31 days in Cyprus Itinerary

31 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Durban
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Nicosia
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Dipkarpaz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Protaras
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Peyia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Limassol City
— 9 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Durban

7
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Finikoudes Beach. Relax by the water at Mackenzie Beach and Faros Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nicosia: Kyrenia (Kyrenia Castle, Saint Hilarion Castle, &more), Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque (in Famagusta) and Larnaca (Kition Archaeological Site, St. Mary of Graces Churh, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point, admire the striking features of Buyuk Han, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, and get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nicosia online travel planner.

Durban, South Africa to Nicosia is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Durban in December: high temperatures in Nicosia hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dipkarpaz.

Things to do in Nicosia

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Tower of Regina, The Green Living Wall
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Ledra Street Crossing Point ©
Ledra Street Crossing Point
Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle

2
nights
Dipkarpaz

Dipkarpaz ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get outside with Cape Apostolos Andreas, kick back and relax at Golden Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Aphendrika. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a stroll along the water at Karpaz Gate Marina, thenget outside with Karpaz Gate Marina Beach Club, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dipkarpaz trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Nicosia to Dipkarpaz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Dipkarpaz

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yeni Erenkoy
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Golden Beach ©
Golden Beach
Cape Apostolos Andreas ©
Cape Apostolos Andreas
Aphendrika ©
Aphendrika

7
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Fig Tree Bay and Konnos Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nissi Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Famagusta (Salamis Ancient City & St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Protaras Coastal Promenade, stroll through Ammos Kambouri Beach, kick back and relax at Makronissos Beach, and stop by Taste of Life.

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Drive from Dipkarpaz to Protaras in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. December in Protaras sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Peyia.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Paralimni, Famagusta
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

4
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
Get in touch with nature at Coral Bay and STS Motor Rentals. Do your shopping at Kings Avenue Mall and Chakra Fine Art Gallery & Culture Centre. Explore Peyia's surroundings by going to Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion) and Neldi Art Gallery (in Paphos).

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Peyia trip website.

Drive from Protaras to Peyia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Peyia are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Limassol City.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Paphos, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Lara Beach
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings

9
nights
Limassol City

Limassol City ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Step out of the city life by going to Aphrodite's Rock and Governor's Beach. Head to Skulukuin Art & Handmade Jewelry and Apothiki 79for plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Limassol City: Avdimou Beach (in Avdimou), Barefoot Designs Art Gallery (in Pissouri) and Afroditi Beach (in Agios Tychon). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Kolossi Castle, take in the waterfront activity at Limassol Marina, take in the exciting artwork at Michael Owen Art Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church.

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Drive from Peyia to Limassol City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In December in Limassol City, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Limassol City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pedoulas, Omodos, Pissouri, Larnaca, Mikri Salamina Sculpture Park
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Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Governor's Beach ©
Governor's Beach
Pissouri Beach ©
Pissouri Beach

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