5 days in Nicosia & Ayia Napa Itinerary

5 days in Nicosia & Ayia Napa Itinerary

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Nicosia
— 2 nights
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Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
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Nicosia
— 1 day

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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 15th (Sat): look and learn at Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory, don't miss a visit to The Eaved House, and then examine the collection at The Dr Fazil Kucuk Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nicosia day trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Ercan International Airport, Larnaca International Airport, Paphos International Airport, Nicosia International Airport and RAF Akrotiri. August in Nicosia sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kyrenia
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Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Kyrenia Harbour ©
Kyrenia Harbour
Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory ©
Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the activities along Konnos Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Cape Greco National Forest Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, then kick back and relax at Makronissos Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ayia Napa holiday planning website.

You can drive from Nicosia to Ayia Napa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Nicosia in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Ayia Napa, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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

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Nicosia

Nicosia ©
On the 19th (Wed), make a trip to Venetian walls of Nicosia, take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point, admire the landmark architecture of Buyuk Han, then make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bayraktar Mosque.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nicosia itinerary planning site.

Getting from Ayia Napa to Nicosia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Ayia Napa, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nicosia, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 28°C.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Selimiye Mosque ©
Selimiye Mosque
Ledra Street Crossing Point ©
Ledra Street Crossing Point