10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Paphos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kyrenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Protaras
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Dublin

2
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: Limassol (Kourion & Fasouri Watermania Water Park). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, get interesting insight from Coral Bay Divers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, and browse the different shops at Kings Avenue Mall.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paphos trip itinerary builder tool .

Dublin, Ireland to Paphos is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dublin to Paphos, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dublin in October, plan for much hotter days in Paphos, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Limassol
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Kourion ©
Kourion

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 27th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Bellapais Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church, then get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, then soak in style at Buyuk Hamam, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Buyuk Han. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, then explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle, and then explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kyrenia trip planner .

Drive from Paphos to Kyrenia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kyrenia can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nicosia
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Protaras: Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement (in Choirokoitia) and Larnaca (Kition Archaeological Site, Church of Saint Lazarus, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias, cool off at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus, and stroll through Fig Tree Bay.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Protaras online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Protaras takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In October in Protaras, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Larnaca, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus

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