a few.



Parking at the Archaeological Park car park or Paphos Harbour, if you plan on just walking the coast down to lets say Lighthouse beach and back, thats fine. For a circular route enter the Archaeological Park (fee required) then walk through the park returning back on the headland boardwalk.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , Sea , Beach


Flat , Rocky

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

Paphos headland in Cyprus is a classic migration location, a headland complete with lighthouse, bushes, grassy areas, trees and a drinking pool. Warblers, wheatears, pipits, larks, shrikes and flycatchers can be found here on migration and up to 6 Greater Sandplovers winter here.

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