10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Nicosia
— 2 nights
bus + Drive:  2​h
3
Dipkarpaz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Protaras
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dusseldorf

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Latchi Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kourion Beach and Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul. Take a break from Paphos with a short trip to Kouklia Arts Centre in Kouklia, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of The House of Dionysus, make a trip to Saint Paul's Pillar, sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, and do some two-wheel cruising with STS Motor Rentals.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Paphos itinerary planning site .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Paphos is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Paphos. When traveling from Dusseldorf in December, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Paphos: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Kourion Beach, Kouklia Arts Centre, Latchi Beach
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Latchi Beach ©
Latchi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kourion Beach ©
Kourion Beach

2
nights
Nicosia

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
On the 27th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Mackenzie Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Buyuk Han. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, don't miss a visit to Selimiye Mosque, then head outdoors with Thrill Seeker Ocean Racer, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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You can drive from Paphos to Nicosia in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nicosia when traveling from Paphos in December, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Dipkarpaz.

Things to do in Nicosia

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Larnaca
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mackenzie Beach ©
Mackenzie Beach
Room Escape Games

1
night
Dipkarpaz

Dipkarpaz ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): head outdoors with Karpaz Gate Marina Beach Club, then enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Trinity.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dipkarpaz trip planner .

Getting from Nicosia to Dipkarpaz by combination of bus and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In December in Dipkarpaz, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Dipkarpaz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karpaz Gate Marina Beach Club
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Golden Beach ©
Golden Beach

3
nights
Protaras

Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Landa Beach and Glyki Nero Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Blue Lagoon. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ayia Thekla Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Ayia Napa Harbour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and take some stellar pictures from Sea Caves.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Protaras trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Dipkarpaz to Protaras in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In December in Protaras, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Landa Beach ©
Landa Beach

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