7 days in Cyprus Itinerary
7 days in Cyprus Itinerary
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Sun, Nov 3 - Sat, Nov 9
Ayia Napa — 1 night
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.On the 4th (Mon), stroll through Nissi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke.
For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ayia Napa road trip website.
Adelaide, Australia to Ayia Napa is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Ayia Napa due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Paphos.
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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.Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, take in the pleasant sights at Paphos Harbour and Port, then take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock, and finally explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Coral Bay, and then explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings.
To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paphos travel route builder tool.
Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Paphos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough 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.Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery, explore the historical opulence of Kyrenia Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle.
For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kyrenia day trip planner.
Getting from Paphos to Kyrenia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough 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.