11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly + Bus:  7 h 15 min
1
Limassol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Larnaca
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Protaras
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8 h
End: Geneva

2
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): cool off at Fasouri Watermania Water Park, explore the ancient world of Kolossi Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Barefoot Designs Art Gallery, and finally explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Sayious Adventure Park, delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, then go for a stroll along the water at Limassol Marina, and finally steep yourself in history at Kourion.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Limassol trip planning website .

Geneva, Switzerland to Limassol is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Limassol is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Geneva in August: high temperatures in Limassol hover around 37°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Limassol

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Aphrodite's Rock, Barefoot Designs Art Gallery
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Fasouri Watermania Water Park ©
Fasouri Watermania Water Park
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Kourion ©
Kourion

3
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.
Attractions like Tombs of the Kings and Coral Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion) and Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 17th (Sat) at Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, admire all the interesting features of Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch, stop by Joulietta - Chocolatier & Patissier, and step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paphos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Limassol to Paphos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Larnaca.

Things to do in Paphos

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Akamas Peninsula National Park, Coral Bay, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings

1
night
Larnaca

Larnaca ©
Situated on the southernmost coast of Cyprus, the 6,000-year-old city of Larnaka features a bustling promenade full of bars, cafes, restaurants, and plenty of spots in the sun.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus, enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Larnaka Salt Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Larnaca route planner.

Getting from Paphos to Larnaca by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Larnaca, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Larnaca

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Hala Sultan Tekke ©
Hala Sultan Tekke

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.
On the 20th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Konnos Bay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ayia Napa Monastery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach. On your second day here, cool off at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

To see reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Ayia Napa tour planning website .

You can drive from Larnaca to Ayia Napa in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vryssi Beach, kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Protaras journey planner .

Protaras is very close to Ayia Napa. In August, daily temperatures in Protaras can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Church of Profitis Elias ©
Church of Profitis Elias

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