8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Larnaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nissi Beach and Konnos Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Fig Tree Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Larnaca: Church of Saint Charalambos (in Protaras) and The Cyprus Museum (in Nicosia). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavrovouni Monastery.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Larnaca trip planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Larnaca is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Larnaca. In September, Larnaca is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Protaras, Ayia Napa, Stavrovouni Monastery, The Cyprus Museum
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

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.
You'll explore and learn at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and Hambis Print Making Centre. Get some cultural insight at Tombs of the Kings and Kato Paphos Archaeological Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paphos: Kourion (in Limassol), Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia) and Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion). There's lots more to do: stroll through Coral Bay, explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paphos trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Larnaca to Paphos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Paphos can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Paphos

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aphrodite's Rock, Coral Bay, Hambis Print Making Centre, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

1
night
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 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Cyprus Car Museum, then contemplate the long history of Bellapais Monastery, then step into the grandiose world of Kyrenia Castle, and finally explore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kyrenia online road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Paphos to Kyrenia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Paphos in September, expect nights in Kyrenia to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cyprus Car Museum
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Kyrenia Castle ©
Kyrenia Castle

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