8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
1
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kyrenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Cairo

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, Wooden Pub, Kolossi Castle, and other attractions. When in Paphos, make a side trip to see Aphrodite's Rock in Kouklia, approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paphos Municipal Beach, tee off at Aphrodite Hills Golf Course, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kings Avenue Mall.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paphos trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Paphos is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Cairo in August, plan for little chillier days in Paphos, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kouklia, Kolossi Castle, Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Pafos Zoo ©
Pafos Zoo
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock

2
nights
Kyrenia

Kyrenia ©
Famous for its natural port and Byzantine castle, Kyrenia is not only a lovely old Venetian town, but also the most visited tourist destination in Northern Cyprus.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Bellapais Monastery, then explore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Kyrenia Castle. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Buyuk Han, then steep yourself in history at Mavi Kosk - Blue House, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kyrenia Harbour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kyrenia itinerary maker.

Getting from Paphos to Kyrenia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Paphos in August, expect nights in Kyrenia to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nicosia, Mavi Kosk - Blue House
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Kyrenia Harbour ©
Kyrenia Harbour

2
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.
Explore Ayia Napa's surroundings by going to Larnaka City (Hala Sultan Tekke & Saint Lazarus Church). There's much more to do: stroll through Nissi Beach, make a splash at Blue Lagoon, kick back and relax at Konnos Bay, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ayia Napa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Ayia Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Kyrenia in August, you will find days in Ayia Napa are little chillier (39°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Protaras, Larnaca
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling

Similar Plans

10 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Cyprus SEE PLAN October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM EGYPT February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM SLOVAKIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM EGYPT July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Cyprus SEE PLAN October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM HUNGARY July, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM NIGERIA September, culture, outdoors, beaches, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Cyprus BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 43 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans