Troodos Villages



Commandaria Villages

Also known the as the ‘Kings wine’ Commandaria or Koummandaria is a Wine of Controlled Denomination of origin wine dating back to the 12th century, made in the Commandaria region villages. Found on the southern slopes of Troodos, north of Lemesos (Limassol) it comprises of 14 designated villages. Visitors can discover the local wine production in small wineries operating in some villages.

The appropriately named ‘vin de Commanderie’ or ‘Koumandaria wine’ is believed to be one of the oldest named wines in the world, having been referred to by its name for eight centuries.
Limassol District

Lania Village

Located at an altitude of 570 meter, the traditional village of Lania, sits on the foothills of Troodos mountain range.

Its existence dates back to the Late Bronze Age 1600 BC. According to tradition the name Lania is derived either from the name Lana, the daughter of Dionysus, God of Wine or the word ‘valania’ meaning acorn due to the fruit of the oak tree thriving in the region.

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Limassol District

Trimiklini Village

Engulfed by high mountaintops, Trimiklini village sits at an altitude of 545 meters. Crossed by the Kouris river on the south, vineyards, almond, olive and fruit trees, mainly peach, nectarine, pear and plum trees are cultivated.

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Limassol District

Doros Village

Situated on a hills at an altitude of 470 meters, the village of Doros or Thoros, hides away amongst almond trees and grape vines. Its history dates back to 700 BC after the excavation of the ancient tomb.

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Limassol District

Silikou Village

Built at an altitude of 650 meters, the quaint village of Silikou lies in the Kouris Valley. Once inhabited by both Greek and Turkish Cypriot residents, now it is mainly inhabited by Greek Cypriots.

Stroll around the village and discover the four churches dotted around. The main church is dedicated to Saint George, built in 1818, the church of Panagia Syrkas, was built in the 19th century in the ruins...

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Limassol District

Agios Georgios Village

Found at an altitude of 550 meters, amongst the Kourri valley is the village of Agios Georgios (Sylikou).

The crops cultivated in the village are black grapes, sultanas, grains, carob, olive, almond and fruit trees. Sample some delectable wine, the traditional spirit of zivania, and the sweets made from grape juice palouzes and soutzioukos.

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Limassol District

Monagri Village

The small village of Monagri is built at an altitude of 450 meters near the river Kouris. As a wine village vineyards thrive in the region along with citrus, carob, almond and olive trees.

Even through as small village, the village houses two notable churches. The main village church is dedicated to Saint George, built in the 16th century and restored in 1872. In the village centre is the...

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Limassol District

Agios Mamas Village

The quaint village of Agios Mamas, sits at an altitude of 500 meters in the area of Pitsilia. Built amphitheatrically below Mount Zalaka, it is named after the homonymous 3rd century martyr.

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Limassol District

Apsiou Village

Sitting of the river bank of Garylis, at an altitude of 410 meters, is the village of Apsiou. Surrounded by orchards, vineyards, olive and carob trees, the village offers a variety of rock formation not found elsewhere on the island.

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Limassol District

Gerasa Village

Twenty-two kilometres from the town of Limassol, is the village of Gerasa. Perched on the slopes of mount Papoutsa, at an altitude of 335 meters, the village offers visitors a tranquil break in the countryside.

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Limassol District

Louvaras Village

Louvara village is perched on the northeast hillside of the Troodos mountains. Surrounded by hills, admire views distributed by the tributaries of the Germasogia rivers to the east and the river Garili to the west.

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Limassol District

Agios Konstantinos Village

The small wine village of Agios Konstantinos is found 760 meters above sea level, on the southern foot of Papoutsa mountain. Scenic landscapes stretch around is decorated with vineyards, used for the production of the ancient sweet wine Commandaria, almond, olive and citrus trees.

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Limassol District

Agios Pavlos Village

On the south hill of Papoutsa mountain, at an altitude of 670 meters stands the village of Agios Pavlos. Picturesque old houses retaining the traditional character are perches on the hill.

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Limassol District

Kalo Chorio Village

The picturesque village of Kalo Chorio, is found at an altitude of 700 meters perched in the hills of the Pitsilia region. There are five other villages with the same name on the island, with their previous ‘unsuitable’ names changed to Kalo Chorio.

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Limassol District

Zoodoxos Pigi Village

Perched on the hills of the Pitsilia region, at an altitude of 885 meters, is the small village of Zoopigi. Encounter magnificent landscapes crossed by the Limnatis river and the tributaries of the Germasogia river. Decorated with vineyards, cultivated for the production of Commandaria, along with olive, almond and fruit trees.

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