Explore the heart of Cyprus with six self drive 'Village Routes', developed in conjunction with the Cyprus Sustainable Tourism Initiative.
Visit the Akamas national park, one of the most unspoilt areas in Cyprus, the stunning Troodos mountains, and the traditional lace making town of Lefkara.
The booklets are available to buy in resort from holiday representatives for €4 each.
By leaving the coast behind for a day, you are helping inland communities to earn a living from tourism...and experiencing the 'real' Cyprus!
Route 1: Limassol and surrounding area – visit the wine producing villages of rural Cyprus
Route 2: Orini and Larnaca – visit the mountainous villages of Orini and the traditional lace making village of Lefkara
Route 3: Farmagusta - Step back in time on this route, known as the ‘red earth and windmill route’, thanks to the areas vibrant soil and landscape dotted with windmills.
Route 4: Troodos Mountains – In the green heart of Cyprus you’ll be spoilt for choice with views to of south and central Cyprus
Route 5: Pitsillia – home to some of the highest mountain peaks and villages in Cyprus
Route 6: Akamas National Park – this is one of the most unspoilt regions in Cyprus, and home to Lara beach, a turtle nesting site.