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Platres village
Platres village

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.

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