8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Nicosia
— 1 night
2
Limassol City
— 3 nights
3
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights

1
night
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 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of Graces Churh, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus, then enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle, and then explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nicosia vacation maker site.

Antalya, Turkey to Nicosia is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Antalya to Nicosia due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Limassol City.

Things to do in Nicosia

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus

3
nights
Limassol City

Limassol City ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Venture out of the city with trips to Coral Bay (in Peyia), Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia) and Paphos (Paphos Harbour Castle, Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, &more). There's still lots to do: cool off at Fasouri Watermania Water Park, step into the grandiose world of Kolossi Castle, delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, and steep yourself in history at Kourion.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Limassol City driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Limassol City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nicosia in August: highs in Limassol City hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Limassol City

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Paphos, Coral Bay, Aphrodite's Rock, Loukoumia Arsinoe, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark ©
Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark

3
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.
Ayia Napa is known for beaches, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Konnos Bay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ayia Napa holiday builder.

You can drive from Limassol City to Ayia Napa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Ayia Napa sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Protaras
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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