10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Larnaca
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tombs of the Kings and Aphrodite's Rock. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paphos: Limassol (Kourion & Kolossi Castle) and Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Coral Bay, get a taste of life in the country at Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch, delve into the distant past at Panagia of Sintis, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pafos Zoo.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Paphos travel route planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paphos is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. In December, Paphos is little chillier than Johannesburg - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Larnaca.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kouklia, Limassol, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Coral Bay
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings

5
nights
Larnaca

Larnaca ©
Situated on the southernmost coast of Cyprus, the 6,000-year-old city of Larnaka features a bustling promenade full of bars, cafes, restaurants, and plenty of spots in the sun.
Family-friendly places like Nissi Beach and WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Larnaca: Konnos Bay (in Ayia Napa), Saint Hilarion Castle (in Kyrenia) and Fig Tree Bay (in Protaras). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavrovouni Monastery, delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, and explore the activities along Larnaka Salt Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Larnaca travel route builder site .

Getting from Paphos to Larnaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Larnaca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Saint Hilarion Castle, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Traditional house, Fig Tree Bay
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

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