ActivitiesNicosiaMain 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

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