13 days in Cyprus Itinerary

13 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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13 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Limassol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Protaras
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Newark

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tombs of the Kings and Paphos Harbour Castle. Get in touch with nature at Coral Bay and Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station. Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas) and Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panagia Theoskepasti, learn about winemaking at Tsangarides Winery, and don't miss a visit to The House of Dionysus.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paphos sightseeing app .

Newark, USA to Paphos is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Paphos

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Akamas Peninsula National Park, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, 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

3
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kourion and Kolossi Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Aphrodite's Rock and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Stavrovouni Monastery (in Pyrga) and Larnaca (Church of Saint Lazarus, Finikoudes Beach, & more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, step into the grandiose world of Limassol Castle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pissouri Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Limassol driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Paphos to Limassol in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Limassol

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Larnaca, Pissouri, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Stavrovouni Monastery, Aphrodite's Rock
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Finikoudes Beach ©
Finikoudes Beach
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Kourion ©
Kourion

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery, then step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kyrenia route site .

You can drive from Limassol to Kyrenia in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Limassol in July, expect nights in Kyrenia to be about the same, around 74°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 98°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of Profitis Elias and Ayia Napa Monastery. Visit Fig Tree Bay and Konnos Bay for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Makronissos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nissi Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon.

Make your Protaras itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Kyrenia to Protaras in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Kyrenia in July, you will find days in Protaras are slightly colder (92°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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