12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paphos
— 2 nights
2
Limassol City
— 1 night
3
Ayia Napa
— 4 nights
4
Larnaca
— 3 nights

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. Explore hidden gems such as The House of Dionysus and Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church. Go for a jaunt from Paphos to Pano Panayia to see Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, and kick back and relax at Coral Bay.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Paphos road trip planner.

Boston, USA to Paphos is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Boston to Paphos, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in October, things will get a bit warmer in Paphos: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Limassol City.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

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
Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul ©

1
night
Limassol City

Limassol City ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kourion Beach, thenstep into the grandiose world of Kolossi Castle, and finally examine the collection at Cyprus Theater Museum.

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You can drive from Paphos to Limassol City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Limassol City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Limassol City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Famagusta City Walls and Salamis Ancient City. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Sea Caves. And it doesn't end there: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapparris Beach, stroll through Landa Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ayia Napa route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Limassol City to Ayia Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mackenzie Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. The Cyprus Museum and Art by Theo Michael will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Larnaca side-trips: Monastery of Saint Herakleidios (in Politiko), Buyuk Han (in Nicosia) and Chrysospiliotissa Church (in Deftera). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Larnaca travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Larnaca takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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