10 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Drive to Larnaca International Airport, Fly to Boston


Nicosia — 2 nights

the last divided capital

Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Buyuk Han, see the interesting displays at Ethnological Museum House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios, take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Temple Of Virgin Mary Faneromenis, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Phaneromeni Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Archbishop Makarios III Cultural Foundation, then see the interesting displays at The National Struggle Museum, then explore the world behind art at Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Archangel Michael Trypiotis.

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Boston, USA to Nicosia is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Nicosia is 7 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in November: high temperatures in Nicosia hover around 72°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Paphos.
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Paphos — 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum and Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Avakas Gorge and Church of Panagia Theoskepasti. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paphos: Timios Stavros Monastery (in Omodos) and Lambouri Winery (in Platres). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, contemplate the long history of The Villa of Theseus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, and Head underground at Sea Caves.

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Getting from Nicosia to Paphos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Ayia Napa.
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Ayia Napa — 3 nights

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Ayia -Thekla Chapel and Panagia Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Ayia Thekla Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Ayia Napa Cactus Park, take in the waterfront at Protaras Coastal Promenade, explore the world behind art at Traditional house, and kick back and relax at Konnos Bay.

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Traveling by car from Paphos to Ayia Napa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in November, and nighttime lows around 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for home.
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Cyprus travel guide

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.