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Where can you buy real a Christmas tree in Cyprus?

The Department of Forests published a list with locations where people can buy real trees to use for Christmas.

The trees will be available from Wednesday 28 November until Friday, December 14, on business days only, between 8 am to 3 pm.

The announcement clarifies that the trees were removed from forests, as part of Forestry Department planning in order to improve conditions of growth and reduce competition in forest plantations.

Selling point Telephone
Athalassa Forest Station 22403749
Larnaca Forest Station 24818108
Limassol Forest Station 25872306
Fasouri Forest Station 25952120
Geroskipou Forest Station 26306266
Gialia Forest Station 26812730
Panayia Forest Station 26817416
Platania Forest Station 22608512

Illegal cutting, possession and transfer of trees, without a Forestry Department licence can lead to fines of up to €5,000 and/or time in prison, the announcement says.

People interested in buying trees are urged to acquire in advance, the necessary logging and transport licenses by the Department of Forests. At the same time, before transferring the trees from the logging sites, they must ensure that they are sealed with a Forestry Department seal.

 

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