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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...

Tenta Archaeological site in Kalavasos

Kalavasos Tenta is a beutiful place, a historic hill.

Tenta hill is on the west side of Vasilikos valley, only 2.50 km far from Kalavasos Village. According tradition, the name Tenta was given because when Saint Eleni in 327 ADS returned from Jerusalum bringing with her the Crucifixion cross, she set up her tent at that point. Please...

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...

Kamares in Larnaca

The old aqueduct of Kamares is located to the west of the city of Larnaca and on north-west of Larnaca’s Salt Lake. The most famous section of the aqueduct is the one that is visible from the Larnaca – Limassol highway and bears the name of Kamares Aqueduct. The whole structure consists of 75 arches. Kamares in Greek mean arches.


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...

Zenobia Wreck in Larnaca

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...

Panagia in Avdellero

Περίπου μισό χιλιόμετρο βορειοδυτικά του κέντρου της κοινότητας, σε δρόμο που οδηγεί προς την Αθηένου βρίσκεται εκκλησάκι αφιερωμένο στην Παναγία, όπως επίσης και Αγίασμα. Το εντυπωσιακό μικρό αυτό εκκλησάκι βρίσκεται σε κοντινή απόσταση από τον ενοριακό ναό της Παναγίας της Αιματούσας. Το παρεκκλήσι είναι λαξευμένο σε βράχο και μόνο ο νότιος...


Ο Άγιος Μόδεστος στα Πυργά αποτελεί ένα από τα μετόχια της Ιεράς Μονής Σταυροβουνίου. Βρίσκεται βορειανατολικά της Μονής, ανάμεσα στα μετόχια της Αγίας Βαρβάρας και της Παναγίας της Στάζουσας. Η εκκλησία του Αγίου Μόδεστου βρίσκεται σε αγροτική περιοχή, η οποία καλλιεργείται από τους μοναχούς της Μονής. Αποτελεί ένα μικρό καμαροσκέπαστο ναό...


Η εκκλησία του Αρχαγγέλου Μιχαήλ, αποτελεί τη δεύτερη μεγαλύτερη εκκλησία της κοινότητας της Βάβλας και βρίσκεται στην είσοδο του χωριού. Αποτελεί μια απλή, μονόκλιτη πετρόκτιστη εκκλησία.

Στο εσωτερικό της εκκλησίας κοσμούσε ένα παλαιό τέμπλο, το οποίο δυστυχώς με την πάροδο του χρόνου έχει καταστραφεί. Πλέον το τέμπλο έχει...


Ανατολικά του Μοναστηριού του Αγίου Ραφαήλ βρίσκεται ένα εκκλησάκι αφιερωμένο στον Άγιο Νικόλαο τον Πλανά. Πρόκειται για μια εκκλησία κτισμένη σε ρυθμό βασιλικής με τρούλο. Ο εσωτερικός της χώρος είναι λιτός και απέριττος, καθώς δεν είναι αγιογραφημένος και αποτελείται από ένα απλό ξύλινο τέμπλο με εικόνες των Αγίων της Ορθοδοξίας και...


Μια εκκλησία αφιερωμένη στην Παναγία της Σουμελά είναι κτισμένη στη βορειοδυτική πλευρά του γηπέδου «Αντώνης Παπαδόπουλος» στη Λάρνακα. Η εκκλησία προέκυψε κατόπιν επίσκεψης της ομάδας της Ανόρθωσης, τον Αύγουστο του 2005, στη Μονή της Παναγίας στην Τραπεζούντα, όπου είχε γίνει τάμα για νίκη και πρόκριση της ομάδας επί της τουρκικής...