11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 45 min
1
Nicosia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Pedoulas
— 2 nights
Drive + Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Paphos
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Technis Dromena and then wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, then don't miss a visit to The Venetian Column, then view the masterpieces at Gallery 37, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nicosia itinerary builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Nicosia is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Nicosia is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in January, you will find days in Nicosia are little chillier (17°C), and nights are colder (6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kyrenia
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The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

2
nights
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, then look for gifts at Agrovino Wine Shop & Bar Lofou, then see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, and finally explore the world behind art at Folkloric Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, admire the sheer force of Mesa Potamos Waterfalls, get a taste of the local shopping with Michael Owen Art Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of The Struggle Museum in Omodos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangelos Michael Church.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pedoulas trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Nicosia to Pedoulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nicosia in January since evenings lows in Pedoulas dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Museums Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Omodos, Michael Owen Art Gallery, Mesa Potamos Waterfalls, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, Agrovino Wine Shop & Bar Lofou
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum ©
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church

4
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.
Visiting Coral Bay and Aphrodite's Rock will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Neldi Art Gallery and Kings Avenue Mall. Explore Paphos' surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pissouri) and Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, examine the collection at Paphos Ethnographic Museum, do some rugged touring at STS Motor Rentals, and stroll through Paphos Municipal Beach.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paphos online attractions planner.

Getting from Pedoulas to Paphos by combination of car and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Ayia Napa

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 23rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, then view the masterpieces at Art by Theo Michael, then take an in-depth tour of Medieval Fort, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ayia Napa travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Paphos to Ayia Napa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Ayia Napa sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Larnaca
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus

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