10 days in Cyprus, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Cyprus, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Paphos, Cyprus
— 1 day
Kyrenia, Cyprus
— 1 night
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
— 1 day


Paphos, Cyprus — 1 day

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 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Paphos Ethnographic Museum, delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, then explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, and finally delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paphos online holiday maker.

Ayia Napa to Paphos is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kyrenia.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Kyrenia, Cyprus — 1 night

Famous for its natural port and Byzantine castle, Kyrenia is not only a lovely old Venetian town, but also the most visited tourist destination in Northern Cyprus.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Saint Hilarion Castle, steep yourself in history at Bellapais Monastery, and then contemplate the long history of Church of Antiphonitis.

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Traveling by car from Paphos to Kyrenia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Kyrenia, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 3 nights

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Kyrenia to Sydney takes 21 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Kyrenia in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Melbourne.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Melbourne, Australia — 3 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Holocaust Centre, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planning app.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can fly to Ayia Napa.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums
Side Trips
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Ayia Napa, Cyprus — 1 day

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 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nissi Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ayia Napa day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Ayia Napa takes 22 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ayia Napa: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Cyprus travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Churches
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.