9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus visit planner

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Fly to Larnaca, Bus to Paphos
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Paphos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ayia Napa
— 4 nights
Fly

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Paphos

— 4 nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The House of Dionysus and Latchi Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Coral Bay and Mackenzie Beach. Explore Paphos' surroundings by going to Larnaca (Church of Saint Lazarus & Hala Sultan Tekke). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul, step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, and do some rugged touring at local off-road trails.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paphos trip maker site.

Bengaluru, India to Paphos is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect Paphos to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ayia Napa

— 4 nights
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Landa Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salamis Ancient City and Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque. Take a break from Ayia Napa with a short trip to Famagusta City Walls in Famagusta, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the world behind art at Traditional house, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ayia Napa trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Paphos to Ayia Napa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Churches
From sandy beaches to stone castles, and from bustling nightclubs to romantic tavernas, Cyprus is the perfect destination for those who seek a complete Mediterranean experience. Many civilizations have left their mark on the island's long and vibrant history, and consequently its customs, cuisine, and architecture. Beyond the divide between the predominantly Greek south and Turkish north, throughout the island you'll recognize Venetian, Genoese, British, and Middle Eastern influences. Of course, the main attraction that draws tourists from all over the world is the sunny coast, dotted with historical cities and fully equipped beaches. There is also a selection of peaceful villages, both inland and by the sea, where those looking for a more secluded holiday can retreat. A visit to the country's capital Nicosia, with its vibrant art and culture scene and numerous sightseeing opportunities, is definitely worth adding to your itinerary wherever you're staying.