8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus sightseeing planner
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Larnaca
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kyrenia
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Protaras
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with Podvodnyi Mir Scuba Diving, tour the pleasant surroundings at CTO Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oroklini Lake. On the next day, examine the collection at Kyriazis Medical Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Panagia Angeloktisti, then experience rural life at Golden Donkeys Farm, and finally make a trip to St. Thekla Monastery.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Larnaca trip itinerary planner.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Larnaca is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Sofia in September, things will get a bit warmer in Larnaca: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can 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.
Kids will enjoy Kourion Beach and Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Adonis Nature Trail and George's Ranch. Change things up with these side-trips from Paphos: Aphrodite's Beach (in Latchi), Kouklia Arts Centre (in Kouklia) and Pissouri Village Square (in Pissouri). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of St. Georgios Church, Basilica & Rock Tombs, indulge in some personalized pampering at Ambiental Touch, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nicholas Church, and examine the collection at The Steni Museum of Village Life.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paphos trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Larnaca to Paphos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Paphos sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Kyrenia.
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Kyrenia

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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyrenia day trip website.

You can drive from Paphos to Kyrenia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Paphos in September, expect nights in Kyrenia to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to Protaras.
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Protaras

Land of Windmills

Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Protaras trip planner.

Getting from Kyrenia to Protaras by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. In September, daily temperatures in Protaras can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel back home.
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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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.
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