19 days in Cyprus Itinerary

19 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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19 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly + shuttle:  1​h 45​min
1
Nicosia
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Kyrenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Yeni Erenkoy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Famagusta
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
6
Protaras
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Peyia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Limassol
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Beirut

2
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church.

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Beirut, Lebanon to Nicosia is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Beirut in August: highs in Nicosia hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Spas Baths

Side Trips

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church

2
nights
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 27th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Bellapais Monastery. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then step into the grandiose world of Kyrenia Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kyrenia trip itinerary tool .

Kyrenia is just a stone's throw from Nicosia. In August, daytime highs in Kyrenia are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Yeni Erenkoy.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Kyrenia Castle ©
Kyrenia Castle

1
night
Yeni Erenkoy

Yeni Erenkoy ©
Before you visit Yeni Erenkoy, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Yeni Erenkoy takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Famagusta.

Things to do in Yeni Erenkoy

Parks
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Karpaz Gate Marina ©
Karpaz Gate Marina

3
nights
Famagusta

Famagusta ©
Just east of the capital sits Famagusta, an ancient port city with archaeological attractions, as well as an abandoned quarter that is popular among tourists as a symbol of the conflict between Turks and Greeks.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dipkarpaz Milli Parki - Karpaz National Park Wild Donkey Protection Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glapsides Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oroklini Lake. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Salamis Ancient City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum, step into the grandiose world of Othello Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, and finally contemplate the long history of Famagusta City Walls.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Famagusta road trip planning website .

You can drive from Yeni Erenkoy to Famagusta in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yeni Erenkoy in August, you will find days in Famagusta are a bit cooler (39°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Famagusta

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Oroklini Lake
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Salamis Ancient City ©
Salamis Ancient City
St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum ©
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque ©
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque

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.
Visit Church of Saint Lazarus and Hala Sultan Tekke for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of Profitis Elias and Ayia Napa Monastery. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay and make a trip to Sea Caves.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ayia Napa day trip planning website .

Ayia Napa is very close to Famagusta. In September, daytime highs in Ayia Napa are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll set off for Protaras on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Larnaca, Protaras
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Hala Sultan Tekke ©
Hala Sultan Tekke

3
nights
Protaras

Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Charalambos.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Protaras road trip tool .

Protaras is just a short distance from Ayia Napa. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Peyia.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Cape Greco
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Church of Saint Charalambos ©
Church of Saint Charalambos

2
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): do a tasting at Sterna Winery, then kick back and relax at Lara Beach, and then explore and take pictures at Edro III Shipwreck.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Peyia trip tool .

Drive from Protaras to Peyia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Peyia can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off toLimassol.

Things to do in Peyia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lara Beach, Sterna Winery
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Lara Beach ©
Lara Beach
Sterna Winery ©
Sterna Winery
Edro III Shipwreck ©
Edro III Shipwreck

2
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stop by AQUA Shop, then steep yourself in history at Kourion, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Kolossi Castle. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Kikis Pandechis Pottery and then explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Limassol trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Peyia to Limassol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In September, daytime highs in Limassol are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Kikis Pandechis Pottery, Aphrodite's Rock
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle

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