17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Start: Larnaca
1
Larnaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Choirokoitia
— 2 nights
Bus:  15 min
3
Pano Lefkara
— 5 nights
Drive:  15 min
4
Kato Dhrys
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Kalavasos
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
6
Vavla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Larnaca

3
nights
Larnaca

Larnaca ©
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.
You've added Kyriazis Medical Museum, Larnaka Municipal Art Gallery, Medieval Fort, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Art by Theo Michael and Kallinikeio Municipal Museum of Athienou. Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of Saint Lazarus and Bellapais Monastery. Step out of Larnaca with an excursion to Saint Hilarion Castle in Kyrenia--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Finikoudes Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Europe Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Larnaca trip itinerary planning app.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Larnaca International Airport, Ercan International Airport and Paphos International Airport. August in Larnaca sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Choirokoitia.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kyrenia
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

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Choirokoitia

Choirokoitia ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroni Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Paradise of Alaminos, then don't miss a visit to Koulas fort, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Maia Beach.

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Choirokoitia is just a short distance from Larnaca. August in Choirokoitia sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Pano Lefkara.

Things to do in Choirokoitia

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Skarinou, Alaminos, Maroni Beach, Maia Beach
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Secret Paradise of Alaminos ©
Secret Paradise of Alaminos
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement ©
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
Golden Donkeys Farm ©
Golden Donkeys Farm

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Pano Lefkara

Pano Lefkara ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Traditional Embroidery and Silversmith and Folkloric Museum. Visiting Paradise Beach and Tpoulorotsos Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Pano Lefkara: Pedoulas (Archangelos Michael Church & Church of Archangelos Michail), Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery (in Kalopanagiotis) and Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church (in Kakopetria).

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pano Lefkara trip maker website.

Pano Lefkara is very close to Choirokoitia. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kato Dhrys.

Things to do in Pano Lefkara

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pomos, Pedoulas, Galata, Guzelyurt, Monastery of Saint Herakleidios
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Stavrovouni Monastery ©
Stavrovouni Monastery
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
Soli Ruinen ©
Soli Ruinen

1
night
Kato Dhrys

Kato Dhrys ©
Kato Drys is a small village in Cyprus, southwest of Larnaca. On the 21st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kato Dhrys online driving holiday planner.

Kato Dhrys is very close to Pano Lefkara. In August, daily temperatures in Kato Dhrys can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kalavasos.

Things to do in Kato Dhrys

Museums
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Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum ©
Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum

1
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Kalavasos

Kalavasos ©
Kalavasos is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located 6 km north of Zygi. On the 22nd (Thu), take in the waterfront activity at Zygi Marina, experience rural life at Drapia Horse Farm, learn about winemaking at Hadjiantonas Winery, then admire the engineering at Kalavasos Dam, and finally see the interesting displays at Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kalavasos online attractions planner.

Kalavasos is very close to Kato Dhrys. In August in Kalavasos, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Vavla.

Things to do in Kalavasos

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Hadjiantonas Winery, Zygi Marina
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Zygi Marina ©
Zygi Marina
Hadjiantonas Winery ©
Hadjiantonas Winery
Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site ©

1
night
Vavla

Vavla
Vavla is a small village in Larnaca District, Cyprus. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Agios Minas Convent.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vavla attractions planner.

Vavla is just a stone's throw from Kalavasos. In August, daytime highs in Vavla are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Ayia Napa.
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3
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.
You've now added Nissi Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Salamis Ancient City, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Makronissos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias, then kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, then contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ayia Napa online visit planner.

Getting from Vavla to Ayia Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In August, daytime highs in Ayia Napa are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Protaras, Traditional house, Salamis Ancient City
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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