Fyti Tourism, Cyprus

Attractions in Fyti

Fyti (Greek: Φύτη or Φοίτη) is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus. It is situated on a plateau 25 km north-east of Paphos and 20 km south-east of Polis. There are several small villages within a 3 km radius of Fyti, including Lasa, Kritou Marottou and Anadiou, all residing at an average altitude of 680 m. Due to the altitude and cover from the surrounding landscape, Fyti enjoys a pleasant climate all year round with long dry summers and winters that still remain warm and predominantly dry, rarely seeing frost or snow. Fyti, along with two other villages in the Paphos district, have been ranked as grade A tourism villages. The houses are built of local stone and have changed little since the village was created in the 19th century, the population of the village has fluctuated throughout the years and in the 2001 census the community's inhabitants numbered 97. During the early 20th century, the village became a spiritual and educational centre for studying, and the children from neighbouring villages would travel to Fyti for their education, which is from where the village is said to have acquired its name, as the Greek word "foito", sometimes written as "foiti", translates to study. Fyti is the main centre of the weaving craft in the district of Paphos and is one of the most important weaving centres in Cyprus. Phythkiotika is the name given to the textiles manufactured in the village and they are renowned for the flamboyant coloring and variety of patterns employed in their designs. Visitors can study the village heritage by visiting the museum of weaving and folkloric art or admire the architecture including the stone houses, two stone made fountains or visit the two authentic Cypriot taverns.

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Facts and Stats for Fyti*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fyti

    Know the pollution level of Fyti before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.13 (Moderate)
  • Fyti: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fyti for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fyti.

    • Burglary and Theft 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.67 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.67 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65 (High)
    • Car Stealing 36.67 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 21.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.63 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.06 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 39.29 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Fyti - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Fyti is 156.31 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.74 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.66 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 48.79 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.88 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.64 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 75.15 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fyti

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fyti

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 51.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.21 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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