8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cyprus route maker

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Paphos
— 4 nights
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Larnaca
— 3 nights
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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.
Head to Kings Avenue Mall and Kivotos Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Coral Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paphos: Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas), Limassol City (Limassol Castle & Kolossi Castle) and Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul, delve into the distant past at The House of Dionysus, examine the collection at The Grivas Monument and Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paphos trip itinerary builder app.

Athens, Greece to Paphos is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. In March, daily temperatures in Paphos can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Larnaca.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

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Larnaca

— 3 nights
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.
Head to Ledra Street Crossing Point and Art by Theo Michaelfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Konnos Bay and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Larnaca's surroundings by going to Famagusta (Salamis Ancient City, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, &more) and Buyuk Han (in Nicosia). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Larnaca online journey planner.

You can drive from Paphos to Larnaca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Larnaca are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Churches
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.