Troodos Villages





Solea Villages

Quaint villages dotted among the Solea valley are homes to UNESCO heritage Byzantine churches, traditional architecture and shed light on Cyprus’ history. Located 56km both from Lefkosia and Limassol explore the villages to unearth cobblestone streets and traditional accommodation and restaurants decorated with the smell and sound of pine trees, mountains and winding rivers. Galata and Kakopetria are popular amongst the villages with old mills, traditional cuisines and architecture. Other villages worth mentioning are Evrychou, Flasou and Korakou.
Nicosia District

Kakopetria Village

The popular destination Kakopetria, is found at an altitude of 667 meters, nestled among the Solea Valley. Maintaining its rustic character, the old quarter of the village consists of stone built houses decorated by wooden balconies and winding stone paved alleys. The quarter has been declared a protected...

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Nicosia District

Galata Village

The small village of Galata, is found 620 meters above sea level amongst verdant vegetation traversed by the Klarios river. Characteristic wooden balconies decorate traditional homes, with stone build walls, tiles roofs and wooden doors.

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Nicosia District

Spilia Village

The small village of Spilia, is perched up at an altitude of 1100 meters, on the foothills of the Troodos mountains. Nestled within dense forest, the village was built during the 16th century, when the Monastery of Panayia Chrysokourdaliotissa was built. The area consists of two regions separated by...

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Nicosia District

Evrychou Village

Discover agricultural centre of the Solea valley, the village of Evrychou. Located on the eastern bank of the Karkotis river, at an altitude od 440 meters, the picturesque village offers opportunities to explore nature and history. Surrounded by lush vegetation broken up by small streams flowing down the slopes.

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Nicosia District

Katydata Village

Discover the village Katydata, at an altitude of 275 meters, with the two rivers Karkotis and Setrachos running across it. Its history dates back to the Medieval times, and its names is derived from the greek words ‘kato’ meaning under and ‘ydor’ meaning waters, as there are underground waters flowing.

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Nicosia District

Kaliana Village

Nestled in the valley of the Karkotis river at an altitude of 600 meters, is the quaint village of Kaliana. Decorated with lush wild vegetation filling the fresh air with aromas from pine and terebinth trees as well as cultivated apple, pear, peach, apricot and olive trees.

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Nicosia District

Agios Theodoros Village

The small village of Agios Theodoros Soleas, is ocated at an altitude of 440 meters, on the outskirt of the Troodos mountains. Built in the banks of the river Atsa, the village offers tranquillity and relaxation among the lush nature.

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Nicosia District

Flasou Village

Among the valley of the river Karkotis, at an altitude of 330 meters, encounter the scenic village of Flassou. The village was once divide into an upper and lower neighbourhood, where the Turkish Cypriot lived in the upper and the Greek Cypriot in the lower region.

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Nicosia District

Korakou Village

Koraou village can be found at an altitude of 420 meters, north of the ancient mine of Skouriotissa. The village dates back to the Frankish rule, and contains an abandoned Turkish Cypriot area north of the community.

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Nicosia District

Linou Village

Built on the banks of the Karkotis river, at an altitude of 310 meters, is the village of Linou.

Privileged with annual rainfall and the fertile land of the river bank, olive trees, citrus trees and fruit trees such as apple, pear, plum and medlar trees are cultivated.

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Nicosia District

Sina Oros Village

The small village of Sina Oros (Mount Sina) is located in the Solea region, and even though it is found near larger tourist villages it has been almost completely abandoned in the last few years.

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