9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly + shuttle:  1​h 45​min
1
Nicosia
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Paphos
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Protaras
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Beirut

1
day
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
On the 25th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Centre of Visual Arts and Research, don't miss a visit to Buyuk Han, then take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, and finally wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Nicosia trip planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Nicosia is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. When traveling from Beirut in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nicosia: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Ledra Street Crossing Point ©
Ledra Street Crossing Point
Buyuk Han ©
Buyuk Han

1
night
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
On the 26th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Archangelos Michael Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia tou Moutoulla, and finally see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pedoulas trip planner .

You can drive from Nicosia to Pedoulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nicosia in August, expect nights in Pedoulas to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Panagia tou Moutoulla, Mount Olympus
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church
Panagia tou Moutoulla ©
Panagia tou Moutoulla

4
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.
Relax by the water at Coral Bay and Pissouri Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tombs of the Kings and Kolossi Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paphos: Limassol (Kikis Pandechis Pottery, AQUA Shop, & more) and Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Kings Avenue Mall, step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, don't miss a visit to The House of Dionysus, and delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paphos trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Pedoulas to Paphos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Paphos can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Limassol, Pissouri Beach, Kikis Pandechis Pottery, Aphrodite's Rock, 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
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.
Visit Church of Profitis Elias and Ayia Napa Monastery for their historical value. Visit Fig Tree Bay and Nissi Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Makronissos Beach, explore the activities along Konnos Bay, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kapparris Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Protaras road trip tool .

Drive from Paphos to Protaras in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Kapparris Beach
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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