5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Nicosia
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Paphos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Istanbul

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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 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Buyuk Han, thenget engrossed in the history at Private Ethnographic Museum of Cyprus, and then take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nicosia road trip tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Nicosia is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in June, you will find days in Nicosia are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Historic Sites
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The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Buyuk Han ©
Buyuk Han

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, thenexplore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, thentake in the pleasant sights at Paphos Harbour and Port, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paphos online attractions planner.

Getting from Nicosia to Paphos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nicosia in June, you will find days in Paphos are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

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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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.
On the 20th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Nissi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, thenexplore the activities along Konnos Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ayia Napa trip planning tool.

You can drive from Paphos to Ayia Napa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Ayia Napa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Fig Tree Bay
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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