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Located in the Troodos mountain range, in Lemesos (Limassol) district, the village of Platres sits at an altitude of 1.100 metres.

The layout of this picturesque village resembles that of a theatre, it is a very popular holiday destination and offers accommodation in quaint hotels.

Aside from its stunning nature trails, Platres has one of the highest waterfalls in Cyprus - Caledonia - believed to be named by English or Scottish visitors of the area in 1878. The village is also filled with charming old buildings and a winery in Kato Platres.

Visitors will also enjoy its unique attractions, which include a chocolate workshop, an adventure rope park, and an exhibition at its Cultural Centre which incorporates old photos of the village, and of the Greek poet Giorgos Seferis who mentions Platres in one of his most famous poems.

Program:

WORKSHOPS (Platres Cultural Centre, 1 E. Skyrianidi Str., 4820 Platres)

Opening hours: 11.00 a.m -12.00 m., 12.00 m. -1.00 p.m, 3.00 p.m.- 4.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. provided that you make a telephone reservation.

Visits and participation in activities are free of charge.

* It is noted that the organisers will follow all the necessary measures for the protection of public health, as defined in the Decree and the instructions of the Ministry of Health.
* Visitors must present a safe pass.
* Interested visitors may contact the organisers for their bookings and any additional information.

Saturday 11/12/2021

  • "Elli of Christmas". Fairy tale and handicrafts (Andi Andreou, tel.: 96841803)
  • Christmas Handicrafts (Maria Pithara, tel.: 96546329)
  • Pottery Workshop (Pantelis Economou, tel.: 99604575)

Sunday 12/12/2021

  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Pottery Workshop (Pantelis Economou, tel.: 99604575)

Saturday 18/12/2021

  • "Elli of Christmas". Fairy tale and handicrafts (Andri Andreou, tel.: 96841803)
  • Christmas Ornaments (Constantina Achilleos, tel.: 97606456)
  • Pottery Workshop (Pantelis Economou, tel.: 99604575)

Sunday 19/12/2021

  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Pottery Workshop (Pantelis Economou, tel.: 99604575)

Thursday 23/12/2021

  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)

Friday 24/12/2021

  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Christmas Handicrafts (Maria Yiannakou, tel.: 99202268)

Sunday 26/12/2021

  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Shadow Puppets for Kids (Aggela Stavrou, tel.: 96832843)

Monday 27/12/2021

  • Christmas Handicrafts (Maria Pithara, tel.: 96546329)
  • Christmas Ornaments (Constantina Achilleos, tel.: 97606456)
  • Pottery Workshop (George Kouzarides, tel.: 99596439)

Tuesday 28/12/2021

  • Christmas Ornaments (Constantina Achilleos, tel.: 97606456)
  • Shadow Puppets for Kids (Aggela Stavrou, tel.: 96832843)
  • Pottery Workshop (George Kouzarides, tel.: 99596439)

Wednesday 29/12/2021

  • Christmas Ornaments (Constantina Achilleos, tel.: 97606456)
  • Embroidery Workshop (Eleni Rimpa, tel.: 99218593) - cancelled
  • Making Cyprus Flute (Charalambos Charalambous, tel.: 99518593) - cancelled

Thursday 30/12/2021

  • Improvised Musical instruments (Christos Pechlivanis, tel.: 99654164)
  • Embroidery Workshop (Eleni Rimpa, tel.: 99218593) - cancelled
  • Making Cyprus Flute (Charalambos Charalambous, tel.: 99518593) - cancelled

Friday 31/12/2021

  • Pottery Workshop (Michalis Michael, tel.: 99404414)
  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)

Saturday 01/01/2022

  • Pottery Workshop (Michalis Michael, tel.: 99404414)

Sunday 02/01/2022

  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)

Monday 03/01/2022

  • Shadow Theatre Workshop (Anthi Pafiou, tel.: 99640611)
  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)

Tuesday 04/01/2022

  • Shadow Theatre Workshop (Anthi Pafiou, tel. 99640611)
  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)

Wednesday 05/01/2022

  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Shadow Puppets for Kids (Aggela Stavrou, tel.: 96832843)

Thursday 06/01/2022

  • Christmas Herbs (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)
  • Decoupage in Christmas spirit (Yioula Papakiriakou, tel.: 99427980)

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PLATRES - NATURE WALKS PROGRAM (10:30 or 14:30)

10/12/2021-10.30 - Circular route in Platres: architecture, local industries, workshops

12/12/2021-14.30 - Circular route in Platres: architecture, local industries, workshops

15/12/2021-14.30 - Hike on Myllomeris trail

20/12/2021-10.30 - Hike on Myllomeris trail

23/12/2021-10.30 - Hike on Myllomeris trail

27/12/2021-10.30 - Circular route in Platres: architecture, local industries, workshops

29/12/2021-10.30 - Hike on Myllomeris trail

01/01/2022-10.30 - Circular route in Platres: architecture, local industries, workshops

02/01/2022-14.30 - Hike on Myllomeris trail

03/01/2022-14.30 - Circular route in Platres: architecture, local industries, workshops

05/01/2022-14.30 - Circular route in Platres: architecture, local industries, workshops


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