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Limassol City
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Limassol City — 1 night

The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Limassol City travel planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Limassol City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Geneva in November, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Limassol City: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Peyia.
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Peyia — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the pleasant sights at Paphos Harbour and Port, then make a trip to The House of Dionysus, then delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, and finally stop by The Little Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church, make a trip to Saint Paul's Pillar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul, and finally delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Peyia route maker app.

Getting from Limassol City to Peyia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in November, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.
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Nicosia — 2 nights

the last divided capital

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
On the 21st (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point, and then admire the landmark architecture of Buyuk Han. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Larnaka Salt Lake, stroll through Mackenzie Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Nicosia road trip planning website.

Getting from Peyia to Nicosia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Peyia in November since evenings lows in Nicosia dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Protaras.
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Protaras — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Landa Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Sea Caves. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Ayia Napa Harbour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Protaras road trip website.

Drive from Nicosia to Protaras in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Cyprus travel guide

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.