11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  8​h
1
Paphos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nicosia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Protaras
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Marine Divers and Latchi Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Lady's Mile Beach (in Akrotiri), Kourion Beach (in Limassol) and Latchi Watersports Centre (in Latchi). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Saint Paul's Pillar, kick back and relax at St George Beach, and examine the collection at Byzantine Museum.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paphos trip builder site .

Valletta, Malta to Paphos is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Valletta to Paphos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nicosia.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Latchi, Lady's Mile Beach, Kourion Beach
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Lady's Mile Beach ©
Lady's Mile Beach
Kourion Beach ©
Kourion Beach
Latchi Beach ©
Latchi Beach

3
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alpha Divers and Buyuk Han. Explore Nicosia's surroundings by going to Archangelos Michael Church (in Pedoulas), Kyrenia (Alagadi Turtle Beach & Diana Beach) and Larnaca (Mackenzie Beach & Finikoudes Beach). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Selimiye Mosque and slough off your stress at Buyuk Hamam.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nicosia vacation maker website .

Drive from Paphos to Nicosia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Paphos in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nicosia: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Nicosia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia, Archangelos Michael Church
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Mackenzie Beach ©
Mackenzie Beach
Alagadi Turtle Beach ©
Alagadi Turtle Beach

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Landa Beach and Sea Caves. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Glyki Nero Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantachou Beach, have fun at The Pottery Place, and make a short side trip with Aphrodite II - Summer Line Cruises.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Protaras road trip website .

You can drive from Nicosia to Protaras in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Protaras can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Landa Beach ©
Landa Beach
Glyki Nero Beach ©
Glyki Nero Beach
Ayia Thekla Beach ©
Ayia Thekla Beach

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