Activities Limassol Lemesos 1 - Lemesos (Limassol) - Ancient Amathous Cycling Route

Lemesos 1 – Lemesos (Limassol) – Ancient Amathous Cycling Route

The route begins from the old port of Lemesos and heads northeast along the coast. It goes through the tourist area of Germasogeia with its many shops, nightclubs, restaurants, hotels and traditional tavernas. The route ends at the archaeological site of Amathous. A short distance down the road is the old chapel of Agia Varvara, once a favourite spot for local fishermen. Just opposite the chapel there is a beautiful eucalyptus grove that provides plenty of shade for swimmers.

Difficulty rate: An easy ride for all types of bicycles.
Road condition: Entirely paved.
Route description: This route is a bicycle tour of Lemesos. There are very few variations in level and are not worth mentioning. It takes cyclists through the tourist area of Germasogeia, ancient Amathous and the nearby chapel of Agia Varvara with its eucalyptus grove and its lovely beach.

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Distance: 9.9km
Elevation Gain: 45m
Highest point: 24m
Lowest point: 2m
Loop: NO
Terrain: Flat
Road surface: Paved
Section Distance (km) Total Distance (km)
Old Port 0,0 0,0
Lemesos Coast 1,8 1,8
Germasogeia Tourist Area 3,3 5,1
Ancient Amathus 5,2 10,3
Agia Varvara 0,9 11,2

Courtesy of the CTO

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