10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Nicosia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Limassol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Peyia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Protaras
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ledra Street Crossing Point and Gallery 37. Let the collections at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and The Cyprus Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nicosia: Chrysospiliotissa Church (in Deftera), Larnaca (Church of Saint Lazarus, Hala Sultan Tekke, &more) and Soli Ruinen (in Lefke). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle and see the sky in a new way at Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nicosia holiday maker app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nicosia is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Nicosia. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, things will get cooler in Nicosia: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Larnaca, Chrysospiliotissa Church, Soli Ruinen, Saint Hilarion Castle, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus

3
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Kolossi Castle and Tsangarides Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Neldi Art Gallery and Michael Owen Art Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Limassol side-trips: Barefoot Designs Art Gallery (in Pissouri), Vouni Panayia Winery (in Pano Panayia) and Paphos (Minthis Golf Club, Panagia of Sintis, &more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Kourion and explore the historical opulence of Limassol Castle.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Limassol online route planner.

Drive from Nicosia to Limassol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Limassol sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Peyia.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Paphos, Michael Owen Art Gallery, Barefoot Designs Art Gallery, Vouni Panayia Winery, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement ©
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle

1
night
Peyia

Peyia ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): shop like a local with The Place, delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, then delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, then stroll through Coral Bay, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chakra Fine Art Gallery & Culture Centre.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Peyia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Limassol to Peyia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Peyia can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Paphos
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, then look for gifts at Taste of Life, and finally examine the collection at Outdoor Folk Art Museum For Traditional Crafts.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Protaras tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Peyia to Protaras takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Protaras are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Outdoor Folk Art Museum For Traditional Crafts
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Outdoor Folk Art Museum For Traditional Crafts ©

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