10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Attractions like Tombs of the Kings and Coral Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paphos: Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas) and Limassol (Kourion & Kolossi Castle). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock, don't miss a visit to Kouklia Arts Centre, explore the ancient world of Panagia of Sintis, and do a tasting at Kalamos Winery.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paphos trip itinerary app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paphos is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, things will get a bit cooler in Paphos: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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 Finikoudes Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Larnaca's surroundings by going to Fig Tree Bay (in Protaras), Saint Hilarion Castle (in Kyrenia) and Ayia Napa (WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus & Konnos Bay). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavrovouni Monastery, admire the masterpieces at Every Day Is A Gift, and contemplate the waterfront views at Larnaka Salt Lake.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Larnaca trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Paphos to Larnaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Larnaca can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Larnaca

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Fig Tree Bay, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Traditional house, Stavrovouni Monastery
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus ©
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

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