15 days in Cyprus & Athens Itinerary

15 days in Cyprus & Athens Itinerary

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1
Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
2
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
— 2 nights
3
Nicosia, Cyprus
— 2 nights
4
Pedoulas, Cyprus
— 2 nights
5
Neo Chorion, Cyprus
— 1 night
6
Paphos, Cyprus
— 1 night

6
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Lion Gate), Nafplio (Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Fortress Palamidi, &more) and Akrokorinthos (in Corinth). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Akrokorinthos
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

2
nights
Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon, contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay. Keep things going the next day: make a splash at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Makronissos Beach, and then stroll through Nissi Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ayia Napa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Ayia Napa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. In September, daytime highs in Ayia Napa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nicosia.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Protaras
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach

2
nights
Nicosia, Cyprus

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Lusignan Period City Walls & Towers, explore the historical opulence of Saint Hilarion Castle, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, admire the striking features of Buyuk Han, thenwander the streets of Ledra Street Crossing Point, and finally admire the masterpieces at A. G. Leventis Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, step into the grandiose world of Kyrenia Castle, delve into the distant past at Bellapais Monastery, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kyrenia Harbour, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nicosia trip builder.

Getting from Ayia Napa to Nicosia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Nicosia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pedoulas.

Things to do in Nicosia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kyrenia
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Saint Hilarion Castle ©
Saint Hilarion Castle
The Cyprus Museum ©
The Cyprus Museum
Bellapais Monastery ©
Bellapais Monastery

2
nights
Pedoulas, Cyprus

Pedoulas ©
Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangelos Michael Church, explore the world behind art at Folkloric Museum, examine the collection at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery, and finally see the interesting displays at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Soli Ruinen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, take in the awesome beauty at Troodos Mountains, thenadmire the sheer force of Millomeris Waterfalls, and finally do a tasting at Nelion Winery.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pedoulas travel route planning app.

Drive from Nicosia to Pedoulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Nicosia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pedoulas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Neo Chorion.

Things to do in Pedoulas

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Platres, Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum
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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum ©
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum

1
night
Neo Chorion, Cyprus

Neo Chorion ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Akamas Peninsula National Park, thenstroll through Aphrodite Trail, and finally kick back and relax at Latchi Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Neo Chorion trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pedoulas to Neo Chorion takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Neo Chorion can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Paphos.

Things to do in Neo Chorion

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Latchi, Blue Lagoon
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Latchi Beach ©
Latchi Beach

1
night
Paphos, Cyprus

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, thenget interesting insight from Tours, thenexplore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paphos route planner.

Drive from Neo Chorion to Paphos in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aphrodite's Rock
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock

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