11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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
bus + 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): shop like a local with Technis Dromena and then take a stroll through Ledra Street Crossing Point. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Saint Hilarion Castle, make a trip to The Venetian Column, then view the masterpieces at Gallery 37, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Nicosia is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Dubai in January: highs in Nicosia hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car 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, look for gifts at Agrovino Wine Shop & Bar Lofou, then examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, and finally admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Mesa Potamos Waterfalls, get a taste of the local shopping with Michael Owen Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at The Struggle Museum in Omodos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timios Stavros Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Pedoulas route site .

Drive from Nicosia to Pedoulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nicosia in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 10°C in Pedoulas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Appreciate the collections at Aliathon Gallery and Paphos Ethnographic Museum. Shop till you drop at Neldi Art Gallery and Kings Avenue Mall. Explore Paphos' surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pissouri), Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion) and Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, stroll through Coral Bay, examine the collection at The Grivas Monument and Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Panagia Theoskepasti.

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You can drive from Pedoulas to Paphos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. January in Paphos sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Akamas Peninsula National Park, Coral Bay, Scuba & Snorkeling, Aphrodite's Rock
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Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National 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): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nissi Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Art by Theo Michael, then step into the grandiose world of Medieval Fort, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus.

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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

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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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