8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Larnaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Paphos
— 3 nights
bus + Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Ljubljana

2
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.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, and then explore the activities along Konnos Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus, kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Larnaca day trip planning tool .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Larnaca is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. While traveling from Ljubljana, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Larnaca, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Larnaca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ayia Napa, Fig Tree Bay
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

3
nights
Paphos

Paphos ©
The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
Step out of Paphos to go to Limassol and see Kourion, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, and go for a walk through Paphos Harbour and Port.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paphos online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Larnaca to Paphos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Coral Bay, Aphrodite's Rock, Kourion
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation 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, see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then take an in-depth tour of The Struggle Museum in Omodos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pedoulas trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and car from Paphos to Pedoulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kyrenia.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Omodos, Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
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Timios Stavros Monastery ©
Timios Stavros Monastery
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church

1
night
Kyrenia

Kyrenia ©
Famous for its natural port and Byzantine castle, Kyrenia is not only a lovely old Venetian town, but also the most visited tourist destination in Northern Cyprus.
On the 15th (Tue), make a trip to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, steep yourself in history at Bellapais Monastery, then explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour, and finally step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kyrenia trip planner .

Drive from Pedoulas to Kyrenia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Kyrenia Harbour ©
Kyrenia Harbour

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