8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Kouklia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kuwait 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 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Kyrenia Castle.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kyrenia trip itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kyrenia is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Kyrenia due to the time zone difference. In August, Kyrenia is a bit cooler than Kuwait City - with highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Cyprus Museum
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum

1
night
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, don't miss a visit to Trooditissa monastery, then examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pedoulas driving holiday planner .

Drive from Kyrenia to Pedoulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Kyrenia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pedoulas, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Kouklia.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Troodos
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church
Mount Olympus ©
Mount Olympus

2
nights
Kouklia

Kouklia ©
Visit Kouklia and explore a world where legends, history, and traditions come together in a picturesque natural environment.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Bay, then explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, and finally explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Pissouri Beach, then explore the ancient world of Kolossi Castle, and then delve into the distant past at Kourion.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kouklia journey builder website .

Drive from Pedoulas to Kouklia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. August in Kouklia sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Kouklia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Limassol, Paphos, Coral Bay, Pissouri Beach
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nissi Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Saint Lazarus and Hala Sultan Tekke. There's still lots to do: stroll through Fig Tree Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias, steep yourself in history at Zenobia Wreck, and explore the activities along Konnos Bay.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ayia Napa tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Kouklia to Ayia Napa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. August in Ayia Napa sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Protaras, Larnaca
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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