Troodos Villages




Marathasa Villages

Home to some of the region’s most important churches and monasteries and famous for its cherry trees the Marathasa valley has many to offer to a visitor. Visit picturesque villages such as Kalopanagiotis, Moutoullas and Pedoulas for a taste of Cypriot rural life.

On your climb to Toodos mountain find them from the north along the Lefkosia-Evrychou-Troodos road and from the south along the Lemesos-Platres-Prodromos road.
Nicosia District

Pedoulas Village

Climbing at an altitude of 1100 meters find the quaint village of Pedoulas. Engulfed in pine trees and cherry trees for which it is known for, the popular destination offers rich history and tranquil scenery.

Pedoulas’ history dates back to the Byzantine times, and by the end of World War II, the village was a pioneer in tourism and cherry production, setting it as the cultural and commercial centre of the Marathasa region.

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Nicosia District

Kalopanayiotis Village

Nestles amidts verdant scenery, with healing waters running through, the village of Kalopanayiotis sits at the foothills of the Troodos mountains. Dating back to the 11th century the historic village combines nature and culture into one.

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Nicosia District

Moutoulas Village

In the heart of the Marathasa valley, built amphitheatrically at an altitude of 800 meters is the beautiful village of Moutoullas. Renowned for its waters, trek down the path towards the ‘Baths of Rigena’ and to ‘Chlio’ and discover springs of sulphurous waters. In addition, discover the crystal clear drinking waters of the village...

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Nicosia District

Oikos village

The picturesque village of Oikos is found at an altitude of 650 meters on the slopes east of the valley of the river Sitrachos.

Take a stroll around the village and admire streams descending mountain slopes with traditional stone build houses built one on top of each other, steeped in verdant vegetation. Visit the old primary...

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Limassol District

Treis Elies Village

Built at an altitude of 845 meters, the small village of Treis Elies sits on the banks of the Drakontas river. Decorated with fruit trees such as apple, cherry and prune trees as well as vineyards cultivated in the village along with the wild vegetation of pine, oak, terebinth, plane and cedar trees the village is drenched in lush greenery.

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Limassol District

Lemithou Village

On the foothills of the Troodos mountain the scenic village of Lemithou sits at an altitude of 1100 meters. Steeped in lush green vegetation and rogue surroundings it is one of the highest mountainous villages of the island. With a cool climate all year round and annual rainfall, fruit trees such as apple, pear, prune and cherry trees are cultivated.

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Nicosia District

Kampos Village

The charming village of Kampos or Kampos tis Tsiakkistra, emerges in the valley crossed by the Kampos river. With century old history, its name is thought to have derived from the 4th century AD where copper miners set up camp in the plateau of the valley. However, the village was recorded in maps in 1754.

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Nicosia District

Gerakies Village

The amphitheatrically built settlement of Gerakies village sits at an altitude of 925 meters on the hillside of Marathasa. The village dates back 700 years ago, and begun from the church of Saint Nicholas built by exiled priests.

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Nicosia District

Paliomylos Village

Located north of the Troodos mountains, the quaint village of Paliomylos sits at an altitude of 1040 meters. With a number of streams of the Diarizos River running across and the surrounding forest engulfing the village, enjoy a serene stroll around the village.

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Nicosia District

Kaminaria Village

In the verdant hills of the Marathasa valley, at an altitude of 780 meters, emerges the small village of Kaminaria. Its name originates from the numerous kilns used to make pottery.

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Nicosia District

Ayios Dimitrios Village

On the north hill of the Marathasa valley, the village of Agios Demetrios is perched on an altitude of 900 meters. Crossed by the river Kryos Potamos, and surrounded by thick forests the small village ensues tranquility and peace.

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