Located around the central and higher pineclad elevations of Troodos, the Lemesos (Limassol) Mountain Resort region features charming village communities.
Located around the central and higher pineclad elevations of Troodos, the Lemesos (Limassol) Mountain Resort region features charming village communities. The region offers a wide network of different nature trails, suitable for all ages and levels of fitness, as well as mountain biking and cycling routes. Skiing is also available in the area during the winter months. A recommended regional attraction is the Troodos Environmental Information Centre, located 200 meters west of Troodos square (40 on the Troodos area-Western map). The Centre provides extensive information on the Troodos National Park, as well as general information on the geology, flora and fauna of the region. Another place to visit is Pano Platres, where the Cyprus Tourism Organisation Information Office is located. Platres (1,230m.) is the largest Troodos resort, situated about 5km from Troodos square. It is the area where most Troodos accommodation establishments are concentrated.
Tip: Visit Platania picnic site, 6km from Kakopetria on the Kakopetria – Troodos road, and have a rest or a stroll under the beautiful plane trees. Facilities include picnic tables, a restaurant and children’s play areas.
Cyprus Herbs Event: takes place in Platres village during October. Visitors can learn about the big variety of the indigenous herbs and get to know about their properties.