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Kampos tou Livadiou Picnic Site

Kakopetria – Troodos road, 8 km from Karvounas and 2 km before Troodos Square and dirt path to the right of the road. The...

Prodromos Dam Picnic Site

Troodos Square – Prodromos, 5 km from Troodos Square and site road to the left towards Prodromos Dam Maximum Capasity in persons 250 Rules of conduct...

Mesa Potamos Waterfalls

These are situated on the river bed of Arkolachanias river or Mesa Potamos, northwest of Saitas near the Timios Prodromos Monastery at Mesa Potamos...

Kampi tou Kalogirou Picninc Site

One of the largest picnic sites in the Limassol district, in a land of approximately 3 hectares (15.000 sq. m.). The entire site is...

Armyroleivadon Picnic Site

Kakopetria – Troodos road, 7.5 km from Karvounas and 2.5 km before Troodos square in a site street on the left shortly before Leivadi...

Agios Antonios Picnic Site

4 km from Sotira village (in Agios Antonios Chapel) and 8 km from the Xylophagou – Agia Napa highway, exit F322. Maximum Capasity in persons...

Mavralis Picnic Site, Paphos

Polis Chrysochous – Agia Marina road, 4 km from Polis, next to the main road on the coast Maximum Capasity in persons 450 Rules of conduct...

Picnic Pafos District

Pegeia – Kathikas road, 3 km from Pegeia and 6 km from Kathikas, in the Pegeia state forest. Maximum Capacity in persons 500 Rules of conduct...

Stavros tis Psokas Picnic Site Pafos District

At the Stavros Psokas forest station about 20 km from Lysos or Kannaviou and 26 km from Kykko Monastery. Maximum Capasity in persons 600 Rules of...

Monashilaka Picnic Site Pafos District

Panagia – Kykkos road 2 km from Panαgia and 40 km from Kykkos Monastery Maximum Capasity in persons 600 Rules of conduct of visitors Visitors to the...

Ancient trees of Cyprus

Ancient or ‘giant’ trees are the longest-lived and largest plant species on our planet. Some of these trees stand upright despite the years, resisting...

Kremiotis Waterfall: A heavenly landscape in Cyprus

A hidden waterfall in the village of Kritou Terra in Paphos is well worth a visit. The water here never stops flowing, creating a...

River walks: Cyprus’ most beautiful rivers

Karkotis Karkotis or Klarios river springs from Troodos and empties into Morphou Bay. It crosses the Solea Valley and its picturesque villages (Kakopetria, Evrychou, Kalliana...

Cyclamen Cyprium: The flower that represented Cyprus on Meghan’s wedding dress

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Cyprus Mouflon (agrino)

Cypriot Agrino (mouflon) is a kind of wild sheep and is found only in Cyprus. Due to its uniqueness, its rarity and grace, is...

The oldest trees in Cyprus, more than 1,500 years old

There are 98 old trees protected by the Department of Forest. The Apesia Terebinth Tree It has been recently reported as the oldest tree in Cyprus....

Herbs and Spices of Cyprus

In Cyprus exist more than 600 different types of spices and herbs. Herbs and spices are important for the locals thourghout history. They are not...

Picnic in Cyprus

In the State Forests there are 40 picnic sites with a total capacity of about 23000 persons and are managed by the Forestry Department....

Cyprus Waterfalls: A feast for the eyes

They may be comparably small in size, but Cyprus too boasts several beautiful waterfalls, offering magical scenery and a welcome escape from everyday routine. The...

Oroklini Lake

Oroklini Lake is one of only seven natural wetlands in Cyprus. The site is located about 10km from the city of Larnaka town and...

Germasogeia Walks / Discover the Natural Area of Germasogeia

The Lemesos (Limassol) village of Germasogeia offers two guided tours by bus and foot on alternating weeks. The first tour of ‘A Village Blessed by...

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Taste

Poulles (Υoung kolokassi)

Either you thrash the coriander seeds in a mortar, without making them into dust, or you gradually crush them in a blender. Remove the edges...

Pork cooked in wine

Crush the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar or pulse-blend in a blender, taking care not to over-grind. Put the meat in bowl (not...

Lefkaritikos tavas – O ‘protinos’

Wash and dry the meat and rice separately. In a ‘tava’ (oven proof deep clay pot) first put a layer of five-six pieces of meat...

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...