10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Ayia Napa
— 4 nights
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Ayia Napa

— 4 nights
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Salamis Ancient City and Famagusta City Walls. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Pantachou Beach. Explore Ayia Napa's surroundings by going to Famagusta (Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque & St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Ayia Thekla Beach, admire the masterpieces at Traditional house, and get great views at Sea Caves.

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Bengaluru, India to Ayia Napa is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect Ayia Napa to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

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— 2 nights
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.
On the 20th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul, take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church, then delve into the distant past at The House of Dionysus, then explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, and finally step aboard Edro III Shipwreck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Saint Paul's Pillar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paphos road trip site.

You can drive from Ayia Napa to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Paphos, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites · Spas

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— 3 nights

the last divided capital

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Mackenzie Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Church of Agia Irini. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, don't miss a visit to Buyuk Han, then don't miss a visit to Selimiye Mosque, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ancient Shipwreck Museum.

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Drive from Paphos to Nicosia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Paphos in May, you will find days in Nicosia are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Nicosia

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

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Cyprus travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Castles
From sandy beaches to stone castles, and from bustling nightclubs to romantic tavernas, Cyprus is the perfect destination for those who seek a complete Mediterranean experience. Many civilizations have left their mark on the island's long and vibrant history, and consequently its customs, cuisine, and architecture. Beyond the divide between the predominantly Greek south and Turkish north, throughout the island you'll recognize Venetian, Genoese, British, and Middle Eastern influences. Of course, the main attraction that draws tourists from all over the world is the sunny coast, dotted with historical cities and fully equipped beaches. There is also a selection of peaceful villages, both inland and by the sea, where those looking for a more secluded holiday can retreat. A visit to the country's capital Nicosia, with its vibrant art and culture scene and numerous sightseeing opportunities, is definitely worth adding to your itinerary wherever you're staying.