12 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Ayia Napa
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— 4 nights
— 5 nights


Ayia Napa — 2 nights

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ayia Napa: Famagusta (Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, Salamis Ancient City, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, make a trip to Monachus Monachus Arch, stroll through Fig Tree Bay, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Warsaw, Poland to Ayia Napa is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Warsaw in November, you will find days in Ayia Napa are warmer (27°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nicosia.
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Nicosia — 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nicosia: Larnaca (Hala Sultan Tekke, Larnaka Salt Lake, &more), Kyrenia (Saint Hilarion Castle & Bellapais Monastery) and Oroklini Lake (in Oroklini). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Temple Of Virgin Mary Faneromenis, admire the masterpieces at Byzantine Museum, and wander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point.

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You can drive from Ayia Napa to Nicosia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Paphos.
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Paphos — 5 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 out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Limassol City (Kolossi Castle, Kourion, &more) and Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre (in Akrotiri). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, get interesting insight from Tours, do some rugged touring at local off-road trails, and make a trip to The House of Dionysus.

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Getting from Nicosia to Paphos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Paphos are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back 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.