8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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8 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
Nicosia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Limassol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Peyia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Protaras
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Cairo

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Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nicosia online visit planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Nicosia is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Limassol.

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#Museums, #Historic Sites
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The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Buyuk Han ©
Buyuk Han

2
days
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Pissouri Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Lady's Mile Beach, step into the grandiose world of Kolossi Castle, and then kick back and relax at Kourion Beach.

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Traveling by car from Nicosia to Limassol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nicosia in August, you will find days in Limassol are a bit cooler (37°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Peyia.

Things to do in Limassol

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Pissouri, Lady's Mile Beach
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Lady's Mile Beach ©
Lady's Mile Beach
Pissouri Beach ©
Pissouri Beach
Kourion Beach ©
Kourion Beach

2
days
Peyia

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, then browse the different shops at Kings Avenue Mall, and then hike along Baths of Aphrodite.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Peyia online road trip planner .

Drive from Limassol to Peyia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Protaras.

Things to do in Peyia

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Paphos, Baths of Aphrodite
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay
Baths of Aphrodite ©
Baths of Aphrodite

3
days
Protaras

Protaras ©
Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Get outdoors at Landa Beach and Fig Tree Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Sea Caves. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Nissi Beach, go for a walk through Cape Greco National Forest Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ayia Napa Harbour.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Protaras vacation planner.

Drive from Peyia to Protaras in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Protaras

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Ayia Napa
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Landa Beach ©
Landa Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach

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