5 days in Cyprus Itinerary
Fly to Larnaca, Bus to Paphos
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Sun, Jul 17 - Thu, Jul 21
Paphos — 2 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.Step out of Paphos to go to Neo Chorion and see Akamas Peninsula National Park, which is approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, stroll through Coral Bay, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle.
For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paphos trip planner.
Vilnius, Lithuania to Paphos is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, Paphos is somewhat warmer than Vilnius - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough 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 20th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay. On the next day, stroll through Nissi Beach and then get in on the family fun at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ayia Napa trip planner.
Getting from Paphos to Ayia Napa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ayia Napa can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Cyprus travel guide
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.