17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Larnaca
1
Larnaca
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Nicosia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Troodos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Limassol
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Protaras
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
8
Larnaca
— 3 nights
End: Larnaca

3
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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.
Visit Mackenzie Beach and Finikoudes Beach for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Saint Lazarus and Dzhami Kebir Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Medieval Fort, see the interesting displays at Municipal Museum of Natural History, delve into the distant past at Kition Archaeological Site, and head outdoors with Piale Pasha.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Larnaca day trip planner .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Larnaca International Airport, Ercan International Airport and Paphos International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Nicosia.

Things to do in Larnaca

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Mackenzie Beach ©
Mackenzie Beach
Medieval Fort ©
Medieval Fort
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus

1
night
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ledra Street Crossing Point as well as Segway Station Tour Experience. On the 13th (Tue), take a stroll through Ledra Street Crossing Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nicosia online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Larnaca to Nicosia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Larnaca in August, expect nights in Nicosia to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Troodos.

Things to do in Nicosia

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods
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Segway Station Tour Experience ©
Segway Station Tour Experience
Ledra Street Crossing Point ©
Ledra Street Crossing Point

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nights
Troodos

Troodos ©
You've added Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Lania Village, and other attractions to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: get answers to all your questions at Troodos Visitor Centre, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Troodos Mountains, admire the sheer force of Caledonia Waterfalls, then stop by Platres Chocolate Workshop, and finally admire the sheer force of Millomeris Waterfalls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Troodos holiday app .

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Troodos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nicosia in August: highs in Troodos hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Troodos

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Platres, Ktima Gerolemo, Lania Village, Platres Chocolate Workshop, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
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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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Bay and then explore the striking landscape at Sea Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Aphrodite's Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paphos day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Troodos to Paphos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Paphos are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Limassol.

Things to do in Paphos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Peyia, Aphrodite's Beach
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

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day
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Limassol Marina, Promenade, Kourion Beach, and other attractions you added. On the 19th (Mon), delve into the distant past at The Sanctuary Of Apollo, steep yourself in history at Kourion, kick back and relax at Kourion Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Promenade, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Limassol Marina.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Limassol travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Paphos to Limassol in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Limassol sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Limassol

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kourion Beach ©
Kourion Beach
Kourion ©
Kourion
Promenade ©
Promenade

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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.
On the 20th (Tue), get outside with Cape Greco, then enjoy the sand and surf at Konnos Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapparris Beach, and finally examine the collection at Outdoor Folk Art Museum For Traditional Crafts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Ammos Kambouri Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Glyki Nero Beach, then look for gifts at Taste of Life, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayia Thekla Chapel.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ayia Napa trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Limassol to Ayia Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Ayia Napa, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Outdoor Folk Art Museum For Traditional Crafts, Kapparris Beach
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Glyki Nero Beach ©
Glyki Nero Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Kapparris Beach ©
Kapparris Beach

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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.
For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Protaras trip planner .

Protaras is just a stone's throw from Ayia Napa. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. You'll set off for Larnaca on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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Larnaca

Larnaca ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kyriazis Medical Museum. See some other sides of Larnaca: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke, explore the activities along Larnaka Salt Lake, and don't miss a visit to Kamares Aqueduct.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Larnaca route planner .

You can take a bus from Protaras to Larnaca in an hour. Another option is to drive. On the 26th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Larnaca

Parks Nature Museums
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Larnaka Salt Lake ©
Larnaka Salt Lake
Hala Sultan Tekke ©
Hala Sultan Tekke
Kyriazis Medical Museum ©
Kyriazis Medical Museum

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