15 days in Cyprus Itinerary

15 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus trip planner

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Paphos
— 5 nights
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Ayia Napa
— 5 nights
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Nicosia
— 4 nights
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Paphos

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Off-Road & ATV Trails. Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion) and Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas). Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at The Little Shop, delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kings Avenue Mall.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paphos trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Paphos is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Paphos. In June, Paphos is a bit warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ayia Napa

— 5 nights
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Cape Greco National Forest Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ayia Napa: Famagusta (Othello Castle, Salamis Ancient City, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay, take some stellar pictures from Sea Caves, and explore the world behind art at Traditional house.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ayia Napa attractions website.

You can drive from Paphos to Ayia Napa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Ayia Napa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Nicosia

— 4 nights

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 hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and The Cyprus Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Nicosia: Kyrenia (Saint Hilarion Castle, Bellapais Monastery, &more), Larnaca (Hala Sultan Tekke, Church of Saint Lazarus, &more) and Stavrovouni Monastery (in Pyrga). There's more to do: look and learn at Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory and make a trip to Buyuk Han.

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Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Nicosia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Nicosia

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Churches
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.