7 days in Cyprus Itinerary

7 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Start: London
+2
Train + Fly + Shuttle:  8 h 15 min
1
Nicosia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Paphos
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 45 min
End: London

2
nights
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 26th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nicosia day trip site.

London, UK to Nicosia is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Nicosia. Traveling from London in October, you will find days in Nicosia are warmer (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum

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nights
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.
On the 28th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay, then explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, then kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Cape Greco National Forest Park. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Nissi Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ayia Napa trip planner.

You can drive from Nicosia to Ayia Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ayia Napa are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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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 30th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, kick back and relax at Coral Bay, then see the interesting displays at Paphos Ethnographic Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take in the pleasant sights at Paphos Harbour and Port.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paphos day trip site.

You can drive from Ayia Napa to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Paphos can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Aphrodite's Rock, Coral Bay
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock

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