5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Paphos
1
Paphos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Nicosia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ayia Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Paphos

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and Neldi Art Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Tombs of the Kings and Kato Paphos Archaeological Park. Go for a jaunt from Paphos to Neo Chorion to see Akamas Peninsula National Park about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay, view the masterpieces at Aliathon Gallery, do some two-wheel cruising with STS Motor Rentals, and admire the masterpieces at Chakra Art Gallery Paphos.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paphos vacation builder tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Paphos. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Coral Bay, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
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Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

1
night
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
On the 20th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Byzantine Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 37, then make a trip to Ledra Street Crossing Point, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nicosia trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Paphos to Nicosia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Paphos in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nicosia, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Ledra Street Crossing Point ©
Ledra Street Crossing Point
Byzantine Museum ©
Byzantine Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, and then stop by Taste of Life.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ayia Napa trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Ayia Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Fig Tree Bay
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Taste of Life ©
Taste of Life

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