Cyprus Passion

Cyprus mountains found in the center of the island have amazing sights for everyone to see and explore. Apart from mountains, hikes, natures waterfalls and small quaint villages you will also be greeted with churches, monasteries and old unique bridges like the Venetian Bridge. Many festivals occur in the villages here but also during winter months there is snow. Therefore, there is skiing and other winter sports happening in the mountains.

Throni Hill and Makarios’ Tomb

Throni Hill and Makarios’ Tomb

Throni Hill translates to Throne Hill, this is because this is where the tomb of Archbishop Makarios III resides. It is also where the procession of Virgin of the Rain takes place. The hill is found just 3km north west from the Kykkos Monastery and is on rough mountain top at an altitude of 1450 […]

Tzelefos Bridge (Gefiri tou Tzelefou)

Tzelefos Bridge (Gefiri tou Tzelefou)

Tzelefos bridge is one of many Venetian bridges in Cyprus and can be found in the forest area of Agios Nikolaos village in Paphos. The altitude of the forest location is around 440 meters and you can reach the bridge either from Paphos, Troodos mountains or Limassol. This is the largest Venetian bridge built in […]

Kalidonia waterfall and natural trail

Kalidonia waterfall and natural trail

Kalidonia nature trail is found in Troodos, Platres in the Limassol district.  It has 2 routes which lead to the Kalidonia Waterfall but end at the Tall tree (Psilo Dentro) found at Pano Platres. The hike is 3km long and takes around 1.5 – 2 hours in total. The level of difficulty is a category […]

Machairas Monastery (Panagia Machaira)

Machairas Monastery (Panagia Machaira)

Located in the mountains of Kionia (about 40 km from the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia) you will find the Machairas Monastery or Panagia Machaira overlooking the slopes on the valley of Machairas Mountain. The monasteries name comes from the Greek word ‘Μαχαίρι’ which mean knife. It was given this name due to the history behind […]

Millomeri waterfall in Pano Platres

Millomeri waterfall in Pano Platres

Cyprus has some amazing waterfalls that you would not believe exist on such a small island and yet they do! Now for sure you can’t compare the size of the waterfalls in Cyprus to the rest of the world. But even though Cyprus is a small island, we do have many waterfalls. Millomeri waterfall is […]

The abandoned ‘Berengaria’ Hotel

The abandoned ‘Berengaria’ Hotel

One of the gems of Cyprus, hidden away in the forest of Prodromos is unfortunately off limits due to its high risk of collapsing. Do you believe in Ghost stories? Located in the village of Prodromos in the province of Limassol, the Berengaria Hotel has been subject of mystery throughout the years attracting many visitors […]

The Venetian Bridge

The Venetian Bridge

The Venetian Bridge which is estimated to have been constructed in the 16th century, is located in Kalopanayiotis village in the valley of Marathassa in the Troodos range. The bridge passes over the Setrachos River just below the Monastery of Ioannis Lambadistis and it was used to link the village with the monastery, the first […]

Ayios Ioannis (St. John) Lambadistis

Ayios Ioannis (St. John) Lambadistis

The monastery of Ayios Ioannis (St. John) Lambadistis is located in the valley of Marathassa. In 1985 it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List which includes nine other painted Byzantine churches of the Troodos range! The monastery of Ayios Ioannis (Saint John) Lampadistis is located opposite the village of Kalopanayiotis in the valley […]

Kykkos Monastery

Kykkos Monastery

The drive up the picturesque Troodos Mountains to Kykkos Monastery is breathtaking. Amazing views in every direction you look, nature at it’s finest. The Monastery itself is also very stunning, with painted Frescos and golden mosaics depicting Biblical events at corridors. Visiting the Monastery of Kykkos you will find it located in the mountain region […]