Activities Paphos Main 15 - Polis - Pyrgos Cycling Route

Main 15 – Polis – Pyrgos Cycling Route

The route begins in Polis and travels along the coast in a northeasterly direction to Pachyammos. It then does a little detour, climbing up into the mountains in a southerly direction in order to by-pass the Turkish enclave of Kokkines, after which it goes downhill to pick up the coastal road again to Pyrgos.

Difficulty rate: Easy and almost flat road with only one uphill past Kokkines. There are often strong onshore winds in the area, particularly in the afternoon. A street bike with at least 20 speeds is required. .
Road condition: Good quality paved roads throughout.
Route Description: This excursion, together with the routes from Pafos, links Pyrgos with Polis and Pafos.

Distance: 46.4km
Elevation Gain: 925m
Highest point: 538m
Lowest point: 1m
Loop: NO
Terrain: Mixed
Road surface: Paved
Section Distance (km) Total Distance (km)
Polis Chrysochous 0,0 0,0
Nea Dimmata 15,4 15,4
Pomos 3,4 18,8
Pachyammos 4,8 23,6
Agios Georgios Military Camp 8,7 32,3
Kato Pyrgos 14,1 46,4

Courtesy of the CTO

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