Following my posts, you may have noticed that I enjoy exploring the Mediterranean islands. And Cyprus has recently become on top of that list. Here are the top interesting facts about the island that I highly suggest you explore during your visit and explore Amazing Things to Do in Cyprus with a wonderful Cyprus Itinerary. Moreover, read Cyprus Online Travel resources before planning for the whole trip.
Cyprus Itinerary – Amazing Things to Do in Cyprus
Cyprus 1 week Itinerary (Cyprus Itinerary 7 Days)
- Day 1 – Paphos
- Day 2 – Baths of Aphrodite and Aphrodite’s Beach
- Day 3 – Coral Bay
- Day 4 – Ayia Napa Sea Caves and the Monument of Peace
- Day 5 – Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark
- Day 6 – Tombs of the Kings
- Day 7 – Eleouthkia Botanical Park
Cyprus Itinerary 5 Days
- Day 1- Larnaca & Limassol
- Day 2 – Paphos & Aphrodite’s Temple
- Day 3 – Akamas Peninsula National Park
- Day 4 – Kyrenia (Northern Cyprus)
- Day 5: Nicosia & Ayia Napa
Walk in the narrow streets of the only divided capital city in the world – Amazing Things to Do in Cyprus
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, only one capital city remains divided in two: Nicosia (Lefkosia). This daytime city is best experienced by walking through the old streets, letting you feel how it has evolved over the centuries.
Make sure to spend a minimum of half day in the car-free old town within the Venetian Walls across the scent of an intoxicating combination of wild jasmine and freshly grilled kebabs. We strolled around Ledra’s Street on the south side and then passed the border to the north. There, you can shop at the Bandabuliya, an indoor market that hosts various local shops selling local fresh veggies and hand-made crafts; visit cathedrals and churches from the 6th century and explore the famous pedestrian market area named Arasta.
Talk to locals; they love it! – Amazing Things to Do in Cyprus
Discover the famous Turkish/Greek hospitality. Cypriots, especially the elderly ones, love meeting with foreigners. When visiting villages, if you see a traditional coffee shop, do have a Cypriot coffee with the locals. They will come by and try to have a conversation in their limited but cute English. Worth mentioning that there is no reason to worry about safety when exploring Cyprus. It is the 5th safest country in the world.
Enjoy the 300 days of sunshine in a year! – Amazing Things to Do in Cyprus
Can’t decide between a winter sun holiday or a ski break? In Cyprus, it is possible to ski down the slopes of the Troodos Mountains in the morning and spend time on the beach in the afternoon. As a result, the island is home to a wide diversity of natural beauty, offering various sports such as hiking, rock climbing, scuba diving, surfing, paragliding, off-road experiences, and many more. Loacal.com provides a good number of activities in Cyprus.
It is said there is harmony between humans and food, which is quite famous in Cyprus. It is said that they don’t just eat; they have an inspiration fest. The food is simple. So are the restaurant ambiances. Though, there is always a variety of small dishes supplementing the meal.
Join a food tour and try various small 6-10 dip-like dishes. The Mezes (similar to tapas in Spain) is the most famous way of eating. Read more about fabulous traditional food of Cyprus – Mezes
A small note, do not miss the opportunity to try the oldest labeled wine in the World, the sweet Commandaria, during your Cyprus visit.
Dive into the waters of Aphrodite’s legendary birthplace
And last but not least, Aphrodite, the God of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation, is said to emerge from the foamy waters in Cyprus. The Aphrodite’s Rock is situated on the coastline of Paphos.
Since you are there, do not miss exploring Paphos, a UNESCO world heritage site, and visiting the Paphos Mosaics, Tombs of the Kings, Sanctuary of Aphrodite, etc. Or, in simple terms, when in Paphos, enjoy the natural beauty and the human-made one!
When you are ready to go and looking for further tips from locals or just basic information such as which currency they use, and which nightclubs or restaurants to prefer read this first time visitor’s guide to Cyprus.
Best Time to Visit – February to October
Well connected to all countries as it has major international Airports.
So, till then KEEP TRAVELING……………… KEEP EXPLORING……………………………………………………
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