Welcome to Kakopetria


The area is very popular with wealthy Cypriots, who retire to their homes in the mountains for the summer months. The pedestrianised tangle of streets that comprise the historic quarter is heritage listed, and many of the houses have been restored accordingly, enabling it to retain its charm.

Kakopetria has good restaurants and accommodation. It’s an ideal place to base yourself while exploring the region's frescoed churches and surrounds.


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$41.76 Cultural & Theme Tours

Full Day Troodos and Nicosia Excursion from Protaras

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Nicosia Municipal Arts CenterFree time in Nicosia Old Town CenterDuration: 1 hourStop At: Kakopetria Community CouncilFree time and guiding in Kakopetria villageDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Troodos MountainsFree time in Troodos Mountains square for lunch (optional extra not included in the price)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Timios Stavros MonasteryFree time and guiding in the Holly Cross Monastery and the traditional wine press in Omodos villageDuration: 1 hour

$66.42 Tours & Sightseeing

Old Kakopetria and UNESCO Agios Nicolaos tis Stegis with Optional Troodos Walk

The Trip:It is primarily an exploration trip of the stone-built old quarter of Kakopetria village and of Unesco World Heritage Agios Nicolaos tis Stegis painted church.  Depending on travellers’ preferences and time availability, there may be possibilities to do a walk in Troodos (eg Artemis), have a meal at a village restaurant or visit other attractions on the way (depending on pickup location).Duration : Six, Eight or Ten hours, depending on package selectionPickup time : To be agreed with the travellers. Usually it is between 08:30 and 09:30.Pickup location : At an agreed place (eg hotel, port, etc) usually in Nicosia or Limassol. It can be at other cities or resorts (eg Paphos, Larnaca, Pissouri, even Protaras or Agia Napa). From Agia Napa or Protaras the trip would make sense if the duration is 8 or 10 hours, as, due to the significant distance, there is considerable time to be spent in the car.Itinerary : Kakopetria and Agios Nicolaos Tis Stegis Unesco World Heritage Painted church are the two basic attractions of this trip. In our opinion, visiting one of the ten Unesco World Heritage Troodos Painted Churches in Cyprus is a must do activity in our Cyprus.  The laid-back old part of Kakopetria village offers an excellent example of Cyprus rural architecture and a collection of attractions (eg a traditional man powered olive press).  For those into nature, a walk up in (almost unique) Troodos is also highly recommended, as is a meal at one of a few village restaurants. The overall itinerary may differ depending on the pick up location. From Nicosia, if there is time we may visit for example also Panagia tis Asinou Unesco World Heritage painted church. From Limassol we may visit Omodos village and/or Kelephos medieval Venetian bridge, etc. The trip is customisable.Possible Walks:Besides a short walk at the stream next to old Kakopetria, and subject to time availability, travellers could do Artemis circular trail or Persephone trail. For an itinerary from Limassol we could include instead Caledonia Waterfalls trail, the shorter Pano Platres - Myllomeris Waterfall trail, or even a short walk at Kelephos Medieval Venetian Bridge.  Transportation :We usually use a Citroen C8 MPV car.What’s included:Guiding the trip in general and possibly a walk.What’s excluded :Food, drinks, entry fee at archaeological sites if any, etc.

$66.42 Tours & Sightseeing

Old Kakopetria and Agios Nicolaos tis Stegis UNESCO church and optional short Troodos walk

The Trip:It is primarily an exploration trip of the stone-built old quarter of Kakopetria village and of Unesco World Heritage Agios Nicolaos tis Stegis painted church.  Depending on travellers’ preferences and time availability, there may be possibilities to do a walk in Troodos (eg Artemis, Persephone, Caledonia Waterfalls), have a meal at a village restaurant or visit other attractions on the way (depending on pickup location).Duration : Six, Eight or Ten hours, depending on package selectionPickup time : To be agreed with the travellers. Usually it is between 08:30 and 09:30.Pickup location : At an agreed place (eg hotel, port, etc) usually in Nicosia or Limassol. It can be at other cities or resorts (eg Paphos, Larnaca, Pissouri, even Protaras or Agia Napa). From Agia Napa or Protaras the trip would make sense if the duration is 8 or 10 hours, as, due to the significant distance, there is considerable time to be spent in the car.Itinerary : Kakopetria and Agios Nicolaos Tis Stegis Unesco World Heritage Painted church are the two basic attractions of this trip. In our opinion, visiting one of the ten Unesco World Heritage Troodos Painted Churches in Cyprus is a must do activity in our Cyprus.  The laid-back old part of Kakopetria village offers an excellent example of Cyprus rural architecture and a collection of attractions (eg a traditional man powered olive press).  For those into nature, a walk up in (almost unique) Troodos is also highly recommended, as is a meal at one of a few village restaurants. The overall itinerary may differ depending on the pick up location. From Nicosia, if there is time we may visit for example also Panagia tis Asinou Unesco World Heritage painted church. From Limassol we may visit Omodos village and/or Kelephos medieval Venetian bridge, etc. The trip is customisable.Possible Walks:Besides a short walk at the stream next to old Kakopetria, and subject to time availability, travellers could do Artemis circular trail (or other walks in the area). For an itinerary from Limassol we could include instead Caledonia Waterfalls trail, the shorter Pano Platres - Myllomeris Waterfall trail, or even a short walk at Kelephos Medieval Venetian Bridge.  Transportation :We usually use a Citroen C8 MPV car.What’s included:Guiding the trip in general and possibly a walk.What’s excluded :Food, drinks, entry fee at archaeological sites if any, etc.

$66.42 Tours & Sightseeing

Old Kakopetria and Agios Nicolaos tis Stegis UNESCO church and optional short Troodos walk

The Trip:It is primarily an exploration trip of the stone-built old quarter of Kakopetria village and of Unesco World Heritage Agios Nicolaos tis Stegis painted church.  Depending on travellers’ preferences and time availability, there may be possibilities to do a walk in Troodos (eg Artemis), have a meal at a village restaurant or visit other attractions on the way (depending on pickup location).Duration : Six, Eight or Ten hours, depending on package selectionPickup time : To be agreed with the travellers. Usually it is between 08:30 and 09:30.Pickup location : At an agreed place (eg hotel, port, etc) usually in Nicosia or Limassol. It can be at other cities or resorts (eg Paphos, Larnaca, Pissouri, even Protaras or Agia Napa). From Agia Napa or Protaras the trip would make sense if the duration is 8 or 10 hours, as, due to the significant distance, there is considerable time to be spent in the car.Itinerary : Kakopetria and Agios Nicolaos Tis Stegis Unesco World Heritage Painted church are the two basic attractions of this trip. In our opinion, visiting one of the ten Unesco World Heritage Troodos Painted Churches in Cyprus is a must do activity in our Cyprus.  The laid-back old part of Kakopetria village offers an excellent example of Cyprus rural architecture and a collection of attractions (eg a traditional man powered olive press).  For those into nature, a walk up in (almost unique) Troodos is also highly recommended, as is a meal at one of a few village restaurants. The overall itinerary may differ depending on the pick up location. From Nicosia, if there is time we may visit for example also Panagia Asinou church (another one of the ten Unesco World Heritage Troodos painted churches). From Limassol we may visit Omodos village and/or Kelephos medieval Venetian bridge, etc. From Larnaca we may visit Kamares Aqueduct. The trip is customisable.Possible Walks:Besides a short walk at the stream next to old Kakopetria, and subject to time availability, travellers could do Artemis circular trail. For an itinerary from Limassol we could include instead Caledonia Waterfalls trail, the shorter Pano Platres - Myllomeris Waterfall trail, or even a short walk at Kelephos Medieval Venetian Bridge.  Transportation :We usually use a Citroen C8 MPV car.What’s included:Guiding the trip in general and possibly a walk.What’s excluded :Food, drinks, entry fee at archaeological sites if any, etc.

$41.76 Cultural & Theme Tours

Troodos Mountains and Nicosia Excursion from Ayia Napa

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Nicosia Municipal Arts CenterFree time in Nicosia Old Town CenterDuration: 1 hourStop At: Kakopetria Community CouncilFree time and guiding in Kakopetria villageDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Troodos MountainsFree time in Troodos Mountains square for lunch (optional extra not included in the price)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Timios Stavros MonasteryFree time and guiding in the Holly Cross Monastery and the traditional wine press in Omodos villageDuration: 1 hour

$41.76 Cultural & Theme Tours

Troodos Mountains and Nicosia Excursion from Larnaca

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Nicosia Municipal Arts CenterFree time in Nicosia Old Town CenterDuration: 1 hourStop At: Kakopetria Community CouncilFree time and guiding in Kakopetria villageDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Troodos MountainsFree time in Troodos Mountains square for lunch (optional extra not included in the price)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Timios Stavros MonasteryFree time and guiding in the Holly Cross Monastery and the traditional wine press in Omodos villageDuration: 1 hour