15 days in Cyprus Itinerary

15 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Protaras
— 4 nights
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Nicosia
— 3 nights
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Pedoulas
— 2 nights
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Paphos
— 5 nights
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Protaras

Land of Windmills

Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, make a trip to Cape Greco National Forest Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Fig Tree Bay.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Protaras sightseeing planner.

Cardiff, UK to Protaras is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cardiff to Protaras due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cardiff in May, you will find days in Protaras are much hotter (31°C), and nights are a bit warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Protaras

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

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Nicosia

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nicosia: Stavrovouni Monastery (in Pyrga), Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement (in Choirokoitia) and Larnaca (Larnaka Salt Lake, Hala Sultan Tekke, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, delve into the distant past at Saint Hilarion Castle, contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery, and explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour.

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Traveling by car from Protaras to Nicosia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In May, daytime highs in Nicosia are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Pedoulas

Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Metamorfosis tou Sotiros, surround yourself with nature on Agros Safari, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Archangelos Michael Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, examine the collection at Cyprus Railways Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, then admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum, and finally examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos.

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Drive from Nicosia to Pedoulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Nicosia in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Pedoulas, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Monastery of Timiou Stavrou (in Anogyra), Limassol City (Ascot Travel and Tours, Kolossi Castle, &more) and Kouklia (Aphrodite Hills Golf Course & Aphrodite's Rock). Make the 29th (Sat) a rough and rugged day at local off-road trails. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, take in the pleasant sights at Paphos Harbour and Port, sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, and don't miss a visit to The House of Dionysus.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paphos trip builder.

Getting from Pedoulas to Paphos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Cyprus travel guide

4.1
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.