39 days in Cyprus Itinerary

39 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Larnaca
— 5 nights
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Pissouri
— 2 nights
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Paphos
— 9 nights
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Omodos
— 3 nights
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Pedoulas
— 2 nights
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Kyrenia
— 6 nights
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Nicosia
— 5 nights
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Ayia Napa
— 5 nights
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Larnaca — 5 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.
Explore Larnaca's surroundings by going to Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum (in Kato Dhrys), Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site (in Kalavasos) and Famagusta (Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque & St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus, enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, make a trip to Emira Pottery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Larnaka Salt Lake.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Larnaca driving holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Larnaca is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Larnaca due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Larnaca reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pissouri.
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Pissouri — 2 nights

Combining a scenic coastline and an atmosphere of traditional hospitality, Pissouri is the perfect destination for a true Cypriot experience.
On the 9th (Sun), tee off at Aphrodite Hills Golf Course, then explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, and then tee off at Secret Valley Golf Club. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Kouklia Arts Centre, stop by O'Vrakas Gifts, delve into the distant past at The Sanctuary Of Apollo, then see the interesting displays at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, and finally examine the collection at Pastelli Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pissouri trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Larnaca to Pissouri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Paphos.
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Paphos — 9 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Aphrodite Trail (in Latchi), Limassol City (Limassol Castle, Kolossi Castle, &more) and Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, do some rugged touring at local off-road trails, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Coral Bay.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paphos day trip planning website.

Getting from Pissouri to Paphos by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Omodos.
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Omodos — 3 nights

Omodos is a village in the Troödos Mountains of Cyprus. Get out of town with these interesting Omodos side-trips: Agros (Agros Safari & Nikis Sweets Factory). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timios Stavros Monastery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Troodos Mountains, admire the sheer force of Caledonia Waterfalls, and learn about winemaking at Nelion Winery.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Omodos vacation builder app.

You can drive from Paphos to Omodos in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. In October in Omodos, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) 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 23rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Folkloric Museum, examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then relax and rejuvenate at Myrianthousa Spa at Casale Panayiotis, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, and finally delve into the distant past at Soli Ruinen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Artemis Nature Trail, see the interesting displays at Cyprus Railways Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palia Kakopetria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pedoulas trip site.

Traveling by car from Omodos to Pedoulas takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Pedoulas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kyrenia.
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Kyrenia — 6 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 out of town with these interesting Kyrenia side-trips: Kantara Castle (in Trikomo), Minia Kibris (in Tatlisu) and Mavi Kosk - Blue House (in Guzelyurt). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle, tee off at Korineum Golf and Country Club, don't miss a visit to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, and contemplate the long history of Church of Antiphonitis.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kyrenia travel route planning tool.

Drive from Pedoulas to Kyrenia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nicosia.
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Nicosia — 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nicosia: Chrysospiliotissa Church (in Deftera) and Monastery of Saint Herakleidios (in Politiko). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, don't miss a visit to Panagia tou Machairas, admire the striking features of Buyuk Han, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. John Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Nicosia trip planner.

You can drive from Kyrenia to Nicosia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Nicosia, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.
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Ayia Napa — 5 nights

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ayia Napa: Famagusta (Salamis Ancient City & Famagusta City Walls). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Nissi Beach, get in on the family fun at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ayia Napa trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Nicosia to Ayia Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) 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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