Cyprus villages

Cyprus villages you just have to see before you die


Apart from incredible party destination, blissful island, certified blue flagged beaches, Cyprus has much more to offer. But not many people talk about the countryside of this small island country, Cyprus contains majestically beautiful countryside that you can’t afford to miss.

Ahead, list of some of the most beautiful villages in Cyprus that leave you in awe.

Kakopetria

Located at: located 55 kilometers southwest of the capital, Nicosia

Because of the balanced climatic conditions it Kakopetria is one of the most preferred villages by the visitors because of its scenic view and extraordinary architecture. In fact, the old Kakopetria parts of the village are regarded as an ancient monument that is protected by the Cypriot Department of Antiquities.

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Lofou

Located at: 5 km northwest of Agios Therapon.

Its located between Paphos and Limassol, just 25-minute drive away from Limassol.

Lofou has been renowned for its stunning mountain terrains, cobblestone narrow streets, and verdant vegetation. Lofou belongs to one of the 4th wine routes of Cyprus.  

With only 100 permanent residents, Lofou is a perfect destination for you to relax and enjoy some peaceful time.

Omodos

Located at: Limassol District of Cyprus and is 80 kilometers from the city of Nicosia.

Omodos is one of the most popular villages of Cyprus renowned for its sweet grape flavors and exquisite wines. The whole village is encompassed by beautiful mountainous region which provides is a stunning backdrop.

Locals are known for their friendly and warm hospitality where you will be able to spend some quality time at traditional coffee shops and enjoy the mouthwatering Cypriot dishes. Omodos produces a lot of wine and holds a wine festival every August

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Platres

Located at: 25 kilometers north-west of the city of Limassol

Experience the simple joy of living with nature trails, striking architecture and stunning nature will make you fall in love with this small village, the whole village is built amphitheatrically on the slopes of the Troodos Mountains.

Platres also facilitates chocolate workshops which allows you to taste different chocolates with Cypriot drinks.

Leftkara

Located at: the village is situated at the foot of the Troodos Mountains in the southeastern region, 650m above sea level, 45 km from Nicosia, 30 km from the Larnaca.

The village is most famous for its production of top quality lace, and according to local legend even the world famous artist Leonardo da Vinci came to Leftkara to purchase a lace cloth in 1481, you will be able to see the local women working diligently on fine embroidery.

Other attractions include a small Turkish delight factory and a folklore museum, which allows you to understand the ancient culture and life at Cyprus.