10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Kiev
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
1
Protaras
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Nicosia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Paphos
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kiev

2
nights
Protaras

Protaras ©
Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Taste of Life, kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Protaras online itinerary planner .

Kiev, Ukraine to Protaras is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or fly. In May, Protaras is somewhat warmer than Kiev - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Technis Dromena, then view the masterpieces at Gallery 37, and finally wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, then look for gifts at Art by Theo Michael, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nicosia journey planning website .

Getting from Protaras to Nicosia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Nicosia can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Larnaca, Saint Hilarion Castle, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus

1
night
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, explore the world behind art at Folkloric Museum, see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia tou Moutoulla, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Archangelos Michail.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pedoulas trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Nicosia to Pedoulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Nicosia in May, plan for slightly colder days in Pedoulas, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, Panagia tou Moutoulla
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church

4
nights
Paphos

Paphos ©
The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
Head to Aliathon Gallery and Neldi Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Tombs of the Kings and Paphos Harbour Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia), Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion) and Barefoot Designs Art Gallery (in Pissouri). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Municipal Gallery, examine the collection at Local Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou, and contemplate the long history of Kourion.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paphos holiday builder website .

Getting from Pedoulas to Paphos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kourion, Coral Bay, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Barefoot Designs Art Gallery, Aphrodite's Rock
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Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

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