Activities Larnaca Main 7 - Larnaka (Larnaca) - Athienou - Lefkosia (Nicosia) Cycling Route

Main 7 – Larnaka (Larnaca) – Athienou – Lefkosia (Nicosia) Cycling Route

The route begins at the Larnaka port roundabout and heads west along Stratigou Timagia avenue until it reaches the Tsakkilero traffic lights where it turns right towards Aradippou, heading northwest. It goes through Aradippou, goes under the motorway to Paralimni and, keeping in the same direction, skirts the village of Avdellero before reaching Athienou. From Athienou the route turns south on the old Lefkosia – Larnaka road up to the junction of the road to Lympia on the right heading west. From Lympia it passes through the villages of Dali and Nisou, goes under the Lefkosia – Lemesos motorway and through the villages of Kotsiatis and Margi. The route then turns north, goes through Tseri and ends at the Tseriou street roundabout in the Kokkines area just outside Lefkosia.

Road condition: Paved roads throughout.
Route Description: This is an alternative route to the Larnaka- Lefkosia excursion or vice versa and goes past the village of Athienou in the Mesaoria plain.

Distance: 54.5km
Elevation Gain: 557m
Highest point: 306m
Lowest point: 5m
Loop: NO
Terrain: Mixed
Road surface: Paved
Section Distance (km) Total Distance (km)
Foinikoudes 0,0 0,0
Agios Lazaros 1,1 1,1
Tsiakilero 3,1 4,2
Aradippou 2,6 6,8
Avdellero 6,8 13,6
Athienou 6,2 19,8
Lympia 13,2 33,0
Dali 5,4 38,4
Nisou 2,9 41,3
Kotsiatis 4,8 46,1
Margi 2,8 48,9
Tseri 5,6 54,5

Courtesy of the CTO

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