Kyparissia is situated between the
forest road which links Foinikaria with Prastio and the public
Akrounta-Dierona road, about 10 kms from Lemesos. The most
interesting feature of the area is the Kyparissia river with its
steep banks. The vegetation consists of mixed thickets of cypress
trees and Pinus Brutia, olive trees and Pinus Brutia, olive trees
and cistus, and Pinus brutia.
Starting point: Moutti tis Kyparissias. Access is via forest roads
near the village of Foinikaria.
Length: Two routes: The first is circular and is 3.7 kms long. The
second leads to Germasogeia Dam via a forest road and is 3.8 kms
Time: 2 hours for each route.
Points of interest: A panoramic view at the starting point. Close to
the starting point there is a suitable take-off ground for
hang-gliding. The trail runs parallel to the Kyparissia river.
Starting point: An earthroad leading to Prastio via Foinikaria on
the east side of the Germasogeia Dam.
Length: 1.35 kms Time: 1/2 hour
Points of interest: A walk around a small peninsula inside the dam
which has been enriched with various species of fish. Fishing is
allowed only with permission from the Fisheries Department.