9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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9 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Sharm El Sheikh
Fly + Drive + bus:  13​h 30​min
Kyrenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Paphos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Protaras
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
Sharm El Sheikh

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery and then explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Kyrenia Castle, don't miss a visit to Hasan kavizade huseyin efendi fountain and stone steps, take an in-depth tour of Cyprus Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Buyuk Han, then don't miss a visit to Selimiye Mosque, and finally stop by Dizayn 74 Pottery.

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to Kyrenia is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February, expect Kyrenia to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Nicosia
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery
Cyprus Museum ©
Cyprus Museum

3
days
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Limassol (Kolossi Castle & Kourion (Curium)) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Episkopi). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, play a few rounds at Minthis Hills Golf Club, admire all the interesting features of Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay.

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You can drive from Kyrenia to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Protaras.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Limassol, Coral Bay, Aphrodite's Rock
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Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Kourion ©
Kourion

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.
Explore Protaras' surroundings by going to Salamis Ancient City (in Famagusta) and Larnaka City (Hala Sultan Tekke & Saint Lazarus Church). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, take some stellar pictures from Sea Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayia Napa Monastery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay.

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Getting from Paphos to Protaras by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Ayia Napa, Larnaka City, Salamis Ancient City
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Saint Lazarus Church ©
Saint Lazarus Church
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay

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