18 days in Cyprus Itinerary

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Fly to Larnaca International Airport, Drive to Protaras
— 4 nights
— 6 nights
— 2 nights
— 5 nights
Drive to Ercan International Airport, Fly to Krasnodar


Protaras — 4 nights

Land of Windmills

Located along Cyprus's lovely Fig Tree Bay, Protaras is a family-friendly resort town with beautiful beaches and plenty of recreational activities.
Let the collections at Traditional house and Outdoor Folk Art Museum For Traditional Crafts capture your imagination. Church of Profitis Elias and St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Protaras to go to Famagusta and see Salamis Ancient City, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nissi Beach, cool off at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark, look for gifts at Taste of Life, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kapparris Beach.

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Krasnodar, Russia to Protaras is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Krasnodar in July, things will get a bit warmer in Protaras: highs are around 39°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Paphos.
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Paphos — 6 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tombs of the Kings and Art & Shock Gallery. Head to Kings Avenue Mall and Municipal Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Akamas Peninsula National Park in Neo Chorion (about 56 minutes away). Make the 24th (Mon) a rough and rugged day at local off-road trails. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Coral Bay, admire the masterpieces at Chakra Fine Art Gallery & Culture Centre, explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, and look for gifts at Cyprus Truffles.

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You can drive from Protaras to Paphos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Protaras in July, you will find days in Paphos are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pedoulas.
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Pedoulas — 2 nights

Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, surround yourself with nature on Agros Safari, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Archangelos Michael Church, then see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, then do a tasting at Antoniades Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum.

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You can drive from Paphos to Pedoulas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Pedoulas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Nicosia.
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Nicosia — 5 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.
Head to Ledra Street Crossing Point and Art by Theo Michaelfor some retail therapy. Gallery 37 and The Struggle Museum in Omodos will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Nicosia: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Alsancak - Karavas), Kyrenia (Saint Hilarion Castle, Bellapais Monastery, &more) and Larnaca (Kallinikeio Municipal Museum of Athienou, Church of Saint Lazarus, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Cyprus Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Temple Of Virgin Mary Faneromenis, see the sky in a new way at Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory, and contemplate the long history of Mavi Kosk - Blue House.

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Getting from Pedoulas to Nicosia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Pedoulas in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nicosia: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel 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.