16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
1
Limassol
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Peyia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kyrenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Protaras
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Limassol: Larnaca (Every Day Is A Gift, Larnaka Salt Lake, & more), Stavrovouni Monastery (in Pyrga) and Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Kourion, step into the grandiose world of Kolossi Castle, explore the ancient world of Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, and cool off at Fasouri Watermania Water Park.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Limassol road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Limassol is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Peyia.

Things to do in Limassol

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Larnaca, Camel Park, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Aphrodite's Rock, Stavrovouni Monastery
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Kourion ©
Kourion
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle

3
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
Get out of town with these interesting Peyia side-trips: Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark (in Paphos) and Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion).

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Traveling by car from Limassol to Peyia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Peyia sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Paphos, Akamas Peninsula National Park
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings

1
night
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum, examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then make a trip to Monastery of Panayia Trikoukkia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pedoulas tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Peyia to Pedoulas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In August, daytime highs in Pedoulas are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Monastery of Panayia Trikoukkia, Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church
Folkloric Museum ©
Folkloric Museum

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyrenia: Nicosia (The Cyprus Museum, Selimiye Mosque, & more), Kantara Castle (in Trikomo) and Famagusta (Othello Castle & Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Saint Hilarion Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Antiphonitis, don't miss a visit to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, and contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kyrenia vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Pedoulas to Kyrenia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Pedoulas in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Kyrenia, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Nicosia, Famagusta, Kantara Castle, Mavi Kosk - Blue House
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Kyrenia Harbour ©
Kyrenia Harbour

4
nights
Protaras

Protaras ©
Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Step out of Protaras to go to Famagusta and see Salamis Ancient City, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nissi Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias, and make a trip to Sea Caves.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Protaras online holiday planner .

You can drive from Kyrenia to Protaras in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Kyrenia in August, expect nights in Protaras to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are slightly colder, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Salamis Ancient City
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach

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