15 days in Cyprus Itinerary

15 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ayia Napa
— 5 nights
2
Nicosia
— 4 nights
3
Paphos
— 5 nights

5
nights
Ayia Napa

Ayia Napa ©
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Get some historical perspective at Salamis Ancient City and Kastros Hill Ancient Cave Tomb. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Landa Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ayia Napa: Famagusta (Othello Castle, Famagusta City Walls, &more). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at RoomEscape Protaras, explore the activities along Ayia Napa Harbour, get outside with Protaras Coastal Promenade, and make a trip to Sea Caves.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ayia Napa online vacation planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ayia Napa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in August; daily highs in Ayia Napa reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Famagusta, Protaras
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Salamis Ancient City ©
Salamis Ancient City
Scuba & Snorkeling
Landa Beach ©
Landa Beach

4
nights
Nicosia

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Get a sense of the local culture at Buffavento Castle and Ancient Shipwreck Museum. Popular historic sites such as Stavrovouni Monastery and Buyuk Han are in your itinerary. Explore Nicosia's surroundings by going to Larnaca (Scuba & Snorkeling & Mackenzie Beach) and Agros Safari (in Agros). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia, pause for some serene contemplation at The Armenian Church & Monastry, don't miss a visit to Selimiye Mosque, and get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nicosia trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ayia Napa to Nicosia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Ayia Napa in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Nicosia, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Nicosia

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia, Agros Safari, Stavrovouni Monastery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Agros Safari ©
Agros Safari
Mackenzie Beach ©
Mackenzie Beach

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Kings Avenue Mall and Toot Sweets. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The House of Dionysus and Atlantis Turtle Watching Cruise. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paphos: Edro III Shipwreck (in Peyia) and Pano Panayia (Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery & Vouni Panayia Winery). Make the 17th (Mon) a rough and rugged day at local off-road trails. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll through Lara Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paphos day trip planner.

Getting from Nicosia to Paphos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nicosia in August, expect nights in Paphos to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Pano Panayia, Lara Beach, Edro III Shipwreck
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Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church ©
Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church
The House of Dionysus ©
The House of Dionysus
Off-Road & ATV Trails

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