25 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Limassol City
— 2 nights
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Larnaca
— 3 nights
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Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
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Nicosia
— 3 nights
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Kyrenia
— 4 nights
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Pedoulas
— 2 nights
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Anogyra
— 1 night
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Paphos
— 6 nights
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Limassol City — 2 nights

The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Sanctuary Of Apollo and Limassol Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Cyprus Historic & Classic Motor Museum and Cyprus Wine Museum. When in Limassol City, make a side trip to see Aphrodite's Rock in Kouklia, approximately Kouklia away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Kolossi Castle, see the interesting displays at Cyprus Medical Museum, take in the waterfront at Promenade, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Limassol City trip itinerary builder site.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Limassol City is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, things will get a bit cooler in Limassol City: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Larnaca.
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Larnaca — 3 nights

Situated on the southernmost coast of Cyprus, the 6,000-year-old city of Larnaka features a bustling promenade full of bars, cafes, restaurants, and plenty of spots in the sun.
Get some historical perspective at Salamis Ancient City and St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum. Get some cultural insight at Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque and Church of Saint Lazarus. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Stavrovouni Monastery, contemplate the long history of Zenobia Wreck, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and look for gifts at Every Day Is A Gift.

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Drive from Limassol City to Larnaca in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Larnaca, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ayia Napa.
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Ayia Napa — 2 nights

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Ayia Napa Harbour, then kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayia -Thekla Chapel. On the next day, get great views at Cape Greco National Forest Park, get great views at Cape Greco View Point, then step into the grandiose world of Othello Castle, then contemplate the long history of Famagusta City Walls, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Monastery of Apostolos Varnavas.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ayia Napa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Larnaca to Ayia Napa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Ayia Napa sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nicosia.
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Nicosia — 3 nights

the last divided capital

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia and The Cyprus Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like A. G. Leventis Gallery and Buyuk Han. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John Cathedral, see the sky in a new way at Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, and admire the masterpieces at Byzantine Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nicosia trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Ayia Napa to Nicosia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Nicosia, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Kyrenia.
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Kyrenia — 4 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 some cultural insight at Mavi kosk and Kantara Castle. Get some historical perspective at Buffavento Castle and Mavi Kosk - Blue House. Take a break from Kyrenia with a short trip to Saint Mamas Church and Icon Museum in Guzelyurt, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Ancient Shipwreck Museum, contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church, and explore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle.

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You can drive from Nicosia to Kyrenia in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pedoulas.
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Pedoulas — 2 nights

Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, delve into the distant past at Soli Ruinen, then see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Metamorfosis tou Sotiros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Palia Kakopetria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery, and finally admire the sheer force of Caledonia Waterfalls.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pedoulas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Pedoulas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Pedoulas sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Anogyra.
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Anogyra — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): do a tasting at Zambartas Wineries, then examine the collection at Carob Museum and Factory - Mavros Chrysos, then examine the collection at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Pastelli Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Anogyra trip planner.

Drive from Pedoulas to Anogyra in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Paphos.
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Paphos — 6 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.
Appreciate the collections at The Grivas Monument and Museum and Byzantine Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The House of Dionysus and Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul. Venture out of the city with trips to Pano Panayia (Vouni Panayia Winery & Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery) and Sanctuary of Aphrodite (in Kouklia). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature & Parks, and don't miss a visit to Saint Paul's Pillar.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paphos road trip tool.

Drive from Anogyra to Paphos in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Cyprus travel guide

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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.
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