11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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11 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Nantes
Fly + shuttle:  10​h 45​min
1
Protaras
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Peyia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Limassol
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Nantes

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Profitis Elias and Salamis Ancient City. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nissi Beach and Konnos Bay. When in Protaras, make a side trip to see Famagusta City Walls in Famagusta, approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, and kick back and relax at Makronissos Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Protaras trip itinerary site .

Nantes, France to Protaras is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In September, Protaras is a bit warmer than Nantes - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Peyia.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
Visiting Coral Bay and Akamas Peninsula National Park will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Tombs of the Kings and Paphos Harbour Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Peyia: Paphos (Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery & Vouni Panayia Winery).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Peyia travel planner .

Drive from Protaras to Peyia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paphos, Akamas Peninsula National Park
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

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nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Get outdoors at Aphrodite's Rock and Scuba & Snorkeling. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kourion and Church of Saint Lazarus. Get out of town with these interesting Limassol side-trips: Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church (in Kakopetria), Kyrenia (Saint Hilarion Castle & Bellapais Monastery) and Larnaca (St. Mary of Graces Churh & Hala Sultan Tekke). There's lots more to do: expand your understanding of the military at Kolossi Castle, examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, delve into the distant past at Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, and admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Limassol attractions planner .

You can drive from Peyia to Limassol in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia, Pedoulas, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

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