8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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1
Paphos
— 2 nights
2
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights
3
Nicosia
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay, and finally take a memorable excursion with Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kolossi Castle, thendelve into the distant past at Panagia of Sintis, and finally see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paphos journey planner.

London, UK to Paphos is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from London in September, expect Paphos to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aphrodite's Rock, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Coral Bay, Kolossi Castle
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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.
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, stroll through Fig Tree Bay, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and find something for the whole family at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Ayia Napa itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paphos to Ayia Napa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Protaras
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

2
nights
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 27th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery, thenexplore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): cruise around with Sayious Adventure Park and then get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nicosia day trip planner.

You can drive from Ayia Napa to Nicosia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kyrenia, Larnaca, Sayious Adventure Park
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle

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