26 days in Cyprus Itinerary

26 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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26 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Dubrovnik
Fly + Bus:  8 h 15 min
1
Limassol
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Akrotiri
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Anogyra
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
4
Kouklia
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
5
Paphos
— 2 nights
Bus:  15 min
6
Tala
— 1 night
Bus:  45 min
7
Latchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Kyrenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Skarinou
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
10
Zygi
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
11
Mazotos
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Protaras
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
13
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
14
Larnaca
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Dubrovnik

3
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Limassol is known for historic sites, theme parks, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Kourion, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Limassol Zoo, look for gifts at AQUA Shop, and don't miss a visit to Columbia Plaza.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Limassol trip itinerary planner

Dubrovnik, Croatia to Limassol is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Limassol. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dubrovnik in January; daily highs in Limassol reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Cyprus Medical Museum
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle
Limassol Castle ©
Limassol Castle

1
night
Akrotiri

Akrotiri ©
For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akrotiri trip maker tool

Akrotiri is very close to Limassol. In January, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Anogyra.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayios Ermogenis Church
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Lady's Mile Beach ©
Lady's Mile Beach
Ayios Ermogenis Church ©
Ayios Ermogenis Church

1
night
Anogyra

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Anogyra visit planning tool

Traveling by car from Akrotiri to Anogyra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Anogyra can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kouklia.

Things to do in Anogyra

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum ©
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum

2
nights
Kouklia

Kouklia ©
Visit Kouklia and explore a world where legends, history, and traditions come together in a picturesque natural environment.
On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Pissouri Beach, explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, then make a trip to Kouklia Arts Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Sanctuary of Aphrodite, and finally stop by Achilleas Jewellery.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouklia online itinerary planner

Kouklia is just a stone's throw from Anogyra. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Kouklia

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Pissouri Beach
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Pissouri Beach ©
Pissouri Beach
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Achilleas Jewellery ©
Achilleas Jewellery

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Saint Paul's Pillar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church, then step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, then delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paphos trip builder tool

Paphos is very close to Kouklia. In January, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Tala.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Paphos Harbour Castle ©
Paphos Harbour Castle

1
night
Tala

Tala ©
To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tala trip planner

Tala is just a stone's throw from Paphos. In January in Tala, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Latchi.

Things to do in Tala

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Coral Bay
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Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

2
nights
Latchi

Latchi ©
Take a trip to the west coast of Cyprus and immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of the scenic town of Latchi, a perfect holiday destination for those who want to step away from the beaten path.
On the 18th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Baths of Aphrodite and then stroll through Aphrodite Trail. Keep things going the next day: stop by Carats Jewellers and then identify plant and animal life at Akamas Peninsula National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Latchi trip planner

Traveling by car from Tala to Latchi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Latchi

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Akamas Peninsula National Park, Carats Jewellers
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Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Aphrodite Trail ©
Aphrodite Trail

3
nights
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.
Step out of Kyrenia to go to Guzelyurt and see Mavi Kosk - Blue House, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Saint Hilarion Castle, steep yourself in history at Bellapais Monastery, don't miss a visit to Baldoken ottoman graveyard, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrew's Church.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyrenia trip itinerary planner

Drive from Latchi to Kyrenia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Latchi in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 6°C in Kyrenia. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Skarinou.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lapta Coastal Walkway, Mavi Kosk - Blue House
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Mavi Kosk - Blue House ©
Mavi Kosk - Blue House
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

1
night
Skarinou

Skarinou ©
Skarinou is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located 4 km west of Kofinou. For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Skarinou visit planner

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Skarinou takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Skarinou sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zyyi.

Things to do in Skarinou

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pano Lefkara, Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum ©
Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement ©
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
Church of the holy cross ©
Church of the holy cross

1
night
Zygi

Zygi ©
Zygi is a small village on the south coast of Cyprus, between Limassol and Larnaca. Plan a Zyyi trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Zyyi is just a short distance from Skarinou. In January in Zyyi, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mazotos.

Things to do in Zygi

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kalavasos
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Zygi Marina ©
Zygi Marina

1
night
Mazotos

Mazotos ©
Mazotos is a village 22 km away from Larnaca in Cyprus, close to the sea.The community today numbers about 1,200 predominantly Greek speaking Cypriots but with about 350 expatriates who are here on a permanent basis as retirees. To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mazotos trip planning website

Mazotos is just a short distance from Zyyi. In January, daytime highs in Mazotos are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Mazotos

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church Panagia Angeloktisti
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Camel Park ©
Camel Park
Church Panagia Angeloktisti ©
Church Panagia Angeloktisti

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Cape Greco (Cavo Greco) and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Protaras vacation planner

Getting from Mazotos to Protaras by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Protaras are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum, Cape Greco
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Scuba & Snorkeling
St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum ©
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, explore the activities along Konnos Bay, and then take some stellar pictures from Sea Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Ayia Napa Square, stop by Planet Store, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayia Napa Monastery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ayia Napa journey planner

Ayia Napa is very close to Protaras. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Larnaka City.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Ayia Napa Monastery ©
Ayia Napa Monastery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Zenobia Wreck. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke, contemplate the waterfront views at Larnaka Salt Lake, examine the collection at Kyriazis Medical Museum, then examine the collection at Medieval Fort, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Lazarus Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Larnaka City tour itinerary builder site

Drive from Ayia Napa to Larnaka City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Larnaka City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Larnaca

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Larnaka Salt Lake ©
Larnaka Salt Lake
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Hala Sultan Tekke ©
Hala Sultan Tekke

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