17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then delve into the distant past at Kourion. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Caledonia Waterfalls, see the interesting displays at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, then delve into the distant past at Kolossi Castle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kourion Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Limassol trip maker site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Limassol is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kouklia.

Things to do in Limassol

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, Caledonia Waterfalls
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aphrodite's Rock. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Sanctuary of Aphrodite, play a few rounds at Aphrodite Hills Golf Course, then take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock, and finally tee off at Secret Valley Golf Club.

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Traveling by car from Limassol to Kouklia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kouklia can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Paphos.

Things to do in Kouklia

Outdoors Golf 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. Get some cultural insight at The House of Dionysus and Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul. Discover out-of-the-way places like Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church and Sea Caves. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Saint Paul's Pillar, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paphos online trip itinerary builder .

Paphos is just a stone's throw from Kouklia. In August in Paphos, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Peyia.

Things to do in Paphos

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery
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The House of Dionysus ©
The House of Dionysus
Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church ©
Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church

1
night
Peyia

Peyia ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coral Bay. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Coral Bay, then step aboard Edro III Shipwreck, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Corallia Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Peyia trip planner .

Peyia is just a short distance from Paphos. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Neo Chorion.

Things to do in Peyia

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

1
night
Neo Chorion

Neo Chorion ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): kick back and relax at Lara Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Akamas Peninsula National Park, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Neo Chorion online trip maker .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can 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.
You've now added Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Troodos Mountains, admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum, see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Neo Chorion to Pedoulas. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle, get engrossed in the history at Ancient Shipwreck Museum, delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery, then stop by Basketware Edremit, and finally explore the historical opulence of Buffavento Castle.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyrenia online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Pedoulas to Kyrenia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pedoulas in August: highs in Kyrenia hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive 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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, kick back and relax at Mackenzie Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Stavrovouni Monastery, then contemplate the long history of Zenobia Wreck, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Larnaca online trip maker .

Drive from Kyrenia to Larnaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Kyrenia in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Larnaca, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, Stavrovouni Monastery
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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 Blue Lagoon. Visit Landa Beach and Ayia Thekla Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Famagusta (Othello Castle, Famagusta City Walls, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Sea Caves, take in the pleasant sights at Cape Greco National Forest Park, and view the masterpieces at Dinosaur Land.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ayia Napa trip planner .

Getting from Larnaca to Ayia Napa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ayia Napa are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive 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.
You've now added Fig Tree Bay to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): head outdoors with Protaras Coastal Promenade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Green Bay. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Panagia, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias.

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Protaras is just a short distance from Ayia Napa. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 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 Beaches
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling

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