3 days in Northern Cyprus Itinerary

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Famagusta
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Kyrenia
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Famagusta — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Ghost Town Varosha, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, then steep yourself in history at Salamis Ancient City, and finally contemplate the long history of Famagusta City Walls.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Famagusta online sightseeing planner.

Larnaca to Famagusta is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In December in Famagusta, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kyrenia.
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Kyrenia — 2 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.
On the 10th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Ancient Shipwreck Museum, contemplate the long history of Kyrenia Castle, then explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour, and finally make a trip to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangelos Michael Church, then contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery, then step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, and finally learn about winemaking at Etel Winery.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kyrenia holiday website.

You can drive from Famagusta to Kyrenia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Kyrenia, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.
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