12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  19 h
1
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Nicosia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Limassol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Peyia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Ayia Napa

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Cape Greco National Forest Park. Get out of town with these interesting Ayia Napa side-trips: Larnaca (Church of Saint Lazarus, Mackenzie Beach, &more) and Famagusta (Salamis Ancient City & Famagusta City Walls). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Sea Caves, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Charalambos, steep yourself in history at Zenobia Wreck, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ayia Napa travel route planner.

Washington DC, USA to Ayia Napa is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of subway, flight, and shuttle. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Ayia Napa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Ayia Napa: highs are around 68°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Larnaca, Famagusta, Church of Saint Charalambos
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sea Caves ©
Sea Caves
Cape Greco National Forest Park ©
Cape Greco National Forest Park

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.
On the 28th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at A. G. Leventis Gallery, get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, then take a stroll through Ledra Street Crossing Point, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Buyuk Han, then don't miss a visit to Selimiye Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Ancient Shipwreck Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Saint Hilarion Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nicosia trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Nicosia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Nicosia are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kyrenia
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The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
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Ancient Shipwreck Museum ©
Ancient Shipwreck Museum

2
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Limassol Castle, look for gifts at AQUA Shop, then make a trip to Promenade, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kolossi Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, view the masterpieces at Barefoot Designs Art Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kourion Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Kourion.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Limassol trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Nicosia to Limassol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Limassol sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Peyia.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Barefoot Designs Art Gallery, Aphrodite's Rock
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Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle
Promenade ©
Promenade
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The House of Dionysus and Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Peyia trip planner.

Getting from Limassol to Peyia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in March, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paphos
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
The House of Dionysus ©
The House of Dionysus

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