12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
1
Ayia Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Peyia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Limassol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Troodos
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
nights
Ayia Napa

Ayia Napa ©
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
On the 19th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours and then kick back and relax at Konnos Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ayia Napa trip itinerary planner.

Valletta, Malta to Ayia Napa is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Valletta to Ayia Napa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Ayia Napa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Protaras
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

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 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Panagia Podithou, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, then delve into the distant past at Soli Ruinen, then see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangelos Michael Church.

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You can drive from Ayia Napa to Pedoulas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. September in Pedoulas sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Peyia.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, Church of Panagia Podithou, Soli Ruinen, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church

2
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
On the 22nd (Sun), sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, then delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, and then kick back and relax at Coral Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Paphos Harbour and Port, then delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings and tourist information, go to the Peyia online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Pedoulas to Peyia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Peyia can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Paphos
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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
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Step out of Limassol with an excursion to Aphrodite's Rock in Kouklia--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Kourion, explore the historical opulence of Limassol Castle, cool off at Fasouri Watermania Water Park, and go for a stroll along the water at Limassol Marina.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Limassol trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Peyia to Limassol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Troodos.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Pissouri Beach, Aphrodite's Rock
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Sayious Adventure Park ©
Sayious Adventure Park
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock
Kourion ©
Kourion

3
nights
Troodos

Troodos ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, then make a trip to Trooditissa monastery, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Troodos Mountains. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Amiantos Asbestos Mine, don't miss a visit to Monastery of Panayia Trikoukkia, then do a tasting at Tsiakkas Winery, and finally stroll through Artemis Nature Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Troodos day trip app .

Traveling by car from Limassol to Troodos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. 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 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Troodos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, Tsiakkas Winery
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Troodos Mountains ©
Troodos Mountains
Monastery of Panayia Trikoukkia ©
Monastery of Panayia Trikoukkia

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