16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Shuttle:  3 h
1
Protaras
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Nicosia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pissouri
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Paphos
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Protaras

Protaras ©
Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Attractions like Nissi Beach and Glyki Nero Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Fig Tree Bay and Protaras Coastal Promenade. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head outdoors with Cape Greco, explore the activities along Konnos Bay, and stroll through Ammos Kambouri Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Protaras trip website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Protaras is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Protaras. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Glyki Nero Beach ©
Glyki Nero Beach

4
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Family-friendly places like Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory and Saint Hilarion Castle will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Ledra Street Crossing Point and A. G. Leventis Gallery. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia, sample the tasty concoctions at Pivo microbrewery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Asinou Church, and walk around Athalassa National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nicosia road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Protaras to Nicosia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pissouri.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Saint Hilarion Castle
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Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory ©
A. G. Leventis Gallery ©
A. G. Leventis Gallery
Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia ©
Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia

2
nights
Pissouri

Combining a scenic coastline and an atmosphere of traditional hospitality, Pissouri is the perfect destination for a true Cypriot experience.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Pissouri Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Avdimou Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Barefoot Designs Art Gallery, and then head outdoors with Xenios Water Sports Pissouri Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pissouri trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Pissouri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Pissouri sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Pissouri

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Avdimou Beach, Aphrodite's Rock
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Avdimou Beach ©
Avdimou Beach

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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.
Bring the kids along to Tombs of the Kings and Coral Bay. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Aphrodite Trail will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Polis (Smigies Nature Trail & Adonis Nature Trail), Fyti Weaving Museum (in Fyti) and Aphrodite's Beach (in Latchi). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Vouni Panayia Winery, examine the collection at The Steni Museum of Village Life, Head underground at Sea Caves, and stroll through Lara Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paphos route planning site .

You can drive from Pissouri to Paphos in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. October in Paphos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Peyia, Polis, Latchi, Fyti Weaving Museum, Lara Beach
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Sea Caves ©
Sea Caves
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Aphrodite Trail ©
Aphrodite Trail

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