7 days in Cyprus Itinerary
7 days in Cyprus Itinerary
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Sun, Oct 20 - Sat, Oct 26
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.Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon.
For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Larnaca trip planner.
London, UK to Larnaca is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Larnaca due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in Larnaca at 31°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kyrenia.
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Kyrenia — 1 night
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 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangelos Michael Church, then contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery, then explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour, and finally make a trip to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque.
To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kyrenia trip builder website.
You can drive from Larnaca to Kyrenia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Paphos.
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Paphos — 3 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: Kourion (in Limassol City), Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas) and Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, take a memorable tour with Tours, trot along with Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch, and explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle.
To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paphos online itinerary planner.
You can drive from Kyrenia to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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.