13 days in Cyprus Itinerary

13 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus trip planner

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Larnaca
— 2 nights
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Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nicosia
— 1 night
Drive
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Kyrenia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pedoulas
— 2 nights
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Paphos
— 2 nights
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Larnaca

— 2 nights
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 18th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Mackenzie Beach, then kick back and relax at Finikoudes Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Medieval Fort, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the activities along Larnaka Salt Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Larnaca online trip maker.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Larnaca is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Larnaca. Traveling from Dusseldorf in September, expect Larnaca to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Ayia Napa

— 2 nights
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ayia Napa journey maker tool.

Getting from Larnaca to Ayia Napa by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Nicosia

— 1 night

the last divided capital

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Bedestan Church and Mosque, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, admire the striking features of Buyuk Han, wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point, then see the sky in a new way at Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Temple Of Virgin Mary Faneromenis.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nicosia online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ayia Napa to Nicosia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

Kyrenia

— 3 nights
Famous for its natural port and Byzantine castle, Kyrenia is not only a lovely old Venetian town, but also the most visited tourist destination in Northern Cyprus.
Take a break from the city and head to Aphrodite Boat Tours and Alagadi Turtle Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bellapais Monastery and Ancient Shipwreck Museum. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, don't miss a visit to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kyrenia Harbour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kyrenia road trip website.

You can drive from Nicosia to Kyrenia in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Kyrenia sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Pedoulas

— 2 nights
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
On the 25th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery, do a tasting at Zambartas Wineries, admire the sheer force of Caledonia Waterfalls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Archangelos Michail, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangelos Michael Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum, see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, and then surround yourself with nature on Agros Safari.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pedoulas vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Pedoulas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Kyrenia in September, expect nights in Pedoulas to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Paphos

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Local Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou, examine the collection at Paphos Ethnographic Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock, then explore the ancient world of The House of Dionysus, then step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, and finally delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick back and relax at Coral Bay.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paphos trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Pedoulas to Paphos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

Cyprus travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Castles
From sandy beaches to stone castles, and from bustling nightclubs to romantic tavernas, Cyprus is the perfect destination for those who seek a complete Mediterranean experience. Many civilizations have left their mark on the island's long and vibrant history, and consequently its customs, cuisine, and architecture. Beyond the divide between the predominantly Greek south and Turkish north, throughout the island you'll recognize Venetian, Genoese, British, and Middle Eastern influences. Of course, the main attraction that draws tourists from all over the world is the sunny coast, dotted with historical cities and fully equipped beaches. There is also a selection of peaceful villages, both inland and by the sea, where those looking for a more secluded holiday can retreat. A visit to the country's capital Nicosia, with its vibrant art and culture scene and numerous sightseeing opportunities, is definitely worth adding to your itinerary wherever you're staying.