7 days in Cyprus Itinerary

7 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Kyrenia — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Kyrenia Harbour, explore the ancient world of Bellapais Monastery, and then explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyrenia trip itinerary maker.

Nicosia to Kyrenia is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Paphos.
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Paphos — 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paphos: Limassol City (Kolossi Castle & Kourion), Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia) and The Sanctuary Of Apollo (in Episkopi). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, go for a walk through Paphos Harbour and Port, explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Caves, and examine the collection at Byzantine Museum.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paphos day trip site.

Traveling by car from Kyrenia to Paphos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Paphos, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Larnaca.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Larnaca — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, then get in on the family fun at Camel Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Larnaka Salt Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, then delve into the distant past at Kition Archaeological Site, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Larnaca trip builder app.

You can drive from Paphos to Larnaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Larnaca are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks
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Cyprus travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Churches
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.