31 days in Cyprus & Chania Prefecture Itinerary

31 days in Cyprus & Chania Prefecture Itinerary

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Start: Larnaca, Cyprus
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Omodos, Cyprus
— 1 day
Drive:  15 min
2
Foini, Cyprus
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
3
Platres, Cyprus
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Kakopetria, Cyprus
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Nicosia, Cyprus
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Pano Lefkara, Cyprus
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Limassol, Cyprus
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Kritou Terra, Cyprus
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Neo Chorion, Cyprus
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
10
Latchi, Cyprus
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h
11
Agia Roumeli, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Elafonissi, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
13
Falassarna, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
14
Kissamos, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
15
Chania Town, Greece
— 4 nights
End: Chania Town, Greece

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Omodos, Cyprus

Omodos ©
Omodos is a village in the Troödos Mountains of Cyprus. On the 8th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timios Stavros Monastery, learn about winemaking at Ktima Gerolemo, see the interesting displays at Carob Museum and Factory - Mavros Chrysos, then examine the collection at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Monastery of Timiou Stavrou.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Omodos trip itinerary builder site.

Larnaca to Omodos is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car. In August, daytime highs in Omodos are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Foini.

Things to do in Omodos

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Anogyra
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Oleastro Olive Park and Museum ©
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum
Ktima Gerolemo ©
Ktima Gerolemo
Carob Museum and Factory - Mavros Chrysos ©
Carob Museum and Factory - Mavros Chrysos

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Foini, Cyprus

Foini ©
Foini, is a village in the Troödos Mountains of Cyprus. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Chantara Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Trooditissa monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Painted Churches in the Troodos Region.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Foini online day trip planner.

Foini is very close to Omodos. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Platres.

Things to do in Foini

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, Trooditissa monastery
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Chantara Waterfall ©
Chantara Waterfall
Trooditissa monastery ©
Trooditissa monastery
Painted Churches in the Troodos Region ©
Painted Churches in the Troodos Region

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Platres, Cyprus

Platres ©
Platres is a mountainous village in Cyprus. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Millomeris Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Caledonia Waterfalls, and then take in the awesome beauty at Troodos Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Platres Chocolate Workshop, walk around Troodos Geopark, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amiantos Asbestos Mine, then hike along Artemis Nature Trail, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Platres day trip planning tool.

Platres is just a stone's throw from Foini. In August, daytime highs in Platres are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kakopetria.

Things to do in Platres

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Troodos, Platres Chocolate Workshop
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Caledonia Waterfalls ©
Caledonia Waterfalls
Millomeris Waterfalls ©
Millomeris Waterfalls
Troodos Mountains ©
Troodos Mountains

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Kakopetria, Cyprus

Kakopetria ©
Kakopetria is a town in Cyprus located 55km southwest of the capital, Nicosia, on the north facing foothills of the Troodos Mountains. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Soli Ruinen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, don't miss a visit to Church of Archangelos Michail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangelos Michael Church, then explore the world behind art at Folkloric Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kakopetria online tour planner.

You can drive from Platres to Kakopetria in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Kakopetria are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Kakopetria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pedoulas, Soli Ruinen, Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, Church of Agios Sozomenos
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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church
Soli Ruinen ©
Soli Ruinen

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Nicosia, Cyprus

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nicosia: Protaras (Fig Tree Bay, Church of Profitis Elias, &more), Kyrenia (Bellapais Monastery, Kyrenia Harbour, &more) and Makronissos Beach (in Ayia Napa). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, admire the striking features of Buyuk Han, and take a stroll through Ledra Street Crossing Point.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nicosia trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Kakopetria to Nicosia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Kakopetria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nicosia, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pano Lefkara.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Protaras, Kyrenia, Traditional house, Makronissos Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

2
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Pano Lefkara, Cyprus

Pano Lefkara ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museum of Traditional Embroidery and Silversmith, get in on the family fun at Camel Park, then see the interesting displays at Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site, then explore the ancient world of Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, and finally see the interesting displays at Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Organic Olive Farm - Terra Oliva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the holy cross, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavrovouni Monastery, then see the sky in a new way at Kition Planetarium & Observatory, and finally make a trip to Koulas fort.

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Traveling by car from Nicosia to Pano Lefkara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Nicosia, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pano Lefkara, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Pano Lefkara

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Stavrovouni Monastery, Koulas fort, Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum
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Kition Planetarium & Observatory ©
Kition Planetarium & Observatory
Camel Park ©
Camel Park
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement ©
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement

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Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Limassol: Kouklia (Kouklia Arts Centre & Aphrodite's Rock). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kourion, take in the waterfront activity at Limassol Marina, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pissouri Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Limassol Castle.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Limassol visit planner.

You can drive from Pano Lefkara to Limassol in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Kritou Terra.

Things to do in Limassol

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kouklia, Akrotiri, Cyprus Wine Museum, Pissouri Beach, Cyprus Medical Museum
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Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Kourion ©
Kourion
Fasouri Watermania Water Park ©
Fasouri Watermania Water Park

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Kritou Terra, Cyprus

Kritou Terra ©
Kritou Terra is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, located 3 km east of Dhrousha. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at Fyti Weaving Museum, do a tasting at Vouni Panayia Winery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, and finally snap pictures at Skarfos Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Agia Ekaterini, then don't miss a visit to Kathikas, and then learn about winemaking at Vasilikon winery.

Plan my day in Kritou Terra using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Limassol to Kritou Terra in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kritou Terra can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Neo Chorion.

Things to do in Kritou Terra

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Pano Panayia, Skarfos Bridge, Fyti Weaving Museum, Vasilikon winery, Kathikas
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Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery ©
Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery
Vouni Panayia Winery ©
Vouni Panayia Winery
Vasilikon winery ©
Vasilikon winery

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Neo Chorion, Cyprus

Neo Chorion ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): hike along Adonis Nature Trail and then explore the activities along Blue Lagoon. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Akamas Peninsula National Park and then kick back and relax at Lara Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Neo Chorion day trip planner.

Neo Chorion is very close to Kritou Terra. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Latchi.

Things to do in Neo Chorion

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Paphos District, Adonis Nature Trail
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Lara Beach ©
Lara Beach
Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

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Latchi, Cyprus

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.
Latchi is known for trails, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Aphrodite Trail, stop by That Nice Shop, take in the dramatic natural features at Baths of Aphrodite, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Asprokremnos Beach.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Latchi route builder tool.

Latchi is very close to Neo Chorion. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Agia Roumeli.

Things to do in Latchi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Polis
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Latchi Beach ©
Latchi Beach
Aphrodite Trail ©
Aphrodite Trail
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Agia Roumeli, Greece

Agia Roumeli
On the 30th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Gorge of Aradena.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Agia Roumeli journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Latchi to Agia Roumeli. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Agia Roumeli

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

The Gorge of Aradena
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Elafonissi, Greece

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Aspri Limni Beach, trek along Elafonisi Viewpoint, and then kick back and relax at Elafonissi Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Elafonissi trip itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Agia Roumeli to Elafonissi with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Elafonissi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Falassarna.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Aspri Limni Beach ©
Aspri Limni Beach

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Falassarna, Greece

Falassarna ©
The ancient harbor town of Falassarna, once an independent city-state, today represents one of Crete's quieter resorts, drawing mostly day-trippers from the nearby town of Chania.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Gramvousa Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, and then kick back and relax at Falassarna Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Falassarna road trip planner.

Getting from Elafonissi to Falassarna by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Falassarna, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kissamos.

Things to do in Falassarna

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of St. George, Gramvousa Beach
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Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach

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Kissamos, Greece

Kissamos ©
A quiet port town situated on Crete's western tip, Kissamos attracts mostly domestic tourists and possesses more of the quintessential Greek feel than livelier resorts strung along the island's coastline.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Ioannis Prodromes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of Saint Spyridon, then stroll through Balos Lagoon, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kastro Gramvoussas. On the next day, relax in the rural setting at Astrikas Estate Biolea, then examine the collection at Ancient Olive Tree, then stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kissamos trip itinerary maker tool.

Kissamos is very close to Falassarna. In September in Kissamos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Kissamos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ancient Olive Tree, German War Cemetery, Astrikas Estate Biolea, Kastro Gramvoussas
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Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon
Astrikas Estate Biolea ©
Astrikas Estate Biolea
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery

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Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chania Town: Lake Kournas (in Kournas), St. Nicholas Church (in Georgioupolis) and Rethymnon (Mikrasiaton Square, Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, examine the collection at MINOAN'S WORLD, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Chania.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Kissamos to Chania Town takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. In September in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Souda, Agia Marina Beach, Lake Kournas, St. Nicholas Church
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Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Maritime Museum of Crete ©
Maritime Museum of Crete

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