Top things to do

Top Choice Cypriot in Omodos & the Krasohoria

Stou Kir Yianni

Head for the courtyard with its cool colour palette of limestone and whitewash and local art on the walls. The menu includes fattoush (salad with fried pitta) with pomegranate juice, kleftiko, vegetarian moussaka, k…
Monastery in Omodos & the Krasohoria

Timiou Stavrou Monastery

Fronted by the town’s impressive, massive cobbled square, the monastery’s entrance is guarded by a statue commemorating Dositheos, a former abbot murdered by Turkish troops during the Greek War of Independence in 18…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Omodos & the Krasohoria

Byzantine Icon Studio

Maria Aristou is an icon painter and sells her work at this small shop in the backstreets of Omodos. Prices range from €80 to €120.
Taverna in Omodos & the Krasohoria

Taverna tou Themistokli

At this taverna, tucked up a side street away from the tourist clamour, head for the terrace shaded by a magnificent walnut tree. Dishes are made to order here, and you may have a bit of waiting time to work up an a…
Bakery in Omodos & the Krasohoria

George’s Bakery

This bakery and deli serves a vast range of breads, cakes, halva, nut brittle and the like, most happily available for tasting. Try the local apkatena bread with ingredients including chickpeas, cinnamon, nutmeg and…
Museum in Omodos & the Krasohoria

Socrates Traditional House

Located in the backstreets but well signposted, this quirky museum in a traditional house has an eclectic assortment of exhibits and furnishings, including historic wine presses, wedding attire, old photos, looms, a…