5 days in Lefke & Northern Cyprus Itinerary

5 days in Lefke & Northern Cyprus Itinerary

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Drive to Ercan International Airport, Fly to Antalya International Airport, Drive to Isparta


Lefke — 1 night

On the 25th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangelos Michael Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, then examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, and finally delve into the distant past at Soli Ruinen.

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Isparta, Turkey to Lefke is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Isparta to Lefke due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Isparta in July: high temperatures in Lefke hover around 43°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Famagusta.
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Famagusta — 1 night

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 27th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Famagusta City Walls, then admire the landmark architecture of Salamis Ancient City, and finally explore the historical opulence of Othello Castle.

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You can drive from Lefke to Famagusta in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Lefke in July, plan for slightly colder days in Famagusta, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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 28th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle, then contemplate the long history of Kyrenia Castle, and then explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Alagadi Turtle Beach and then steep yourself in history at Bellapais Monastery.

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Traveling by car from Famagusta to Kyrenia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Famagusta in July, expect nights in Kyrenia to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 43°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.
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