12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
1
Protaras
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nicosia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Limassol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Peyia
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Porto

2
nights
Protaras

Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Protaras tour app .

Porto, Portugal to Protaras is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Protaras is 2 hours. When traveling from Porto in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Protaras, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Protaras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ayia Napa
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach

3
nights
Nicosia

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nicosia: St. Thekla Monastery (in Mosfiloti), Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas) and Larnaca (Church of Saint Lazarus & Hala Sultan Tekke). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery, and admire the striking features of Salamis Ancient City.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Nicosia trip app .

Drive from Protaras to Nicosia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Nicosia sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Limassol.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kyrenia, Larnaca, Famagusta, Mavi Kosk - Blue House, St. Thekla Monastery
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Church of Saint Lazarus ©
Church of Saint Lazarus
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos

3
nights
Limassol

Limassol ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Explore Limassol's surroundings by going to O'Vrakas Gifts (in Pissouri), Oleastro Olive Park and Museum (in Anogyra) and Kouklia (Aphrodite's Rock & Aphrodite Hills Golf Course). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Kourion, go for a walk through Kelefos Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Limassol Castle, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Kolossi Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Limassol road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Nicosia to Limassol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Limassol, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Peyia.

Things to do in Limassol

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Kouklia, Kelefos Bridge, Timios Stavros Monastery, Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum
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Kourion ©
Kourion
Kolossi Castle ©
Kolossi Castle
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock

3
nights
Peyia

Peyia ©
On the 11th (Sat), get a taste of life in the country at Horse Riding Paphos - Eagle Mountain Ranch, step into the grandiose world of Paphos Harbour Castle, explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, then explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, and finally kick back and relax at Coral Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of The House of Dionysus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, and then identify plant and animal life at Akamas Peninsula National Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Peyia itinerary site .

Getting from Limassol to Peyia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Peyia are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Peyia

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Paphos, Akamas Peninsula National Park
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Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay

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