8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 15​min
1
Nicosia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Paphos
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): view the masterpieces at Gallery 37, take a stroll through Ledra Street Crossing Point, then shop like a local with Technis Dromena, and finally explore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Stavrovouni Monastery, then delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nicosia online trip itinerary maker .

London, UK to Nicosia is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for much hotter days in Nicosia, with highs around 43°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kyrenia, Stavrovouni Monastery, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Gallery 37 ©
Gallery 37
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, and then kick back and relax at Nissi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Konnos Bay and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Getting from Nicosia to Ayia Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Nicosia in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ayia Napa: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and Neldi Art Gallery. Visiting Coral Bay and Akamas Peninsula National Park will get you outdoors. Take a break from Paphos with a short trip to Aphrodite's Rock in Kouklia, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, take in the exciting artwork at Chakra Fine Art Gallery & Culture Centre, browse the different shops at Kings Avenue Mall, and stop by Aliathon Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paphos road trip website .

Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Paphos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Aphrodite's Rock, Coral Bay
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

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