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
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Paphos
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

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, nature, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Nissi Beach, cool off at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus, kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, and explore the activities along Konnos Bay.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ayia Napa trip itinerary planning tool .

London, UK to Ayia Napa is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Ayia Napa reach 39°C and lows reach 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Protaras
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paphos: Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion), Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia) and Kolossi Castle (in Limassol). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, and examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paphos travel route builder website .

You can drive from Ayia Napa to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Paphos sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Aphrodite's Rock, Kolossi Castle, Coral Bay
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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

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