Troodos Cycling Routes

Troodos Cycling Routes

Troodos offers an opportunity to get some fresh air and explore nature on a bike! As a Mediterranean island it is blessed with sunshine throughout the year and stays shy of headwinds, making the mountain region a biker’s paradise.

Within a distance of 10 km, explore rapid changes in terrain and scenery, from rocky to clay and steep to flat. Find a number of bike centers dotted throughout the island offering rental service, route information, guide, assistance and support. Allow them to organize your journey and choose with you the best routes for your predilections. Take a bike and convert the island into one huge mountain bike arena!

Routes by Mountains

Paved / Forest Dirt Track

Psilo Dendro (Platres) - Karvounas

Paved / Forest Dirt Track

Karvounas - Prodromos

Paved / Forest Dirt Track

Prodromos - Psilo Dendro (Platres)

Paved Road

Mikros Gyros Troodous

Paved / Forest Dirt Track

Troodos Square - Kaminouthkia - Psilo Dendro

Paved / Forest Dirt Track

Troodos Square - Kaminouthkia - Mesa Potamos

Paved / Forest Dirt Track

Troodos Square - Persefoni Trail - Kalidonia - Platres

Paved / Forest Dirt Track

Troodos Square Persefoni Trail - Kalidonia -Prodromos

Paved Road

Troodos Square - Karvounas - Kyperounta - Kakopetria

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Troodos Biking Center
The Troodos Bike center is located in Troodos hotel right in the heart of Troodos Mountain range. This privileged location of Troodos is ideal for mountainbiking. The Troodos Bike center is operated by ActivateCyprus, the most experienced mountainbike company with local mountainbike guides who can take you and your friends on an unforgettable mountainbike trip of the area. It is equipped with over 20 mountainbikes of one of the best brands on the market, SCOTT!.
The center organizes events and tours throughout the year and specially from April to end of November when is the best season to ride in this amazing mountainbike area! Join a scheduled mountainbike tour or contact us for a custom made tour for you and your friends!
Book a multi day stay in Troodos Hotel and benefit from our offers!
The Hotels offers bus transfers for the bikers and their bikes

For Inquiries call 22450000 From May to end of November our Activate Cyprus offers Roadcycling, Mountainbike and Gravelbike tours for all levels. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or have a look at our tours on our website www.activatecyprus.com.
Mountainbike in Troodos- Introduction text
Troodos can be easily called the mountainbikers playground! Hundreds of kilometers of dirt trails and numerous singletrails of different level of difficulty have made Troodos an area that every mountainbiker falls in love with and keeps coming back again and again! Starting from Olympus peak one can find fascinating singletrails to ride all the way to the villages around as well towards the eastern part to Macheras forest or to the west towards Pafos Forest until the peninsula of Akamas.
You can give us a call or drop us an email to organize your tailor made mountainbike tour in Troodos!
Gravelbike in Troodos
For the adventure lovers of gravelbikes, Troodos is an ideal place! Free yourselves while riding in the wilderness and in unspoilt areas in the forest, stop for a refreshing “shower” along the creeks with crystal clear water and rest in any of the numerous picnic sites! During the night enjoy the traditional village life where you can enjoy local dishes and meet authentic people! Cyprus at its best!
Road bike in Troodos
Apart from the climb to Olympus, Troodos has several scenic road cycling routes as the one from Agros to Troodos or the Troodos to Stavros tis Psokas area. You can always ride a 360route of Troodos and get all the beauty in one ride! Starting from Platres, a nice village at around 1000m above sea level, you can first ride to Olympus peak to get the most stunning view all over the island. From there you will descent towards Marathasa valley where you will be amazed by the beauty of the place and the local tasties that can be found everywhere! Kalopanayiotis is one of the villages that sand out in the area. From there you ride to Kakopetria where a ride along the old part of the village is a must! Stone paved alleys and traditional houses along the river is the highlight of the village. Kakopetria is a good place for a lunch stop at one of the restaurants that offer traditional dishes! You can enjoy “Pestrofa” (trout fish) cooked with a local traditional recipe in Mylos restaurant. Following a light meal you are now ready for the ride back to Platres. On the way you can pass from Spilia, Kyperounta and Amiandos vilages and enjoy the calmness of village life in Troodos.

Cycling Events

O3 OLYMPUSMAN TRIATHLON

31 OCTOBER 2020
Do you have what it takes?
Do you have what it takes to be an Olympus Man?!
OlympusMan O3 is a one of its kind in Cyprus triathlon and one of those events every hardcore triathlete must have in his/her “bucket list”!
The course runs point-to-point, from Paphos coast, through the beautiful Diarizos valley, the vineyards region and thick coniferous forests to, finally, finish on the top of the island, the Olympus peak. OlympusMan is a long day’s challenge through some of Cyprus’s most spectacular scenery. At the beginning of November the climate of Cyprus offers excellent conditions for such an endeavor!
The Mediterranean Sea water is at a perfect 21°C temperature and crystal clear. The air temperature most likely will be at around 22-25°C on the lower sections with an expected 13-14°C on Olympus peak.
108,9km total distance | 3000m+ of total ascent | 3 sports | 1 target, the summit
for more info https://www.activatecyprus.com/o3-olympusman-1 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

“0-2000” CYCLING CHALLENGE
17 MAY 2020(NEW Date to be announced soon)
Sky is the limit
After eight successful events, your favourite and challenging road event, the "0-2000" will be back soon in 2020 for one more fascinating challenge! The hardest and most challenging Road Cycling race in Cyprus has a name and this is "0-2000"! In this case, the name says it all: where you start from, what to expect and where you finish!
There are many roads that start at sea level and can take you up the top of the Cyprus Mountains, the Olympus peak at almost 2000m above sea level. We choose the shortest thus the steepest, most scenic and toughest route to the top! Will you miss this experience this year?
Starting from 0 meters Above Sea Level and finishing on almost 2000 meters, at the highest peak of Cyprus - Olympus (1952 m), this is the race that time is not the target, the top is! It's what we say, "Sky is the limit"!! After 75km of uphill riding, you will conquer the top of the highest mountain in Cyprus!
The race starts in Limassol at MyMall, and heads towards Kolossi, Kouris Dam, passes through the scenic rural roads of Lofou, Pera Pedi and Platres to finish on the top of Troodos, the Olympus peak. After the finish, the participants will have the time to relax in Troodos Square before heading back to the starting point by bus (optional)!
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