9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Shuttle:  21​h 30​min
1
Nicosia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Limassol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Protaras
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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 22nd (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kyrenia Harbour, and then contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, and finally kick back and relax at Finikoudes Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nicosia, use our trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Nicosia is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Nicosia is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Nicosia: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle

3
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Venture out of the city with trips to Paphos (Paphos Harbour Castle, Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, &more), Coral Bay (in Peyia) and Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia). It doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Kourion and look for gifts at Loukoumia Arsinoe.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Limassol trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Limassol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nicosia in September, expect nights in Limassol to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Limassol

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Paphos, Loukoumia Arsinoe, Coral Bay, Aphrodite's Rock
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

2
nights
Protaras

Protaras ©
Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
On the 27th (Sun), get great views at Cape Greco National Forest Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, then explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Konnos Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Protaras journey planner.

Traveling by car from Limassol to Protaras takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Protaras can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach

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