Cyprus Passion

Villages in Cyprus are so beautiful and full of traditional styled homes, pathways and cobblestone street that will make you feel like you’re in a fairytale. Visiting villages, you can find events that happen with cultural or religious meanings but also small local shops to buy traditional sweets, clothes and tools too. Some villages have nature hikes, others have museums, cafes, shops and others old historical bridges. Loose yourself in the winding streets of the villages and experience local hospitality and amazing picturesque places. Below you can find some of the villages we suggest you visit and experience Cyprus from a local’s viewpoint.

Platres village

Platres village

Platres, also known as Pano Platres is a village located in the mountains of Cyprus in the Limassol District. You will find the village on the southern slopes of Troodos mountains and is amongst the wine villages. Troodos square is just a short 5km from the village. The city of Limassol is 25km and Nicosia, […]

Kato Drys village

Kato Drys village

Kato Dry is a village found near one of the most well-known villages in the Larnaca district which is Lefkara. It is Southwest of Cyprus and also neighbours the village Vavla. It is found at an altitude of around 520meters above sea level and is situated in hilly mountain areas. Kato Drys received its name […]

Moutoullas village

Moutoullas village

This beautiful old village of Moutoullas can be found in the mountain range of the Nicosia District at an elevation of 800m in the Marathasa village. The village is most well-known due the old small stone chapel of Panayia tou Moutoulla. It dates back to the 13th century and has a beautiful steep-pitched wooden roof […]

Lofou village

Lofou village

Lofou village can be found just 26km northwest of Limassol at an altitude of 800 meters. The villages of Vouni, Silikou, Koilani, Agios Therapon and Pera Pedi and many more boarder Lofou. The name ‘Lofou’ was given because the village was built on a hill, Lofos means hill in Greek. Through findings of pottery and […]

Omodos village

Omodos village

Omodos Village is located in the Troodos mountains just 42km northwest of Limassol City. It is in the geographical location of wine making villages and hosts a wine festival every year in August. The village is found at an altitude of 810 meters and is built on the banks of the river of Cha-potami. The […]

Pedoulas village

Pedoulas village

Pedoulas village is found in the Troodos mountains in the Nicosia District, at an altitude of 1100 meters. It is in the Marathasa Valley just 4 kilometers from Moutoullas. The village got its name from the Greek word pediada (πεδιαδα) which means a plain or flat country and laos (λαος) which means people. There are […]

Agros village

Agros village

Agros village can be found in the Troodos mountains and more specifically in the Pitsilia Area of the Limassol District. The Village is just 45 minutes away from Limassol and Nicosia City, and just 1 hour and 20mins away from Larnaca and Paphos. This village is actually built amphitheatrically on the mountain slopes, which looking […]

Lania village

Lania village

Lania village is located at the bottom of Troodos mountains off of the road from Limassol to Troodos. This village is also well-known for its wine making as it is one of the main villages of wine production in Cyprus. The village got its name from Lana, the daughter of the God Dionysus, who was […]

Lefkara village

Lefkara village

Lefkara is one of the most well-known villages amongst the European countries, as its reputation has preceded to Europe through the Cypriot Folk Needle craft called ‘Lefkaritika’, which is also known as embroideries. This famous technic of embroideries started way back in the 14th century. The village is located in the mountain ranges of Larnaca […]

Ayios Epiphanios Orineis village

Ayios Epiphanios Orineis village

Agios Epifanios, a village of the Lefkosia District, is located only 500m from the main road which leads from Lefkosia to Palaichori. According to Papamichael Toumazou, an epidemic struct the village in the 18th century and only one family consisting of the father, the mother and 3 daughters survived, but abandoned the village. Years later […]