5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly + shuttle:  1​h 45​min
1
Nicosia
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Peyia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Limassol
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Beirut

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day
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 15th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at The Mall Of Cyprus, take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, and then wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nicosia trip itinerary builder site .

Beirut, Lebanon to Nicosia is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Beirut in August, expect nights in Nicosia to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Peyia.

Things to do in Nicosia

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Ledra Street Crossing Point ©
Ledra Street Crossing Point
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
The Mall Of Cyprus ©
The Mall Of Cyprus

1
night
Peyia

Peyia ©
On the 16th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay, explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kings Avenue Mall, and finally explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Peyia visit planner.

Drive from Nicosia to Peyia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nicosia in August, expect nights in Peyia to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Peyia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Paphos
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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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night
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock, contemplate the long history of Kourion, delve into the distant past at Kolossi Castle, then stop by Kikis Pandechis Pottery, and finally stop by AQUA Shop.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Limassol road trip planning site .

Getting from Peyia to Limassol by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Aphrodite's Rock, Kikis Pandechis Pottery
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle

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.
On the 18th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ayia Napa day trip planner.

Drive from Limassol to Ayia Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ayia Napa can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Protaras, Larnaca
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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