17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Bus:  2 h 30 min
1
Limassol
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Kouklia
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
3
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Peyia
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Neo Chorion
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Larnaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
10
Protaras
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
You've now added Kourion to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours and then contemplate the long history of Kourion. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Caledonia Waterfalls, then examine the collection at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Kolossi Castle, and finally kick back and relax at Kourion Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Limassol trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Limassol is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Limassol are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kouklia.

Things to do in Limassol

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caledonia Waterfalls, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kourion Beach ©
Kourion Beach

1
night
Kouklia

Kouklia ©
Visit Kouklia and explore a world where legends, history, and traditions come together in a picturesque natural environment.
Aphrodite's Rock has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Sanctuary of Aphrodite, tee off at Aphrodite Hills Golf Course, then explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, and finally tee off at Secret Valley Golf Club.

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Getting from Limassol to Kouklia by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Paphos.

Things to do in Kouklia

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
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Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Sanctuary of Aphrodite ©
Sanctuary of Aphrodite

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jimmys Jeep Adventures, Kato Paphos Archaeological Park and Tombs of the Kings. Shop till you drop at Kings Avenue Mall and Municipal Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Sea Caves and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Paphos with an excursion to Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery in Pano Panayia--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of The House of Dionysus, examine the collection at Paphos District Museum, explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, and make a trip to Saint Paul's Pillar.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paphos planning app.

Paphos is very close to Kouklia. August in Paphos sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Peyia.

Things to do in Paphos

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery
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Jimmys Jeep Adventures ©
Jimmys Jeep Adventures
The House of Dionysus ©
The House of Dionysus
Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul ©
Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul

1
night
Peyia

Peyia ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coral Bay. On the 16th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Coral Bay, then step aboard Edro III Shipwreck, and finally kick back and relax at Corallia Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Peyia trip planner.

Peyia is just a short distance from Paphos. In August, daily temperatures in Peyia can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Neo Chorion.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Spas
Edro III Shipwreck ©
Edro III Shipwreck

1
night
Neo Chorion

Neo Chorion ©
You've now added Akamas Peninsula National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): kick back and relax at Lara Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Akamas Peninsula National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Neo Chorion trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Peyia to Neo Chorion with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Neo Chorion are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Neo Chorion

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lara Beach
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Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Lara Beach ©
Lara Beach

1
night
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timios Stavros Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Troodos Mountains, admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum, then examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pedoulas trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Neo Chorion to Pedoulas. In August, daytime highs in Pedoulas are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, Timios Stavros Monastery, Troodos Mountains
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
Troodos Mountains ©
Troodos Mountains

1
night
Kyrenia

Kyrenia ©
Famous for its natural port and Byzantine castle, Kyrenia is not only a lovely old Venetian town, but also the most visited tourist destination in Northern Cyprus.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Saint Hilarion Castle, get engrossed in the history at Ancient Shipwreck Museum, explore the ancient world of Bellapais Monastery, then stop by Basketware Edremit, and finally step into the grandiose world of Buffavento Castle.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyrenia holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Pedoulas to Kyrenia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Pedoulas in August, expect nights in Kyrenia to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Larnaca.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Ancient Shipwreck Museum ©
Ancient Shipwreck Museum
Buffavento Castle ©
Buffavento Castle

2
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 now added Finikoudes Beach to your itinerary. On the 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, kick back and relax at Mackenzie Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavrovouni Monastery, then contemplate the long history of Zenobia Wreck, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Larnaca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Larnaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kyrenia in August, you will find days in Larnaca are slightly colder (37°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Stavrovouni Monastery, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mackenzie Beach ©
Mackenzie Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nissi Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ayia Thekla Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salamis Ancient City and Dinosaur Land. Change things up with these side-trips from Ayia Napa: Famagusta (Othello Castle, Famagusta City Walls, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Landa Beach, get great views at Sea Caves, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon, and take in the pleasant sights at Cape Greco National Forest Park.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Ayia Napa online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Larnaca to Ayia Napa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Famagusta
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Famagusta City Walls ©
Famagusta City Walls

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fig Tree Bay. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): head outdoors with Protaras Coastal Promenade, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Bay. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Panagia, then get interesting insight from Tours, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Protaras itinerary website.

Protaras is just a short distance from Ayia Napa. In August, daily temperatures in Protaras can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling

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