Potamiou, a beautiful picturesque village surrounded by high mountain peaks, vineyards and rich vegetation, is built on a mean altitude of 670 metres, on the west bank of the “Chapotami” river.
The village is located 39 km northeast of the city of Lemesos and it neighbours with the villages Omodos, Mallia and Kissousa.
Potamiou is among the vine villages of the geographical region of Lemesos-Paphos. At the lime grounds of Potamiou there are vineyards which produce grapes used to make wine, as well as cultivations with fruit trees such as apple, pear, plum and peach trees. Cultivated pieces of land interchange with uncultivated pieces of land with a variety of natural vegetation.
The residents of Potamiou, using grapes from their vineyards, produce excellent quality wines, the traditional Cypriot alcohol drink “zivania”, as well as traditional dishes such as “soutzoukos”, “palouzes” and “kiofterka”.
Houses of traditional architecture with tiled roofs or cubicles, picturesque upper floors with narrow balconies, wooden and front doors with a distinctive decoration, as well as large spacious rooms, form the picturesque neighbourhoods of Potamiou.
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