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Cycling in Cyprus

Cycling Routes in Cyprus:

Protaras - Agia Napa

Agia Napa - Pyrgos Xylofagou Cycling Route
This excursion does the round from Agia Napa to Xylofagou, returning along the Xylofagou - Agia Napa road. The 32 kilometres route begins at the little harbour of Agia Napa, climbing towards the north until it reaches the traffic lights where it turns left and to the west, along the bicycle path on the left hand side of the road. It then goes past Makronisos on the dirt road that leads to the chapel at Agia Thekla and the fishing shelter by Potamos Liopetriou. Heading south, it rounds Cape Pylato the Xylofagou Medieval Tower. From there it takes a northern course to reach the outskirts of Xylofagou, then turns right and to the east on to the Xylofagou - Agia Napa road back to Agia Napa.
Agia Napa
Agia Napa
32 kilometres
An easy route but it requires a 21-speed mountain bike.
A combination of paved and unpaved roads.

Tour of Deryneia Cycling Route
Even though this route is quite long (85 klometres), it is not difficult and goes past some of the most popular beaches of Cyprus as it travels along the coast before returning to Larnaka (Larnaca) via the “red soil” villages (Kokkinochoria) of the free Ammochostos area (Famagusta).
The route begins at Larnaka (Larnaca) Tourist Beach and heads east along the coastal road. It turns right at the roundabout just outside the British Sovereign Base Area of Dhekeleia, and enters the base. It turns right again at the next roundabout, goes past the Dhekeleia power station and travels along the outskirts of the village of Ormideia. It then turns right again, climbing a little as it passes outside the village of Xylofagou. Heading towards Agia Napa, the route goes past the fishing shelter of Potamos Liopetriou and then Makronisos before travelling along the main Agia Napa - Paralimni road. It then turns right on to the road for Cape Gkreko, along a bicycle path on the right hand side of the road (the side nearest the sea).
The turning to Cape Gkreko is 4 kilometers down the road to the right.Turning north from Cape Gkreko, the route goes past the Agios Anargyros picnic site and the Konnos area until it reaches Protaras. From Protaras the route continues to the village of Agia Triada where it turns left towards Paralimni. It cuts across Paralimni and reaches the road leading to Deryneia after turning right and heading north. From Deryneia the route heads back to Larnaka via the potato-growing “red soil” villages of Frenaros and Liopetri. After Xylofagou, it follows the same route back.
Larnaka Tourist Beach
Larnaka Tourist Beach
85 kilometres
An easy course. It requires a street bicycle with speeds.
Good quality paved road throughout.
260 metres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paphos Area

 

Geroskipou - Pafos Cycling Route
This 24 kilometres excursion goes from Geroskipou to the Monastery of Stavros tis Minthas and the golf course, and then on to the village of Tsada before ending in Pafos (Paphos). The route starts from the centre of Geroskipou and goes towards Lemesos (Limassol), travelling along the old Lemesos - Pafos road. Between Geroskipou and Koloni, a turning to the left leads to Agia Marinouda in the north. The route goes through the village and climbs north to reach the village of Marathounta. From there it turns right, climbing up towards the village of Episkopi in the Pafos district. Just before the top of the hill, the route takes the dirt road to the left, leading to the golf course and the Monastery of Stavros tis Minthas. From here, a paved road covers the 3 kilometres to the village of Tsada. From Tsada, it is downhill to Pafos along the Pafos - Polis road.
Geroskipou
Pafos
24 kilometres
Not very difficult, but not easy either. A mountain bike of 21 speeds is required.
A variety of surfaces of both paved and dirt roads.

 

 

Kato Pafos - Timi Forest Cycling Route
This 12 kilometres excursion is actually a bicycle tour of the Pafos (Paphos) area. It goes along the coastal front of Kato Pafos (Kato Paphos), past Geroskipou Tourist Beach, ending up at Timi Beach near Pafos Airport (Paphos Airport) and the nearby eucalyptus grove. The route starts off at Pafos Harbour (Paphos Harbour|), heading in a southeasterly direction. After the Pafos Beach Hotel, it continues along a bicycle path on the right hand side of the road, parallel to the coast, as far as Geroskipou Tourist Beach. From there it goes along a dirt road to the Pafos Airport perimetre and crosses the Ezousa riverbed (on foot). The route then follows the airport perimetre fence, heading first north and then east to join the paved road to the airport. At that point, the route turns right towards the sea. Continuing a little further down, it reaches the small bay and beach of Timi and the nearby eucalyptus grove with its picnic site.
Pafos port
Timi coast
12 kilometres
A mountain bike is required.
A variety of surfaces consisting of both paved and dirt roads

 

 

Pafos - Polis Cycling Route
This 37 kilometres route goes from Pafos (Paphos) to Polis, the main town of Chrysochou Bay.

It begins in Kato Pafos (Kato Paphos), going along the coastal road in a northwesterly direction until the crossroad at Coral Bay, where it turns right. It then climbs to the village of Pegeia, known for its fountain. The route continues to climb through the village, offering a spectacular view of the west coast. It then enters the forest, travelling northeast to the village of Kathikas from where it heads north to Prodromi and finally to Polis.
Pafos
Polis
37 kilometres
A rather tough route for the average cyclist but can be achieved with some effort and on a good bike (either a street bike or a mountain bike) with speeds.
Good quality paved roads throughout.
615 metres

 

 

Pafos - Polis Cycling Route
This 37 kilometres route goes from Pafos (Paphos) to Polis, the main town of Chrysochou Bay.

It begins in Kato Pafos (Kato Paphos), going along the coastal road in a northwesterly direction until the crossroad at Coral Bay, where it turns right. It then climbs to the village of Pegeia, known for its fountain. The route continues to climb through the village, offering a spectacular view of the west coast. It then enters the forest, travelling northeast to the village of Kathikas from where it heads north to Prodromi and finally to Polis.
Pafos
Polis
37 kilometres
A rather tough route for the average cyclist but can be achieved with some effort and on a good bike (either a street bike or a mountain bike) with speeds.
Good quality paved roads throughout.
615 metres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Polis - Argaka:

 

Polis - Akamas Lighthouse Cycling Route
The greatest advantage of the Polis area as far as cycling is concerned is its proximity to the Akamas peninsula.
This 22 kilometres route begins in Polis and heads west towards Lakki (Latsi) the small harbour/marina of Polis and the Baths of Aphrodite. Shortly after Lakki (Latsi) and just before the Baths it turns south, climbing towards Neo Chorio. The route goes through the village and then heads west. The road becomes a dirt road just outside the village. It then passes Smigies picnic site, which is the last stop for water. From Smigies the route climbs rather steeply and turns right, heading southwest along the slopes of a hill offering alternating views of the east and west sides of the peninsula. Three kilometres from Smigies, a turning to the right leads to ruins known as Pyrgos tis Rigainas. Alternatively, continuing straight for another 2 kilometres leads on to the road to Lara, Fontana Amorosa and the Baths of Aphrodite. Further along this road is Akamas lighthouse, the perfect place to enjoy a magnificent sunset, provided you can drive back safely in the dark!
Alternative route: You can return to Polis from the lighthouse by going along the Fontana Amorosa road to the Baths of Aphrodite.
Polis
Akamas lighthouse
22 kilometres
A difficult route. A mountain bike with at least 21 speeds is required. Front fork suspension is recommended.
Varied surfaces consisting of both paved and dirt roads

 

 

Polis - Argaka Cycling Route
This 28 kilometres route goes northeast along the Polis - Pyrgos road, travelling along the coast until a turning to the right that leads to the village of Argaka. The road goes past the village school and continues straight and south along a dirt road. It then turns southeast to the picnic site at Agios Merkourios. From there it goes along a descending forest road to Argaka and back to Polis.
Polis
Polis
28 kilometres
A relatively easy route, despite being on a dirt road. It requires a mountain bike with front fork suspension.
A variety of surfaces.

 

 

Polis - Pyrgos Cycling Route
This excursion, together with the routes from Pafos (Paphos), links Pyrgos with Polis and Pafos. The 48 kilometres route begins in Polis and travels along the coast in a northeasterly direction to Pachyammos. It then does a little detour, climbing up into the mountains in a southerly direction in order to by-pass the Turkish enclave of Kokkines, after which it goes downhill to rejoin the coastal road to Pyrgos.
Polis
Pyrgos
48 kilometres
Easy and almost flat road. There are often strong onshore winds in the area, particularly in the afternoon. A street bike with at least 14 speeds is required.
Good quality paved roads throughout.
130 metres

 

 

Stavros tis Psokas - Pafos Cycling Route
This 65 kilometres excursion links Kykkos and the Troodos mountains with Pafos (Paphos).
From the forestry station at Stavros tis Psokas, the dirt road heads in a southwesterly direction through one of the most beautiful regions of the island. Uphills and downhills alternate as far as the camping site at Agia. From here the road starts to climb steadily to the end of the forest a little outside Panagia, at the picnic site in Monasilakkas. It then continues a little further up to the largest village in the area Panagia, birthplace of Archbishop Makarios III, the first President of Cyprus. The Monastery of Panagia Chrysorrogiatissa is situated near this village. The route continues towards Pafos, passing through the villages of Asprogia, Kannaviou, Agios Dimitrianos, Psathi, Polemi, Kallepeia, Tsada and Mesogi.
Stavros
Pafos
65 kilometres
Despite being mostly downhill, there are quite a few steep uphills particularly on the paved parts of the road. A mountain bike with 21 speeds is recommended.
A variety of surfaces consisting of both paved and dirt roads.
475 metres

 

 

Stavros tis Psokas - Pyrgos Cycling Route
This 40 kilometres route offers an alternative excursion from Stavros tis Psokas, leading to Pyrgos in the Tilliria region instead of to Panagia and Pafos (Paphos).
Starting at the Stavros tis Psokas forestry station, the route climbs a little to the north until it reaches a fork. The right-hand road leads east to Kykkos, while the road to the left heads west to Pomos and Kato Pyrgos. The latter is a winding downhill road, which emerges at the military camp of Agios Georgios. From there the route turns right, heading east to reach the coastal road and Pyrgos 6 kilometres away.
Stavros
Pyrgos
40 kilometres
A relatively easy route as it is mostly downhill. Any kind of bike with speeds and brakes in good condition will do.
Good quality paved road throughout.
10 metres

 

 

Reference: Cyprus Tourism Organisation Official Portal www.visitcyprus.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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