8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth
+2
train + Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
Ayia Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kyrenia
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Paphos
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Bournemouth

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias, and then stroll through Nissi Beach. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Konnos Bay.

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Bournemouth, UK to Ayia Napa is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bournemouth to Ayia Napa. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bournemouth in June; daily highs in Ayia Napa reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Kyrenia Castle, then explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour, and finally step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kyrenia trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Kyrenia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kyrenia can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Kyrenia

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

4
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.
Visit Tombs of the Kings and Kourion for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park and Paphos Harbour Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas), Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site (in Kalavasos) and Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement (in Choirokoitia). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Coral Bay, explore the ancient world of Kolossi Castle, make a trip to The House of Dionysus, and sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paphos trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Paphos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Kyrenia in June, plan for little chillier days in Paphos, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Limassol, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Coral Bay
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

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