7 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Larnaca
— 1 night
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Paphos
— 3 nights
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Pedoulas
— 1 night
Drive
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Ayia Napa
— 1 night
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Larnaca — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Finikoudes Beach, explore the activities along Larnaka Salt Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hala Sultan Tekke, then stop by Studio Ceramics, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus. On your second day here, take a stroll through Ledra Street Crossing Point, get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Byzantine Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Larnaca trip itinerary planning site.

Cairo, Egypt to Larnaca is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cairo in December since evenings lows in Larnaca dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Paphos.
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Paphos — 3 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Akamas Peninsula National Park and Sea Caves. Popular historic sites such as Tombs of the Kings and Kato Paphos Archaeological Park are in your itinerary. Step out of Paphos with an excursion to Oleastro Olive Park and Museum in Anogyra--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Art & Shock Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Chakra Fine Art Gallery & Culture Centre, examine the collection at Paphos Ethnographic Museum, and learn about winemaking at Fikardos Winery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Paphos trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Larnaca to Paphos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Paphos sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pedoulas.
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Pedoulas — 1 night

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 (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Folkloric Museum, see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, see the interesting displays at Cyprus Railways Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, and finally stop by Gifts On The Hill.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pedoulas online holiday planner.

Getting from Paphos to Pedoulas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Pedoulas, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ayia Napa.
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Ayia Napa — 1 night

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stop by Taste of Life, then kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally admire the masterpieces at Traditional house.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ayia Napa online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Pedoulas to Ayia Napa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. January in Ayia Napa sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
From sandy beaches to stone castles, and from bustling nightclubs to romantic tavernas, Cyprus is the perfect destination for those who seek a complete Mediterranean experience. Many civilizations have left their mark on the island's long and vibrant history, and consequently its customs, cuisine, and architecture. Beyond the divide between the predominantly Greek south and Turkish north, throughout the island you'll recognize Venetian, Genoese, British, and Middle Eastern influences. Of course, the main attraction that draws tourists from all over the world is the sunny coast, dotted with historical cities and fully equipped beaches. There is also a selection of peaceful villages, both inland and by the sea, where those looking for a more secluded holiday can retreat. A visit to the country's capital Nicosia, with its vibrant art and culture scene and numerous sightseeing opportunities, is definitely worth adding to your itinerary wherever you're staying.
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