9 days in Cyprus & Malta Itinerary

9 days in Cyprus & Malta Itinerary

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Protaras, Cyprus
— 2 nights
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Paphos, Cyprus
— 2 nights
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Valletta, Malta
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Protaras, Cyprus

— 2 nights

Land of Windmills

Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias, enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Taste of Life, enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, then explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, and finally kick back and relax at Konnos Bay.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Protaras trip itinerary planning app.

Paris, France to Protaras is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Protaras due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in June; daily highs in Protaras reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Paphos, Cyprus

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panagia Theoskepasti, explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, and finally make a trip to Paphos Harbour and Port. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Bay, then see the interesting displays at Paphos Ethnographic Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paphos trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Protaras to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Paphos are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Valletta, Malta

— 4 nights

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Valletta is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, learn about all things military at Fort Rinella, delve into the distant past at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Valletta tour planning app.

You can fly from Paphos to Valletta in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paphos to Valletta. In June, daytime highs in Valletta are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

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Cyprus travel guide

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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.

Malta travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.