9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Nicosia
— 2 nights
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Paphos
— 4 nights
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Protaras
— 2 nights
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ancient Shipwreck Museum and Buyuk Han. Venture out of the city with trips to Larnaca (The Juices Cycles, Church of Saint Lazarus, &more), Famagusta (Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque & Salamis Ancient City) and Bellapais Monastery (in Kyrenia). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Temple Of Virgin Mary Faneromenis.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nicosia planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Nicosia is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dubai in March: high temperatures in Nicosia hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Paphos.
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Paphos — 4 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The House of Dionysus and Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery (in Pano Panayia) and Pissouri Beach (in Pissouri). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, go for a walk through Paphos Harbour and Port, step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paphos trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Paphos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Paphos are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) 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 1st (Sat): make a trip to Sculpture Park, explore the activities along Ayia Napa Harbour, then take some stellar pictures from Cape Greco View Point, and finally go for a walk through Cape Greco National Forest Park. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Landa Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Protaras online trip builder.

You can drive from Paphos to Protaras in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Protaras can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly 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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