17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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17 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Larnaca
1
Larnaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Choirokoitia
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Pano Lefkara
— 5 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Kato Dhrys
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Kalavasos
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Vavla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Ayia Napa
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Larnaca

3
nights
Larnaca

Larnaca ©
Situated on the southernmost coast of Cyprus, the 6,000-year-old city of Larnaka features a bustling promenade full of bars, cafes, restaurants, and plenty of spots in the sun.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kyriazis Medical Museum, Larnaka Municipal Art Gallery, Medieval Fort, and other attractions you added. Step out of the city life by going to Finikoudes Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of Saint Lazarus and Saint Hilarion Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Bellapais Monastery in Kyrenia (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, don't miss a visit to Europe Square, examine the collection at Kallinikeio Municipal Museum of Athienou, and stop by Art by Theo Michael.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Larnaca trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Larnaca International Airport, Ercan International Airport and Paphos International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Choirokoitia.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kyrenia
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

2
nights
Choirokoitia

Choirokoitia ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroni Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Paradise of Alaminos, then don't miss a visit to Koulas fort, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Maia Beach.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Choirokoitia journey planner.

Choirokoitia is just a short distance from Larnaca. In August, daytime highs in Choirokoitia are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Pano Lefkara.

Things to do in Choirokoitia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Skarinou, Alaminos, Maia Beach, Maroni Beach
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Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement ©
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
Golden Donkeys Farm ©
Golden Donkeys Farm
Koulas fort ©
Koulas fort

5
nights
Pano Lefkara

Pano Lefkara ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Stavrovouni Monastery and Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery. Visiting Organic Olive Farm - Terra Oliva and Tpoulorotsos Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Pano Lefkara: Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church (in Kakopetria), Pomos (Pomos Fishermans Harbour, Paradise Beach, & more) and Pedoulas (Folkloric Museum, Archangelos Michael Church, & more).

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pano Lefkara trip app .

Pano Lefkara is just a stone's throw from Choirokoitia. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kato Dhrys.

Things to do in Pano Lefkara

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pomos, Pedoulas, Galata, Guzelyurt, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
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Stavrovouni Monastery ©
Stavrovouni Monastery
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
Archangelos Michael Church ©
Archangelos Michael Church

1
night
Kato Dhrys

Kato Dhrys ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kato Dhrys road trip app .

Kato Dhrys is just a short distance from Pano Lefkara. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kalavasos.

Things to do in Kato Dhrys

Museums
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Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum ©
Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum

1
night
Kalavasos

Kalavasos ©
Kalavasos is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located 6 km north of Zygi. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the waterfront activity at Zygi Marina, experience rural life at Drapia Horse Farm, then learn about winemaking at Hadjiantonas Winery, then admire the engineering at Kalavasos Dam, and finally see the interesting displays at Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalavasos route builder app .

Kalavasos is just a short distance from Kato Dhrys. In August in Kalavasos, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Vavla.

Things to do in Kalavasos

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Hadjiantonas Winery, Zygi Marina
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Zygi Marina ©
Zygi Marina
Hadjiantonas Winery ©
Hadjiantonas Winery

1
night
Vavla

Vavla
Vavla is a small village in Larnaca District, Cyprus. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Agios Minas Convent.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vavla trip maker tool .

Vavla is just a stone's throw from Kalavasos. In August, daily temperatures in Vavla can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Ayia Napa.
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3
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.
You've now added Nissi Beach to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Salamis Ancient City, enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Makronissos Beach. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias, enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay, then stroll through Konnos Bay, and finally explore the activities along Blue Lagoon.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ayia Napa online travel route planner .

You can drive from Vavla to Ayia Napa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. August in Ayia Napa sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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