8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Paphos
— 3 nights
2
Nicosia
— 2 nights
3
Protaras
— 2 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paphos: Kourion (in Limassol City) and Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, take a pleasant ride with Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch, explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, and stop by The Little Shop.

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Inverness, UK to Paphos is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Inverness in November, expect Paphos to be much hotter, temps between 27°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Bellapais Monastery, then step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, then explore the activities along Larnaka Salt Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, and finally delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nicosia trip site.

Traveling by car from Paphos to Nicosia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nicosia when traveling from Paphos in December, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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

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Protaras

Protaras ©
Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Konnos Bay, then go for a walk through Cape Greco National Forest Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Protaras day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Protaras takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. December in Protaras sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Traditional house
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

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