8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Famagusta
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pedoulas
— 2 nights
Drive + bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Paphos
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

1
day
Famagusta

Famagusta ©
Just east of the capital sits Famagusta, an ancient port city with archaeological attractions, as well as an abandoned quarter that is popular among tourists as a symbol of the conflict between Turks and Greeks.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Apostolos Varnavas, steep yourself in history at Sea Gate, contemplate the long history of Ay Trias Bassilica, step into the grandiose world of Othello Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, and finally contemplate the long history of Famagusta City Walls.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Famagusta trip itinerary maker .

London, UK to Famagusta is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Famagusta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get a bit warmer in Famagusta: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Famagusta

Historic Sites
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Salamis Ancient City ©
Salamis Ancient City
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque ©
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque
Famagusta City Walls ©
Famagusta City Walls

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 8th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Karaoglanoglu Sehitligi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Antiphonitis, then take an in-depth tour of Ancient Shipwreck Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Kyrenia Castle, and finally make a trip to Baldoken ottoman graveyard.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kyrenia online route planner .

Getting from Famagusta to Kyrenia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Museums
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Church of Antiphonitis ©
Church of Antiphonitis
Ancient Shipwreck Museum ©
Ancient Shipwreck Museum
Kyrenia Castle ©
Kyrenia Castle

2
nights
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia tou Moutoulla, then examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then explore the world behind art at Folkloric Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timios Stavros Monastery, contemplate the long history of Lania Village, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agios Sozomenos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Archangelos Michail, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangelos Michael Church.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pedoulas tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Pedoulas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. February in Pedoulas sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Timios Stavros Monastery, Lania Village, Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, Panagia tou Moutoulla, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
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Painted Churches in the Troodos Region ©
Lania Village ©
Lania Village
Timios Stavros Monastery ©
Timios Stavros Monastery

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.
Popular historic sites such as The House of Dionysus and Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul and Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pissouri), Fyti Weaving Museum (in Fyti) and Kouklia Arts Centre (in Kouklia). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Agia Ekaterini, sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, don't miss a visit to Saint Paul's Pillar, and take in the exciting artwork at Chakra Art Gallery Paphos.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paphos trip builder site .

Drive from Pedoulas to Paphos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In February in Paphos, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Kouklia Arts Centre, Fyti Weaving Museum, Agia Ekaterini
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Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church ©
Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church
Fyti Weaving Museum ©
Fyti Weaving Museum

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