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Troodos Mountain

Platres Village

Platres Village

“The nightingales don’t let you sleep in Platres” writes Giorgos Seferis in “Eleni”. It is no coincidence that the picturesque mountain resort of the Troodos mountain range, in the center of Cyprus with its inexhaustible nature and unique architecture, inspired the great Nobel laureate poet, when in 1955 he enjoyed the beauty and tranquility of the landscape.
Platres are built at an altitude of 1,200 m and are surrounded by dense forest with rich vegetation and fauna. The chirping of the birds, which enchanted Seferis, a constant chant inside and outside the village. The excellent climate in the summer months, dry with no humidity and temperatures much lower than on the coast, played a key role in Platres developing into a cosmopolitan mountain resort. In “the old maps”, the village is… Read more


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Kalidonia Waterfall
Nature Trails
Troodos Cycling Routes
Adventure Park

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