Activities Nicosia Main 10 - Pitsylia - Troodos Cycling Route

Main 10 – Pitsylia – Troodos Cycling Route

From Alona the route heads southwest, goes through Polystypos and climbs to the northwest, passing underneath the Madari peak and reaching Chandria village.

At Chandria it turns right and heads west, through Kyperounta to reach the crossroads at Karvounas. From Karvounas it heads south climbing steeply towards Pano Amiantos and then heads west climbing even more steeply to Troodos square. Before reaching the square it goes past the picnic sites of Almyrolivado and Livadi tou Pasa as well as a camping and a picnic site just before the square.

Difficulty rate: Quite a difficult course. It requires a road bike with low/ easy gear ratios.
Road condition: Paved roads throughout.
Route Description: This route connects the areas of Pitsylia and Troodos. It is an interesting route for visiting the surrounding villages.

Distance: 26.3km
Elevation Gain: 1434m
Highest point: 1726m
Lowest point: 1046m
Loop: NO
Terrain: Mountain
Road surface: Paved
Section Distance (km) Total Distance (km)
Alona 0,0 0,0
Polystypos 3,5 3,5
Chandria 5,8 9,3
Kyperounta 3,0 12,3
Karvounas 5,0 17,3
Pano Amiantos 2,6 19,9
Troodos Square 6,4 26,3

Courtesy of the CTO

Top Stories

Beirut blast possibly linked to Syrian businessmen, alleged connection to Cypriot woman

  The company that bought the ammonium nitrate which exploded in Beirut last August had possible links to two Syrian businessmen under U.S. sanctions for...

43 year old missing for three months

  Authorities are launching yet another appeal for 43 year old Luc Thi Van, who's been missing from her home in Nicosia since October 18...

Limassol municipality sorry about flood damages, citing responsibility of many

  Many are to blame for the lack of anti-flood work in the historic centre of Limassol, said a municipality statement, apologising to the locals...

Lebanon patriarch tells feuding president and PM-designate to reconcile

  Lebanon’s top Christian cleric has urged President Michel Aoun to set up a reconciliation meeting with Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri to form a cabinet,...

Heavy snowfall in Troodos, all roads CLOSED

  All roads to Troodos (Prodromos-Troodos, Karvouna-Troodos and Platres-Troodos) have now closed to traffic as heavy snowfalls continue in the area. People are advised not to...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...