8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Prague

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.
Explore Paphos' surroundings by going to Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia) and Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore and take pictures at Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch, and go for a walk through Paphos Harbour and Port.

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Prague, Czech Republic to Paphos is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Paphos is 1 hour. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Prague in December: highs in Paphos hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Aphrodite's Rock, Coral Bay, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
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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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ayia Napa: The Cyprus Museum (in Nicosia) and Larnaca (Church of Saint Lazarus, Hala Sultan Tekke, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon, stroll through Fig Tree Bay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ayia Napa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paphos to Ayia Napa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Ayia Napa are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Larnaca, Protaras, The Cyprus Museum
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): make a trip to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kyrenia Harbour, then delve into the distant past at Saint Hilarion Castle, and finally delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Kyrenia online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Kyrenia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kyrenia are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Kyrenia Harbour ©
Kyrenia Harbour

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