5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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5 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
1
Protaras
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Nicosia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Paphos
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Protaras

Protaras ©
Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look for gifts at Taste of Life, then kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Protaras travel planning site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Protaras is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Tel Aviv in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Protaras, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Protaras

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Technis Dromena, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 37, then don't miss a visit to Buyuk Han, then shop like a local with Ledra Street Crossing Point, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nicosia trip maker website .

Getting from Protaras to Nicosia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Nicosia, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Gallery 37 ©
Gallery 37
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Ledra Street Crossing Point ©
Ledra Street Crossing Point

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Aliathon Gallery, shop like a local with Neldi Art Gallery, then explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, then stroll through Coral Bay, and finally explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Tsangarides Winery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, then view the masterpieces at Chakra Art Gallery Paphos, and finally browse the different shops at Kings Avenue Mall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paphos trip maker tool .

Drive from Nicosia to Paphos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Paphos can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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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