23 days in Cyprus Itinerary

23 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paphos
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Protaras
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Ayia Napa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Nicosia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Pedoulas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Neo Chorion
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Paphos
— 6 nights
End: Paphos

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Green Bay. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Green Bay and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Ghost Town Varosha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Protaras day trip site.

Paphos to Protaras is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Ghost Town Varosha
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Church of Profitis Elias ©
Church of Profitis Elias

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Famagusta (Othello Castle, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, get great views at Sea Caves, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ayia Napa Monastery.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ayia Napa online travel route planner.

Ayia Napa is just a short distance from Protaras. In July, daily temperatures in Ayia Napa can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Famagusta, Protaras, Traditional house
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

5
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nicosia: Larnaca (Larnaka Salt Lake, Hala Sultan Tekke, &more), Kyrenia (Saint Hilarion Castle, Hasan kavizade huseyin efendi fountain and stone steps, &more) and Camel Park (in Mazotos). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, go for a walk through Lapta Coastal Walkway, don't miss a visit to Selimiye Mosque, and examine the collection at The Museum of Barbarism.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nicosia vacation app.

Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Nicosia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ayia Napa in July: highs in Nicosia hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kyrenia, Larnaca, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Camel Park, Lapta Coastal Walkway
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle

2
nights
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
On the 18th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Folkloric Museum, examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Troodos Mountains. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Milia Medieval Bridge, examine the collection at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timios Stavros Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Millomeris Waterfalls, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Archangelos Michail, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pedoulas route maker.

Getting from Nicosia to Pedoulas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nicosia in July: highs in Pedoulas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Neo Chorion.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Platres, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, Timios Stavros Monastery, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Troodos Mountains
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Millomeris Waterfalls ©
Millomeris Waterfalls
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum ©
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum

2
nights
Neo Chorion

Neo Chorion ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Akamas Peninsula National Park and then explore the activities along Blue Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): kick back and relax at Lara Beach, view the masterpieces at That Nice Shop, and then hike along Aphrodite Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Neo Chorion road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Pedoulas to Neo Chorion with the Route module. July in Neo Chorion sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Neo Chorion

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paphos District, That Nice Shop, Aphrodite Trail
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Lara Beach ©
Lara Beach

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paphos: Limassol (Kolossi Castle, Kourion, &more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, kick back and relax at Coral Bay, make a trip to Paphos Harbour and Port, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paphos trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Neo Chorion to Paphos. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Limassol, Aphrodite's Rock, Coral Bay
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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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