8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Larnaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Paphos
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
Larnaca

Larnaca ©
Situated on the southernmost coast of Cyprus, the 6,000-year-old city of Larnaka features a bustling promenade full of bars, cafes, restaurants, and plenty of spots in the sun.
Explore hidden gems such as Landa Beach and Famagusta City Walls. Get some historical perspective at Salamis Ancient City and Othello Castle. Explore Larnaca's surroundings by going to Ayia Napa (Cape Greco National Forest Park & Nissi Beach), Fig Tree Bay (in Protaras) and Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque (in Famagusta). There's still lots to do: stroll through Mackenzie Beach, stop by Studio Ceramics, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Larnaca day trip planning website .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Larnaca is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Ljubljana to Larnaca, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Larnaca is somewhat warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Larnaca

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Famagusta, Ayia Napa, Fig Tree Bay
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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Salamis Ancient City ©
Salamis Ancient City
Famagusta City Walls ©
Famagusta City Walls
Landa Beach ©
Landa Beach

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church and Tombs of the Kings. Get a sense of the local culture at Vouni Panayia Winery and Kato Paphos Archaeological Park. Change things up with a short trip to Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos in Pedoulas (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and admire all the interesting features of Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paphos driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Larnaca to Paphos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Paphos can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Coral Bay
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
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Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church ©
Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church
The House of Dionysus ©
The House of Dionysus

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