11 days in Cyprus & Greece Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus & Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
— 2 nights
2
Paphos, Cyprus
— 1 night
3
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
4
Heraklion, Greece
— 3 nights


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2
nights
Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Ayia Napa ©
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Zenobia Wreck, thenkick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, and then explore the activities along Konnos Bay.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ayia Napa trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Ayia Napa is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Ayia Napa, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get little chillier in Ayia Napa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Larnaca, Protaras, Kapparris Beach
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

1
night
Paphos, Cyprus

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, thenexplore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, thenstroll through Coral Bay, and finally take a pleasant ride with Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paphos online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Paphos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Paphos, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Coral Bay
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Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch ©

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Athens trip website.

Traveling by flight from Paphos to Athens takes 5.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thentake an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, step off the mainland to explore Fortress Spinalonga, and then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion road trip website.

Fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Fortress Spinalonga, Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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