12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Paphos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Limassol
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ayia Napa
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Larnaca
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Boston

2
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and Folkloric Museum. Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul and Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of The House of Dionysus, kick back and relax at Coral Bay, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Paphos trip planner.

Boston, USA to Paphos is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Paphos is 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in October; daily highs in Paphos reach 81°F and lows reach 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Limassol.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pedoulas, Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, Coral Bay
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
The House of Dionysus ©
The House of Dionysus

1
night
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 6th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, enjoy the sand and surf at Kourion Beach, then explore the ancient world of Kolossi Castle, and finally examine the collection at Cyprus Theater Museum.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Limassol trip app .

Drive from Paphos to Limassol in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Limassol can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Limassol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Aphrodite's Rock
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Kourion Beach ©
Kourion Beach
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle

4
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.
Visit Famagusta City Walls and Salamis Ancient City for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Landa Beach and Blue Lagoon. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Kapparris Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ayia Napa trip planning site .

Getting from Limassol to Ayia Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Ayia Napa sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Larnaca.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Famagusta, Kapparris Beach, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Famagusta City Walls ©
Famagusta City Walls

3
nights
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.
Buyuk Han and Chrysospiliotissa Church will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at The Cyprus Museum and Monastery of Saint Herakleidios. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, get a taste of the local shopping with Art by Theo Michael, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mackenzie Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Larnaca trip builder website .

Getting from Ayia Napa to Larnaca by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Larnaca are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Nicosia, Chrysospiliotissa Church, Monastery of Saint Herakleidios
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mackenzie Beach ©
Mackenzie Beach
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum

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