10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  9​h
1
Paphos
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Limassol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Larnaca
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Famagusta
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
6
Nicosia
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
7
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Zagreb

1
day
Paphos

Paphos ©
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.
On the 20th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, then kick back and relax at Coral Bay, and finally explore and take pictures at Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paphos day trip planning app .

Zagreb, Croatia to Paphos is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zagreb to Paphos due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zagreb in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Paphos, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Limassol.

Things to do in Paphos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Coral Bay
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

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nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
On the 21st (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Limassol Castle, go for a stroll along the water at Limassol Marina, explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, then explore the ancient world of The Sanctuary Of Apollo, and finally steep yourself in history at Kourion. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, examine the collection at Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site, then delve into the distant past at Kolossi Castle, and finally cool off at Fasouri Watermania Water Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Limassol online trip builder .

You can drive from Paphos to Limassol in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Larnaca.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site, Aphrodite's Rock, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle

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Larnaca

Larnaca ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, then explore the activities along Larnaka Salt Lake, then enjoy the sand and surf at Finikoudes Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Larnaca trip builder website .

Getting from Limassol to Larnaca by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In June, daytime highs in Larnaca are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Larnaca

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Hala Sultan Tekke ©
Hala Sultan Tekke

2
nights
Ayia Napa

Ayia Napa ©
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Fig Tree Bay, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then explore the activities along Konnos Bay.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ayia Napa online vacation maker .

Getting from Larnaca to Ayia Napa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June in Ayia Napa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Famagusta.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Protaras
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling

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night
Famagusta

Famagusta ©
Just east of the capital sits Famagusta, an ancient port city with archaeological attractions, as well as an abandoned quarter that is popular among tourists as a symbol of the conflict between Turks and Greeks.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Famagusta City Walls, explore the historical opulence of Othello Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Salamis Ancient City.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Famagusta itinerary planning site .

Famagusta is just a short distance from Ayia Napa. In June, daily temperatures in Famagusta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Nicosia.

Things to do in Famagusta

Historic Sites
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Salamis Ancient City ©
Salamis Ancient City
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque ©
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque
Famagusta City Walls ©
Famagusta City Walls

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Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
On the 27th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St. John Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Phaneromeni Church, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, contemplate the long history of Buyuk Han, then wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nicosia route website .

You can take a bus from Famagusta to Nicosia in an hour. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Nicosia can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Buyuk Han ©
Buyuk Han
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Selimiye Mosque ©
Selimiye Mosque

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Kyrenia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Bellapais Monastery, then take a tour by water with Vela Yachting, and then delve into the distant past at Saint Hilarion Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kyrenia tour builder .

Kyrenia is just a stone's throw from Nicosia. In June, daytime highs in Kyrenia are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Transportation Tours Outdoors
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Vela Yachting ©
Vela Yachting
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

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