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Many travellers are drawn to Cyprus for its beautiful Mediterranean resorts and delicious food. But while it would be easy to spend all your time at the beach, it’s this small island’s wealth of archeological sites that make it truly unique.
There are 8859 hotels to choose from starting at NZ$127 a night with Expedia. The even better news? When you bundle your flights and hotel with us, you’ll save some serious dollars. You can also add a rental car and some exciting experiences to your Cyprus Holiday Package. If you’d like to get to know the fascinating city of Nicosia better, why not add a walking tour to your hotel and flights package?
Day 1-2: Touchdown at Larnaca International Airport and waste no time getting out and exploring the wonderful city of Larnaca. The stone church of Agios Lazaros and Pierides Archaeological Foundation are must-sees. Afterward, enjoy a sunset stroll along the Finikoudes promenade and stop for a bite to eat.
Day 2-4: Rent a car and take a short drive to Nicosia, the nation's capital. Split between the Greek south and Turkish north, this city offers a range of interesting attractions, such as the Cyprus Museum, Buyuk Han building and Machairas Monastery.
Day 5-6: Make tracks to Paphos, a charming city on the western side of the island. The UNESCO-recognised Pafos Archaeological Site is the top attraction here. When you’ve had enough sightseeing for the day, head to Alykes Beach to cool off.
Join in the celebrations at the Larnaca Kataklysmos Festival, held 50 days after Orthodox Easter. Expect lots of water-based activities and traditional Cypriot displays at this fun-filled event.