8 days in Northern Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Northern Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Cyprus holiday maker

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Kyrenia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Famagusta
— 2 nights
Drive to Larnaca International Airport, Fly to Sofia

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Kyrenia

— 5 nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Kyrenia Harbour and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saint Hilarion Castle and Ancient Shipwreck Museum. Take a break from Kyrenia with a short trip to Korineum Golf and Country Club in Esentepe, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery, explore the historical opulence of Buffavento Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Alagadi Turtle Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kyrenia online travel route planner.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Kyrenia is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sofia in February: high temperatures in Kyrenia hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Famagusta.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Famagusta

— 2 nights

City of 365 Churches

Just east of the capital sits Famagusta, an ancient port city with archaeological attractions, as well as an abandoned quarter that is popular among tourists as a symbol of the conflict between Turks and Greeks.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Ay Trias Bassilica, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Ghost Town Varosha, step into the grandiose world of Othello Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinan Pasa Mosque, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Salamis Ancient City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Famagusta City Walls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Apostolos Varnavas, then contemplate the long history of Sea Gate, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Famagusta day trip site.

You can drive from Kyrenia to Famagusta in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Famagusta

Historic Sites
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