8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  9​h
1
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Paphos
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salamis Ancient City and Church of Profitis Elias. Visit Nissi Beach and Konnos Bay for some beach relaxation. Explore Ayia Napa's surroundings by going to Larnaca (Church of Saint Lazarus & Hala Sultan Tekke), Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement (in Choirokoitia) and Monastery of Apostolos Varnavas (in Famagusta). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ayia Napa online visit planner .

London, UK to Ayia Napa is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from London to Ayia Napa, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Ayia Napa hover around 27°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Protaras, Famagusta, Larnaca, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Salamis Ancient City ©
Salamis Ancient City

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 13th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Kyrenia Harbour, then explore the historical opulence of Kyrenia Castle, and finally delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kyrenia trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Ayia Napa to Kyrenia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Kyrenia

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tombs of the Kings and Byzantine Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kato Paphos Archaeological Park and The House of Dionysus. When in Paphos, make a side trip to see Akamas Peninsula National Park in Neo Chorion, approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Coral Bay, explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station, and get out on two wheels at STS Motor Rentals.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paphos trip planner .

You can drive from Kyrenia to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Coral Bay, Akamas Peninsula National Park
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Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

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