6 days in Cyprus Itinerary

6 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus tour planner

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Nicosia
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Protaras
— 2 nights
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Paphos
— 3 nights

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Nicosia

the last divided capital

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
On the 10th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. John Cathedral and then make a trip to Ledra Street Crossing Point.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nicosia trip planner.

Paphos to Nicosia is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Nicosia are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Nicosia

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:

Protaras

— 2 nights

Land of Windmills

Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Zenobia Wreck, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, and then head outdoors with Protaras Coastal Promenade.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Protaras trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Protaras takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Paphos

— 3 nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Coral Bay and Paphos Municipal Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Kourion Beach and Lady's Mile Beach. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, and stroll through Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paphos online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Protaras to Paphos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Paphos, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Castles
From sandy beaches to stone castles, and from bustling nightclubs to romantic tavernas, Cyprus is the perfect destination for those who seek a complete Mediterranean experience. Many civilizations have left their mark on the island's long and vibrant history, and consequently its customs, cuisine, and architecture. Beyond the divide between the predominantly Greek south and Turkish north, throughout the island you'll recognize Venetian, Genoese, British, and Middle Eastern influences. Of course, the main attraction that draws tourists from all over the world is the sunny coast, dotted with historical cities and fully equipped beaches. There is also a selection of peaceful villages, both inland and by the sea, where those looking for a more secluded holiday can retreat. A visit to the country's capital Nicosia, with its vibrant art and culture scene and numerous sightseeing opportunities, is definitely worth adding to your itinerary wherever you're staying.