7 days in Cyprus Itinerary

7 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Nicosia
— 1 night
Drive
2
Paphos
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights
Fly

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Nicosia

— 1 night

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 1st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Finikoudes Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of Antiphonitis. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Buyuk Han, explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Bellapais Monastery.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nicosia trip itinerary maker app.

Cairo, Egypt to Nicosia is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cairo in October since evenings lows in Nicosia dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Paphos

— 2 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.
On the 3rd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Paphos trip maker.

Getting from Nicosia to Paphos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Ayia Napa

— 3 nights
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Step out of Ayia Napa to go to Famagusta and see Othello Castle, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nissi Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon, and make a trip to Kamara Tou Koraka.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ayia Napa tour site.

You can drive from Paphos to Ayia Napa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Churches
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.