Troodos (Cyprus) Reviews
Description:World Region: Europe / Troodos is the biggest mountain range of Cyprus, located in the center of the island. Troodos' ... more
Troodos (Cyprus) ... highest peak is Mount Olympus at 1,952 meters. Troodos mountain range stretches across most of the western side of Cyprus, offering cool sanctuary and idyllic hours spent in long walks in its scented pine forests in summer and winter sports and skiing in winter. There are many famous mountain resorts, Byzantine monasteries and churches on mountain peaks, and nestling in its valleys and picturesque mountain villages clinging to terraced hill slopes. There are 9 churches in Troodos that are counted among Unesco's World Heritage Sites and several monasteries, of which the Kykkos monastery is the most famous and rich.
Newest Review: ... a little bit of a let down, as it seemed to be full of stalls selling touristy bits, and hoardes of coaches. So hire a car and take a drive up from the coast. Platres is an idea place to stay, would thoroughly reccomend hotel Minerva run by a botantist. stayed in a lovely room with 4 poster for 30.00 a night for 2. Johns cafe does wonderful food, the Meze had so many courses I couldn't begin ... more
Customer Troodos (Cyprus) Reviews (3)
by - written on 25/09/08 (Very useful, 24 readings)
Having now visited Cyprus twice I can thoroughly advise a trip to the Troodos mountains is well worth it. Troodos village itself is a little bit of a let down, as it seemed to be full of stalls selling touristy bits, and hoardes of coaches. So hire a car and take a drive up from the coast. Platres is an idea place to stay, would thoroughly reccomend hotel Minerva run by a botantist. stayed in a lovely room with 4 poster for 30.00 a night for 2. Johns cafe does wonderful food, the Meze had so many courses I couldn't begin to finish it all. Go in June, and enjoy the most tasty cherries ever. There are b=various walks from Troodos. we did the Caledonia trail that ... Read the complete review
by Sergios Kotanidis - written on 16/04/07
We live in Larnaca Cyprus and every time we go there we anderstand that is onother world. I made some photos in January 2007 : http://www.cypruspictures.net/TRODOS/TRODOS/index.html The area is magical and suitable for a variety of activities such as hiking, skiing, mountain cycling, nature study and picnics.
by - written on 29/07/05 (Somewhat useful, 991 readings)
Platres is a lovely village on the southern slopes of the Troodos mountains. Most popular with walkers, as a number of nature trails begin from the village and many more are near by. Mountain bicycling is also a popular activity. It is centrally located for excursions to the wonderful churches and monasteries of the island and the other traditional villages of Omodhos, Lofou, Lania, Pera Pedhi, Phini. The nearest beach is a 45 min drive away to either Curium or Pissouri. One can easily visit Paphos or Limassol. In the village there is a selection of hotels, restaurants and ... Read the complete review
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