8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bellapais Monastery and Saint Hilarion Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mavi Kosk - Blue House and Church of Antiphonitis. When in Kyrenia, make a side trip to see Agros Safari in Agros, approximately Agros away. There's more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kyrenia is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Kyrenia due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for warmer days in Kyrenia, with highs around 43°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Larnaca.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the historical opulence of Othello Castle. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Stavrovouni Monastery, delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nissi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus.

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Getting from Kyrenia to Larnaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kyrenia in July: highs in Larnaca hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car 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.
Tombs of the Kings and Paphos Harbour Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Paphos with an excursion to Akamas Peninsula National Park in Neo Chorion--about 56 minutes away. Make the 30th (Sat) a rough and rugged day at local off-road trails. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and examine the collection at Paphos Ethnographic Museum.

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Drive from Larnaca to Paphos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Paphos are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Cyprus travel guide

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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.