11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 45​min
1
Nicosia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Protaras
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Paphos
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
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 29th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle, explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour, and then contemplate the long history of Mavi Kosk - Blue House. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, then enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, and finally explore the ancient world of Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement.

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London, UK to Nicosia is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect Nicosia to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Nicosia

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Mavi Kosk - Blue House
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus

3
nights
Protaras

Protaras ©
Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Profitis Elias and Ayia Napa Monastery. Get outdoors at Nissi Beach and Fig Tree Bay. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, kick back and relax at Konnos Bay, and stroll through Makronissos Beach.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Protaras trip maker .

You can drive from Nicosia to Protaras in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Protaras are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tombs of the Kings and Paphos Harbour Castle. Get outdoors at Akamas Peninsula National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia) and Limassol (Kourion & Kolossi Castle). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Bay, see STS Motor Rentals, explore the ancient world of The House of Dionysus, and identify plant and animal life at Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paphos attractions tool .

You can drive from Protaras to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Paphos are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Limassol, Aphrodite's Rock, Coral Bay, Akamas Peninsula National Park
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Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

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