15 days in Cyprus Itinerary

15 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Ayia Napa
— 5 nights
— 3 nights
— 6 nights


Ayia Napa

— 5 nights
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Nissi Beach and Konnos Bay. Outdoor Folk Art Museum For Traditional Crafts and Thalassa Municipal Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Ayia Napa's surroundings by going to Famagusta (Salamis Ancient City, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, &more). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, head outdoors with Cape Greco, tour the pleasant surroundings at Makronissos Beach, and explore the world behind art at Traditional house.

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Exeter, UK to Ayia Napa is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exeter to Ayia Napa. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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— 3 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.
Bellapais Monastery and Saint Hilarion Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at The Cyprus Museum and Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Nicosia to Kyrenia to see Alagadi Turtle Beach about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Byzantine Museum, take a stroll through Ledra Street Crossing Point, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Buyuk Han.

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You can drive from Ayia Napa to Nicosia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

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— 6 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.
Visit Tombs of the Kings and Kolossi Castle for their historical value. Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and Paphos Ethnographic Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Kourion (in Limassol City), Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia) and Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion). Make the 15th (Wed) a rough and rugged day at local off-road trails. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station, and don't miss a visit to Paphos Harbour and Port.

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You can drive from Nicosia to Paphos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Nicosia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Paphos, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Cyprus travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Castles
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.