11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Paphos
1
Paphos
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Nicosia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Protaras
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Paphos

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.
Tombs of the Kings and Chakra Art Gallery Paphos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Aliathon Gallery and Neldi Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Explore Paphos' surroundings by going to Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia), Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas) and Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Bay, view the masterpieces at Municipal Gallery, browse the different shops at Kings Avenue Mall, and contemplate the long history of Kourion.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paphos tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Paphos. In May, daily temperatures in Paphos can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Paphos

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Limassol, Coral Bay, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Aphrodite's Rock
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Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings

3
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Head to Ledra Street Crossing Point and Technis Dromenafor plenty of shopping. Saint Hilarion Castle and Art by Theo Michael are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nicosia: Kyrenia (Kyrenia Harbour & Bellapais Monastery) and Larnaca (Church of Saint Lazarus & Finikoudes Beach). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Gallery 37, admire the striking features of Buyuk Han, get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. John Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nicosia trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Paphos to Nicosia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Paphos in May, you will find days in Nicosia are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Nicosia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Fig Tree Bay, then kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, and then look for gifts at Taste of Life. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Konnos Bay and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Protaras trip planner .

You can drive from Nicosia to Protaras in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Protaras sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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