One day in Cyprus is surely not enough to fully get to know the island and explore all of its natural and man-made sights. However, if there is no chance to stay longer, you can still have unforgettable experience even in 24 hours.
Here are some ideas for spending a day in Cyprus.
Suggestion 1 - walking in the old town
It does not matter which city of Cyprus you find yourself in – every town of this Mediterranean island has something special to wow even an experienced traveller. Cyprus towns are clean and neat, with their narrow streets and small elegant houses… Therefore, you can easily spend a day aimlessly wondering the streets. And if you want some hints, here are some interesting places to see:
During such city strolls you may also have a look at the real estate market in Cyprus and sees some options that suit your lifestyle – here you can see some really nice properties. After all, the island has the most pleasant climate for life.
Suggestion 2 – visit the beaches
Cyprus is an island in the Mediterranean, so there’s no wonder that most tourists visit the country to enjoy the sun and the sea. The best thing about a beach holiday in Cyprus is the safety: most of the beaches are awarded "Blue flags" – a European sign of quality approval, which guarantees their safety for swimming and relaxation. A lot of beaches in Cyprus have smooth entry and gradual gentle deepening of the sea, which makes it safe to swim even with children. The swimming season on the island lasts way over 6 months, from early April to late October, and even in winter spending a day walking along the beach will be very pleasant.
The best Cyprus beaches are in Ayia Napa - 13 “blue flag" ones. For those who prefer something more active than just swimming and sunbathing there are plenty of water sports:
Suggestion 3 - tasting local Mediterranean cuisine
Traditional Cypriot cuisine is very simple yet incredibly delicious. Therefore, when thinking about how to spend one day in Cyprus, you should definitely include a visit to local restaurants in your schedule. The absolute musts to try:
Suggestion 4 - an excursion trip to enjoy the nature and monuments of Cyprus
For those who don’t want to spend their day walking or sunbathing, this is definitely an interesting option. In this case, you should choose to visit one of the unique natural sites or reserves. Best suited for this purpose:
And if you don’t have any ideas or inspiration as to how you can spend a day in Cyprus, tour operators will come to the rescue. They can book an affordable but fascinating tour "Cyprus in one day", which includes visiting several cities at once.