6 days in Cyprus Itinerary
6 days in Cyprus Itinerary
Start: San Francisco
— 1 night
— 3 nights
End: San Francisco
Mon, Feb 18 - Sat, Feb 23
Nicosia — 1 night
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take a stroll through Ledra Street Crossing Point and then get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum.
For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nicosia online day trip planner.
San Francisco, USA to Nicosia is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. In February, daytime highs in Nicosia are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Larnaca.
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Larnaca — 3 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.On the 20th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Medieval Fort and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke, then explore the activities along Larnaka Salt Lake, then contemplate the long history of Salamis Ancient City, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque.
To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Larnaca itinerary planner.
You can drive from Nicosia to Larnaca in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. February in Larnaca sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Sat).
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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.