12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
+3
train + shuttle + Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Protaras
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Peyia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Limassol
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  9​h 15​min
End: Cardiff

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.
Protaras is known for beaches, nightlife, historic sites, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Profitis Elias, and kick back and relax at Nissi Beach.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Protaras road trip website .

Cardiff, UK to Protaras is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cardiff to Protaras. Traveling from Cardiff in August, expect nights in Protaras to be a bit warmer, around 27°C, while days are warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:
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Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach

1
night
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangelos Michael Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, then examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then take an in-depth tour of The Struggle Museum in Omodos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timios Stavros Monastery.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pedoulas vacation planner .

Drive from Protaras to Pedoulas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pedoulas can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Peyia.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Omodos, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
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Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church
Timios Stavros Monastery ©
Timios Stavros Monastery

3
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
Change things up with a short trip to Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark in Paphos (about 30 minutes away).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Peyia trip planner .

You can drive from Pedoulas to Peyia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Paphos
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings

4
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Explore Limassol's surroundings by going to O'Vrakas Gifts (in Pissouri), Kyrenia (Bellapais Monastery & Saint Hilarion Castle) and Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kourion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hala Sultan Tekke, delve into the distant past at Kolossi Castle, and examine the collection at Kyriazis Medical Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Limassol trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Peyia to Limassol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Limassol sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Larnaca, Kyrenia, Nicosia, Aphrodite's Rock, Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Kourion ©
Kourion
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle

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