16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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16 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
1
Limassol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Peyia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Nicosia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ayia Napa
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Limassol: Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia), Camel Park (in Mazotos) and Paphos (Monastery of Timios ( Holy Cross Chapel ) & Kelefos Bridge). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Kourion, have some family-friendly fun at RAGE ROOM Limassol, go for a stroll along the water at Limassol Marina, and explore the historical opulence of Limassol Castle.

To find out how to plan a trip to Limassol, use our trip itinerary maker.

Toronto, Canada to Limassol is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, car, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in January, expect Limassol to be warmer, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Peyia.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Paphos, Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site, Cyprus Wine Museum, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Camel Park
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Sayious Adventure Park ©
Sayious Adventure Park
Kourion ©
Kourion
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock

3
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Peyia: Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion) and Paphos (Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery & Minthis Golf Club).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Peyia road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Limassol to Peyia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Peyia sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Peyia

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

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

1
night
Pedoulas

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timios Stavros Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, then see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then explore the ancient world of Soli Ruinen, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangelos Michael Church.

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Getting from Peyia to Pedoulas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. In January, daily temperatures in Pedoulas can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Soli Ruinen, Timios Stavros Monastery
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Timios Stavros Monastery ©
Timios Stavros Monastery
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church

3
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nicosia: Larnaca (Larnaka Salt Lake, Church of Saint Lazarus, & more), Mavi Kosk - Blue House (in Guzelyurt) and Kyrenia (Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, Bellapais Monastery, & more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, make a trip to The Green Living Wall, steep yourself in history at Buyuk Han, and explore the historical opulence of Kantara Castle.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nicosia tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Pedoulas to Nicosia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nicosia when traveling from Pedoulas in January, with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kyrenia, Larnaca, Mavi Kosk - Blue House, Kantara Castle, The Green Living Wall
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Larnaka Salt Lake ©
Larnaka Salt Lake

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Famagusta (Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, Salamis Ancient City, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fig Tree Bay, make a trip to Agioi Anargyroi, and explore the world behind art at Traditional house.

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You can drive from Nicosia to Ayia Napa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Ayia Napa are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Famagusta, Fig Tree Bay, Traditional house
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Salamis Ancient City ©
Salamis Ancient City
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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