9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Kyrenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Larnaca
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Buffavento Castle, make a trip to Hasan kavizade huseyin efendi fountain and stone steps, then delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery, then steep yourself in history at Kyrenia Castle, and finally explore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kyrenia travel route planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Kyrenia is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in November, you will find days in Kyrenia are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Buffavento Castle ©
Buffavento Castle

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 4th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery, identify plant and animal life at Mesa Potamos Waterfalls, examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangelos Michael Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pedoulas journey planner.

Drive from Kyrenia to Pedoulas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Pedoulas are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tombs of the Kings and Paphos Harbour Castle. Museum-lovers will get to explore Oleastro Olive Park and Museum and Paphos Ethnographic Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion) and Limassol (Monagri Grape Farm & Kourion). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, do some two-wheel cruising with STS Motor Rentals, and explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock.

To plan Paphos vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of car and bus from Pedoulas to Paphos in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. November in Paphos sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Larnaca.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Limassol, Aphrodite's Rock, Coral Bay, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum
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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
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Nissi Beach and Fig Tree Bay. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Cyprus Museum and Hala Sultan Tekke. Explore Larnaca's surroundings by going to Famagusta (Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque & Salamis Ancient City), Byzantine Museum (in Nicosia) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Protaras). There's still lots to do: stroll through Konnos Bay and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Larnaca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paphos to Larnaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Larnaca

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Protaras, Ayia Napa, Nicosia, Famagusta
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

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