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From the Kornos Mountains to the Lefkara Hills
From the Kornos Mountains to the Lefkara Hills

The route starts in beautiful Tochni and heads to Choirokoitia where the Neolithic Settlement of Choirokoitia is located, which has been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998. Next, it ascends to Vavla, a designated heritage village due to its white stone houses and its traditional features. Then, the route descends to reach the Monastery of Agios Minas and ascends again heading towards the idyllic and picturesque Kato Drys and then to Lefkara, known for its traditional embroidered lace and silver wire crafts. The route continues downhill to Kornos, renowned for its traditional handmade clay vessels, as well as for its tradition in beekeeping, as it produces superior quality honey. Then the route leads uphill through the mountain breeze to the Holy Monastery of Stavrovouni built on a rocky peak. Then you can head down to Kofinou, Skarinou to finally return to Tochni.

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Distance: 65.7km
Elevation Gain: 1136m
Highest point: 612m
Lowest point: 72m
Loop: YES
Terrain: Mountain
Road surface: Paved

  Section Distance (km) Total Distance (km)
Tochni 0.0 0.0
Skarinou 9.9 9.9
Kofinou 3.9 13.8
Kornos 11.8 25.6
Pano Lefkara 16.3 41.9
Kato Drys 3.6 45.5
Agios Minas Monastery 3.8 49.3
Vavla 2.3 51.6
Choirokoitia 10.5 62.1
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement 0 62.1
Tochni 3.6 65.7