Pinsteps. Gerokaminia Viewpoint Troodos mountain road
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The Gerokamina viewpoint can be found at 1470 meters on the southern side of Mount Olympus in the Troodos National Forest Park. It is located 6 kilometres off Platres village, along the Platron-Troodos road. From this viewpoint, visitors can enjoy the stunning views of Kryos River valley and Akrotiri Bay and observe some notable landmarks such as the salt lake of Akrotiri, Cape Gata, Cape Zevgari, the Limassol harbour, and the Kourris dam. The area is situated within the mixed zone of Calabrian and Black pine trees, and as the altitude increases, the Calabrian pine gives way to the dominant Black pine species. Other types of flora that can be spotted in the area are Cyprus cedar, Golden oak, Giant sequoia, Oleander, Thorny gorse, Blackberry, and Rockrose.

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Nicosia and Kakopetria of May 1, 2023

A one-day tour of Nicosia and Kakopetria is a great way to experience the history, culture, and natural beauty of Cyprus. Starting in Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus, you can explore the island's rich history by visiting numerous historical sites, such as the Venetian walls, Ledra Street, and the buffering zones.

After a morning of sightseeing in Nicosia, head to the picturesque village of Kakopetria in the Troodos Mountains. This charming village is renowned for its traditional architecture, including beautiful stone houses and winding cobblestone streets. Stroll through the town to admire the beautiful homes or visit the Church of Transfiguration, which boasts stunning frescoes from the post-Byzantine era.

One of the most popular attractions in Kakopetria is the Karkotis River, which offers a perfect setting for relaxing sightseeing or a refreshing waterfall breeze of the clear waters. For those who enjoy hiking, the Vateri Nature Trail is a great way to explore the surrounding mountains and forests.

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