35 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus travel planner
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Paphos
— 17 nights
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Pedoulas
— 3 nights
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Kyrenia
— 5 nights
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Larnaca
— 9 nights
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Paphos — 17 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pissouri (Pissouri Beach & Barefoot Designs), Kouklia (Aphrodite Hills Golf Course, Aphrodite's Rock, &more) and Aphrodite Trail (in Latchi). On the 7th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, hunt for treasures at Traditional Cypriot Craft Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Neophytos Monastery, and make a trip to The House of Dionysus.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paphos planner.

Manchester, UK to Paphos is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Paphos, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in January; daily highs in Paphos reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pedoulas.
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Pedoulas — 3 nights

Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pedoulas: Ekfraseis Winery (in Chandria), Monolithos Winery (in Pachna) and Timios Stavros Monastery (in Omodos). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, delve into the distant past at Soli Ruinen, get to know the fascinating history of Palia Kakopetria, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Myrianthousa Spa at Casale Panayiotis.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Pedoulas day trip planner.

Drive from Paphos to Pedoulas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kyrenia.
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Kyrenia — 5 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.
Explore Kyrenia's surroundings by going to Kantara Castle (in Trikomo) and Mavi Kosk - Blue House (in Guzelyurt). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Bellapais Monastery, contemplate the waterfront views at Kyrenia Harbour, make a trip to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, and learn about winemaking at Etel Winery.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kyrenia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pedoulas to Kyrenia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Pedoulas in January: high temperatures in Kyrenia hover around 17°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Larnaca.
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Larnaca — 9 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Larnaca: Ayia Napa (Cape Greco National Forest Park, Ayia Napa Monastery, &more), Nicosia (A. G. Leventis Gallery, The Cyprus Museum, &more) and Famagusta (Sinan Pasa Mosque, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus, contemplate the long history of Zenobia Wreck, head outdoors with Piale Pasha, and kick back and relax at Finikoudes Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Larnaca day trip planning website.

Getting from Kyrenia to Larnaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kyrenia in January since evenings lows in Larnaca dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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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