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Oroklini Lake is a must-see wildlife site in the Larnaca district. This fantastic nature patch is literally in the heart of Voroklini community and, despite its small size, is home to rich wildlife. For the preservation of its great biodiversity the wetland is protected under European law, thus it is designated a Natura 2000 site.


Tenta Archaeological site in Kalavasos

Kalavasos Tenta refers to a beautiful historic hill.

Tenta hill is on the west side of Vasilikos valley, only 2.50 kilometres far from Kalavasos village. According to tradition, the name Tenta was given because St Helen set up a tent at that location in 327 A.D., on her return from Jerusalem where she had brought pieces of the Holy Cross...


The Castle of Larnaca is a fort marked by various cultures in the heart of Larnaca’s historic centre.

Kamares: the old aqueduct of Larnaca

The Kamares old aqueduct is located on the west side of the city centre of Larnaca and on the north-west of the Larnaca Salt Lake. The most famous part of the aqueduct is visible on the road heading towards Limassol in the Kamares area. The word Kamares in Greek means arches. The whole structure consists of 75 arches.

The aqueduct was...

The Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque in Larnaca

Situated at a serene setting, the Muslim shrine Hala Sultan Tekke is found approximately 6 kilometres away from the west bank of the Salt Lake of Larnaca. 

Since it has been acknowledged as a holy site for Muslims, it attracts thousands of visitors every year, especially during Islamic holidays. The mosque stands as one of the most...

Makenzy Beach in Larnaca

Awarded with the Blue Flag, “Mackenzie” beach lies near the Larnaca International Airport. While vacationers swim in the blue water or lay on the sunbeds, they can watch the planes close up as they take off or land at the airport.

Mackenzie beach has thin grey sand and is 1000 meters long and 35 to 80 meters wide. It provides all the...

Bust of Kimon in Larnaca

Located on the Athenon avenue, in the center of the Phinikoudes Promenade in Larnaca since 1927, the bust statue of the General Kimon was created by the Athenian sculptor George Alexandropoulos. The bust, made of pentelic marble, is placed on a concrete column. The depiction of the General was based on an engraved figure of him found on a...


Kalavasos village is 40km far from the city of Larnaka, neighbouring Tochni,Zygi,Mari and Maroni Villages.The village is built on the west shore of Vasilikos river. The village position was very important and helped the natural environment and agriculture development of the area. It is believed that the village name Kalavasos came from an...

Saint Nicholas in Larnaca

Saint Nicholas church in Larnaca, is a modern architecture building with an impressive bell tower. At the square opposite the church, there is Christakis Ptochopoulou bust, who died at Tillirias battle in 1964.

Saint Nicholas was born in 270AD in Patara Lykias and was raised by a rich and well-known family. He was very close to God since...

Traditional House & Old Dairy in Athienou

This traditional house in Athienou was owned by the family of Petros and Florentia Mammous. They lived here with their five children back in the 20th century. One of the children was Costas that afterwards became a famous religious icon painter, Kallinikos Satvrovouniotis. In the same house there used to be a grocery store and a dairy due to...

Άγιος Χαράλαμπος στον Κάτω Δρυ

Saint Charalambos church, is the main church in Kato Drys and was built in 1897.  It is a church with a single aisle and a v-shaped roof and it is not too big

Inside there is a wooden carved altarpiece. Also, they are icons of Virgin Maria, Jesus and John the Baptist which were transferred from the he old Byzantines church. The icon...


Zenovia diving site is the biggest shipwreck in the Mediterranean and the ultimate diving experience.


Saint Georgios church is the main church of Xylofagou. Saint Georgios is a modern church built in a royal rhythm with a dome. The construction of the church started in 1980 and completed in 1993. There is a small, older church beside the big one, which was built in the beginning of 16th century also dedicated to Saint Georgios.



Vavla is a scenic village located in Larnaca Region, at about 470 meters of elevation and borders with the villages of Layia, Ora, Kato Drys, Lefkara and Chirokitia. According to historian Nearchos Clerides the village was built around 1450AC. The village name has two versions for its origin. The first version says that the name Vavla derives...


Saint Xeonophon church is in a prominent center location, in the alleys of the Pano Lefkara community. It’s an arched wooden roof temple coated with stone on the outside. The church’s architecture goes along well with the surrounding architecture of the houses. The inside of the temple is plain and simple while it entails an iconostasis (the...


Three kilometers south of Xylophagou village and on the highest point of Pyla’s plateau, around 100 meters from sea level, there’s a cylindrical structure, Xylophagou Tower or Rigainas Tower (Queen’s tower). It was built during the medieval period and more specifically during the Venetian occupation of Cyprus. It was built with handmade cubic...


Archangel Michael is in the community centre of Oroklini and it is the main temple of the community. The construction of the church began on 1984 and finished two year later. Its built using the Byzantine style architecture (crossed with a dome).

On the inside of the church the wooden carved icosnostasis made of oak tree really stands...


In the southwest of the community you will find a picnic area called “Panagia Evaggelistrias”, which has the same name as the traditional church just nearby.

It’s a small picnic area (around 50 people capacity) but is very well organised with wooden picnic tables, toilets, drinking water taps, barbeque area and kid’s playground.



CTO beach is in Pyla area, beside Dhekelia road and near the centre of Larnaca. Its calm and shallow waters in combination with the amenities and facilities of the surrounding area makes this beach a perfect choice especially for families. The amenities include sunbeds with umbrellas, WC’s, showers, changing rooms. Sport activities are provided...