Cyprus villages

Cyprus has a lot of villages in its four cities, Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos. According to the area, the village will have a different climate, scene, activities and attractions.

While most villages are near mountains there are also many villages near the sea. Life in the village is quiet, peaceful and relaxing. This is why so many people have holiday houses and visit their villages when they have free time. There are so many things to do in the villages such as walking, hiking, rock climbing, camping, and sightseeing. You can also sit and relax at a coffee house or have some delicious food in a traditional tavern.

Most villages have a lot of history to offer so there will also be ancient monuments or attractions of some sort. You can find all the villages located in the various cities, in the list below.

Cyprus villages map

Cyprus villages by location (district)

Acheritou is an occupied village in the Ammochostos district. It is located west of Saint Nicholas which is a part of the Dekelia British bases. After the Turkish invasion in 1974, it was inhabited completely by Turkish settlers.
Agia Irene is a beautiful, small village in the Nicosia district. It is built in the southern end and at the same time the tallest point in the Elia valley. From Agia Irene, someone can enjoy the wonderful view towards the green Madari or follow the nature path which begins from the village centre and there someone can see the majestic view of the Morphou bay.
Agia Marina (Skylloura) is the only Maronites village located in the district of Nicosia, more specifically 24 kilometres west of the capital. It took its name from the Saint Marina. Before the Turkish invasion in 1974, Agia Marina had around 700 residents. Today its population is 1000 people who are scattered in various areas in Cyprus.
Agia Marina Xyliatou, the small and beautiful village in the district of Nicosia is about 40 kilometres away from the capital. It is built at the the foot of the Troodos mountain at an altitude of 450 metres above the sea level. At a one kilometre distance from the village towards the south, is the green and beautiful forest “Adelfoi”.
Agia Marinouda is located in an idyllic location on a hill which overlooks the sea. The visitors of the village as well as the permanent residents can enjoy the cool breeze which blows during the summer months which is a special characteristic of the village. The church is dedicated to Agia Marina, from whom the village received its name from.
Agia Varvara is located about 22 kilometres south of the district of Nicosia and it is built at an altitude of 310 metres from the sea level. The village is characterised from many barren and uncultivated pieces of land. In the field, wheat, olive trees and vineyards are cultivated. Almond trees are true ornaments especially in Spring.
AgioiTrimithias is a village in the district of Nicosia and is located 18km southwest of Nicosia.
Agios Athanasios is a suburb in Limassol and an independent municipality in Cyprus since 1986. It is located 3 km from Limassol and owes its name to the Saint Athanasios. Its population is about 15,000 residents.
Agios Dometios is a suburb west of Nicosia and a municipality of Cyprus since 1986. It has an extent of 12 square kilometres and is located at an altitude of 160 metres. The largest part of the municipality, 4/5 are under the Turkish Occupation since 1974.
Agios Nikolaos village is one of the most picturesque villages of Paphos. Years ago, the Agios Nikolaos village was one of the biggest and most important vine villages of the island. Nowadays, the village is considered small as most of its inhabitants moved to the city centres but the village attracts locals and tourists with its beautiful area and picturesque sceneries.
Aglantzia is a suburb of Nicosia and an independent semi-occupied municipality of Cyprus since 1986. It expands to 31 square kilometres out of which 14 are agricultural land and have been occupied by the Turkish army in 1974. Out of the 17 square kilometres left, 9 are national forest parks. Aglantzia is the highest suburb because it is built on hills.
Agros is a village in the Limassol district in Cyprus. According to the inventory of 2011, it had 806 residents. Agros is built amphitheatrically between tall mountains at an altitude of 1100 metres.   Founding and name
Akanthou is an occupied village of Cyprus in the Ammochostos district and is an independent municipality. Its temporary seat is Aglantzia due to its occupation. It is located to the northwest of Ammochostos and has an altitude of 200 metres.
Alambra is a small village located in the Nicosia district. It is a village of great archaeological interest. That is where the Institute of Applied Communication is. According to records in 2001 Alambra has 1,140 residents. The highway Limassol-Nicosia which is one of the most important in Cyprus, runs through Alambra.
Aradippou is a municipality of Cyprus in the Laranaca district. It has a population of 11,448 and an extent of 42,982 square kilometres. It was officially recognised as a municipality on the 23rd of February 1986 and is located northeast of Larnaca. At the town limits there is the Rizaelia Forest. The protector of the municipality is Saint Loukas.
Assia is a village in the Ammochostos district at the occupied north part of Cyprus. Assia is the birthplace of Agios Spiridonas.
Athienou is a suburb in the Larnaca district in Cyprus. It is one of the three villages which are built in the United Nations dead zone. Specifically 65% of the municipality is occupied. It has a population of 4.500 residents and a developed industrial zone.
Ayia Napa is a small town in the Ammochostos (Famagusta) district and an independent municipality since 1986. Ayia Napa is located at the south east part of Cyprus, west of Gape Greco and it is about 10 km north of Paralimni.
Engomi is a community in Nicosia and an independent municipality of Cyprus since 1986. During the inventory of 2011 there were 18.010 residents. Sports
Kakopetria is a village and is located in Cyprus, about 55 kilometers southwest of the Nicosia, on the north and it is facing the foothills of the Troodos Mountain.
Kalopanayiotis village is located in the Nicosia District very close to Moutoullas, just 3 km to the north. It is located in the Marathasa Valley on the Troodos range approximately 70 kms from Nicosia and Limassol.
The community of Lasa is located in the district of Paphos in Cyprus. It neighbours with the communities of Drimou, Simou, Fiti and Milia. According to the inventory of 91 residents. The chapel of Saint Prodromos, Ermolaos and the park of the village are places which someone can see in the village. The village has also organised the festival called “Lasia”.  
Latsia is a suburb in Nicosia and has been an independent municipality since the 23rd of February 1986. It is located 7 kilometres from Nicosia and is located at an altitude of 190 metres expanding over an area of 16, 28 square kilometres. The population is about 13000 residents.
Lisi is an occupied province of Cyprus and an independent municipality of the district of Ammochostos. The municipality’s temporary base is Larnaca. Lisi is located in the area of Mesaoria and about 32 kilometres from Nicosia, 20 kilometres from Larnaca and 29 kilometres from Ammochostos. Before the Turkish invasion in 1974 it had 5.500 residents. History
Nisou is a village in the district of Nicosia and it is about 15 kilometres from the capital. It is built at the north bank of the Yialia River. The old road of Nicosia-Limassol goes through the village, while the new road comes from northwest of the village. Nisou along with Pera Chorio form the community of Pera Chorio-Nisou.
Omodos village is located 42 kilometres northwest of the town of Limassol in the geographical district of the Wine villages. It is built near the west bank of the Ha Potami River, at an average altitude of 810 metres. The village is surrounded by tall mountain peaks, the highest being Afamis (1159 metres) and Kremmos tis Laonas (1092 metres).
Pedoulas village is surrounded by pine woods, cherry trees and lies in the Marathasa valley. Pedoulas is a village in the Nicosia district and is located at an altitude of 1100 meters on the Troodos mountain.
Peyia is a suburb of Cyprus and an independent municipality in the Paphos District. The municipality has an extent of 4.552 hectares and is built on a hillside. It is located at an altitude of 200 metres and is 15 kilometres from the centre of Paphos. The amount of residents have increases within the years resulting in the amount of 10.000 residents. Peyia is well known for its banana plantations.
Platres village is located on the southern slopes of the Troodos mountain in the Limassol district and is one of the Krasochoria villages (Greek: Κρασοχώρια). The word Krasochoria means wine villages.
Polis , as it is known in Cyprus or Chrysochou or Poli of Chrysochou known to the rest of the world is a small town and an independent municipality of Cyprus in the Paphos district. It is located in the bay of Chrysochous at the north west of the island, it has an expansion of 1.870 hectares, about 2000 residents and is the smallest municipality in Cyprus.
Prodromos village (Greek: Πρόδρομος) belongs to Limassol district and is located 60Km far from the city of Limassol.  The number of people living in the village are about 200 hundred but this increases a lot especially during the tourists months.
The community of Simou is located in the district of Paphos and is located 15 kilometres southeast of Polis Chrysochous and about 28 kilometres from the town of Paphos. The village is built at an altitude of 410 metres and has an annual rainfall of about 620cm. In the area vines, lentils, wheat, citruses, almonds, olives and a few fruit trees are cultivated.
Stroumbi is a village in the Paphos district. It is located on the road between Paphos and Polis Chrysochous and it is located 18 kilometres from the Paphos municipality. The village has a great history, and it has been known for its good quality wine.
Tsada is a village in the Paphos district in Cyprus. It is about 10 kilometres away from the town of Paphos. The community is built at an average height of 600 metres and has an average yearly rainfall of about 610 cm.
Geri is a large village, which is located 10 kilometres northeast of the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia and is about 4 kilometres away from the University and the General Hospital of Nicosia and the National Park. After the voting which took place in July 2011 the community of Geri was converted into a municipality. Name
Yeroskipou is a suburb in Cyprus, east of Paphos with a population of 7.500 residents. According to mythology, the goddess of beauty, Aphrodite had her gardens there. The word Yeroskipou comes from the Greek words ieros which means holly and kipos which means garden.
Yiouri  is a community of the Nicosia District in Nicosia, Cyprus. According to the inventory in 2001 it has 225 residents. History
Aradippou is a municipality of Cyprus in the Laranaca district. It has a population of 11,448 and an extent of 42,982 square kilometres. It was officially recognised as a municipality on the 23rd of February 1986 and is located northeast of Larnaca. At the town limits there is the Rizaelia Forest. The protector of the municipality is Saint Loukas.
Athienou is a suburb in the Larnaca district in Cyprus. It is one of the three villages which are built in the United Nations dead zone. Specifically 65% of the municipality is occupied. It has a population of 4.500 residents and a developed industrial zone.
Acheritou is an occupied village in the Ammochostos district. It is located west of Saint Nicholas which is a part of the Dekelia British bases. After the Turkish invasion in 1974, it was inhabited completely by Turkish settlers.
Akanthou is an occupied village of Cyprus in the Ammochostos district and is an independent municipality. Its temporary seat is Aglantzia due to its occupation. It is located to the northwest of Ammochostos and has an altitude of 200 metres.
Assia is a village in the Ammochostos district at the occupied north part of Cyprus. Assia is the birthplace of Agios Spiridonas.
Ayia Napa is a small town in the Ammochostos (Famagusta) district and an independent municipality since 1986. Ayia Napa is located at the south east part of Cyprus, west of Gape Greco and it is about 10 km north of Paralimni.
Lisi is an occupied province of Cyprus and an independent municipality of the district of Ammochostos. The municipality’s temporary base is Larnaca. Lisi is located in the area of Mesaoria and about 32 kilometres from Nicosia, 20 kilometres from Larnaca and 29 kilometres from Ammochostos. Before the Turkish invasion in 1974 it had 5.500 residents. History
Agios Athanasios is a suburb in Limassol and an independent municipality in Cyprus since 1986. It is located 3 km from Limassol and owes its name to the Saint Athanasios. Its population is about 15,000 residents.
Agros is a village in the Limassol district in Cyprus. According to the inventory of 2011, it had 806 residents. Agros is built amphitheatrically between tall mountains at an altitude of 1100 metres.   Founding and name
Omodos village is located 42 kilometres northwest of the town of Limassol in the geographical district of the Wine villages. It is built near the west bank of the Ha Potami River, at an average altitude of 810 metres. The village is surrounded by tall mountain peaks, the highest being Afamis (1159 metres) and Kremmos tis Laonas (1092 metres).
Platres village is located on the southern slopes of the Troodos mountain in the Limassol district and is one of the Krasochoria villages (Greek: Κρασοχώρια). The word Krasochoria means wine villages.
Prodromos village (Greek: Πρόδρομος) belongs to Limassol district and is located 60Km far from the city of Limassol.  The number of people living in the village are about 200 hundred but this increases a lot especially during the tourists months.
Acheritou is an occupied village in the Ammochostos district. It is located west of Saint Nicholas which is a part of the Dekelia British bases. After the Turkish invasion in 1974, it was inhabited completely by Turkish settlers.
Agia Irene is a beautiful, small village in the Nicosia district. It is built in the southern end and at the same time the tallest point in the Elia valley. From Agia Irene, someone can enjoy the wonderful view towards the green Madari or follow the nature path which begins from the village centre and there someone can see the majestic view of the Morphou bay.
Agia Marina (Skylloura) is the only Maronites village located in the district of Nicosia, more specifically 24 kilometres west of the capital. It took its name from the Saint Marina. Before the Turkish invasion in 1974, Agia Marina had around 700 residents. Today its population is 1000 people who are scattered in various areas in Cyprus.
Agia Marina Xyliatou, the small and beautiful village in the district of Nicosia is about 40 kilometres away from the capital. It is built at the the foot of the Troodos mountain at an altitude of 450 metres above the sea level. At a one kilometre distance from the village towards the south, is the green and beautiful forest “Adelfoi”.
Agia Marinouda is located in an idyllic location on a hill which overlooks the sea. The visitors of the village as well as the permanent residents can enjoy the cool breeze which blows during the summer months which is a special characteristic of the village. The church is dedicated to Agia Marina, from whom the village received its name from.
Agia Varvara is located about 22 kilometres south of the district of Nicosia and it is built at an altitude of 310 metres from the sea level. The village is characterised from many barren and uncultivated pieces of land. In the field, wheat, olive trees and vineyards are cultivated. Almond trees are true ornaments especially in Spring.
AgioiTrimithias is a village in the district of Nicosia and is located 18km southwest of Nicosia.
Agios Athanasios is a suburb in Limassol and an independent municipality in Cyprus since 1986. It is located 3 km from Limassol and owes its name to the Saint Athanasios. Its population is about 15,000 residents.
Agios Dometios is a suburb west of Nicosia and a municipality of Cyprus since 1986. It has an extent of 12 square kilometres and is located at an altitude of 160 metres. The largest part of the municipality, 4/5 are under the Turkish Occupation since 1974.
Agios Nikolaos village is one of the most picturesque villages of Paphos. Years ago, the Agios Nikolaos village was one of the biggest and most important vine villages of the island. Nowadays, the village is considered small as most of its inhabitants moved to the city centres but the village attracts locals and tourists with its beautiful area and picturesque sceneries.
Aglantzia is a suburb of Nicosia and an independent semi-occupied municipality of Cyprus since 1986. It expands to 31 square kilometres out of which 14 are agricultural land and have been occupied by the Turkish army in 1974. Out of the 17 square kilometres left, 9 are national forest parks. Aglantzia is the highest suburb because it is built on hills.
Agros is a village in the Limassol district in Cyprus. According to the inventory of 2011, it had 806 residents. Agros is built amphitheatrically between tall mountains at an altitude of 1100 metres.   Founding and name
Akanthou is an occupied village of Cyprus in the Ammochostos district and is an independent municipality. Its temporary seat is Aglantzia due to its occupation. It is located to the northwest of Ammochostos and has an altitude of 200 metres.
Alambra is a small village located in the Nicosia district. It is a village of great archaeological interest. That is where the Institute of Applied Communication is. According to records in 2001 Alambra has 1,140 residents. The highway Limassol-Nicosia which is one of the most important in Cyprus, runs through Alambra.
Aradippou is a municipality of Cyprus in the Laranaca district. It has a population of 11,448 and an extent of 42,982 square kilometres. It was officially recognised as a municipality on the 23rd of February 1986 and is located northeast of Larnaca. At the town limits there is the Rizaelia Forest. The protector of the municipality is Saint Loukas.
Assia is a village in the Ammochostos district at the occupied north part of Cyprus. Assia is the birthplace of Agios Spiridonas.
Athienou is a suburb in the Larnaca district in Cyprus. It is one of the three villages which are built in the United Nations dead zone. Specifically 65% of the municipality is occupied. It has a population of 4.500 residents and a developed industrial zone.
Ayia Napa is a small town in the Ammochostos (Famagusta) district and an independent municipality since 1986. Ayia Napa is located at the south east part of Cyprus, west of Gape Greco and it is about 10 km north of Paralimni.
Engomi is a community in Nicosia and an independent municipality of Cyprus since 1986. During the inventory of 2011 there were 18.010 residents. Sports
Kakopetria is a village and is located in Cyprus, about 55 kilometers southwest of the Nicosia, on the north and it is facing the foothills of the Troodos Mountain.
Kalopanayiotis village is located in the Nicosia District very close to Moutoullas, just 3 km to the north. It is located in the Marathasa Valley on the Troodos range approximately 70 kms from Nicosia and Limassol.
The community of Lasa is located in the district of Paphos in Cyprus. It neighbours with the communities of Drimou, Simou, Fiti and Milia. According to the inventory of 91 residents. The chapel of Saint Prodromos, Ermolaos and the park of the village are places which someone can see in the village. The village has also organised the festival called “Lasia”.  
Latsia is a suburb in Nicosia and has been an independent municipality since the 23rd of February 1986. It is located 7 kilometres from Nicosia and is located at an altitude of 190 metres expanding over an area of 16, 28 square kilometres. The population is about 13000 residents.
Lisi is an occupied province of Cyprus and an independent municipality of the district of Ammochostos. The municipality’s temporary base is Larnaca. Lisi is located in the area of Mesaoria and about 32 kilometres from Nicosia, 20 kilometres from Larnaca and 29 kilometres from Ammochostos. Before the Turkish invasion in 1974 it had 5.500 residents. History
Nisou is a village in the district of Nicosia and it is about 15 kilometres from the capital. It is built at the north bank of the Yialia River. The old road of Nicosia-Limassol goes through the village, while the new road comes from northwest of the village. Nisou along with Pera Chorio form the community of Pera Chorio-Nisou.
Omodos village is located 42 kilometres northwest of the town of Limassol in the geographical district of the Wine villages. It is built near the west bank of the Ha Potami River, at an average altitude of 810 metres. The village is surrounded by tall mountain peaks, the highest being Afamis (1159 metres) and Kremmos tis Laonas (1092 metres).
Pedoulas village is surrounded by pine woods, cherry trees and lies in the Marathasa valley. Pedoulas is a village in the Nicosia district and is located at an altitude of 1100 meters on the Troodos mountain.
Peyia is a suburb of Cyprus and an independent municipality in the Paphos District. The municipality has an extent of 4.552 hectares and is built on a hillside. It is located at an altitude of 200 metres and is 15 kilometres from the centre of Paphos. The amount of residents have increases within the years resulting in the amount of 10.000 residents. Peyia is well known for its banana plantations.
Platres village is located on the southern slopes of the Troodos mountain in the Limassol district and is one of the Krasochoria villages (Greek: Κρασοχώρια). The word Krasochoria means wine villages.
Polis , as it is known in Cyprus or Chrysochou or Poli of Chrysochou known to the rest of the world is a small town and an independent municipality of Cyprus in the Paphos district. It is located in the bay of Chrysochous at the north west of the island, it has an expansion of 1.870 hectares, about 2000 residents and is the smallest municipality in Cyprus.
Prodromos village (Greek: Πρόδρομος) belongs to Limassol district and is located 60Km far from the city of Limassol.  The number of people living in the village are about 200 hundred but this increases a lot especially during the tourists months.
The community of Simou is located in the district of Paphos and is located 15 kilometres southeast of Polis Chrysochous and about 28 kilometres from the town of Paphos. The village is built at an altitude of 410 metres and has an annual rainfall of about 620cm. In the area vines, lentils, wheat, citruses, almonds, olives and a few fruit trees are cultivated.
Stroumbi is a village in the Paphos district. It is located on the road between Paphos and Polis Chrysochous and it is located 18 kilometres from the Paphos municipality. The village has a great history, and it has been known for its good quality wine.
Tsada is a village in the Paphos district in Cyprus. It is about 10 kilometres away from the town of Paphos. The community is built at an average height of 600 metres and has an average yearly rainfall of about 610 cm.
Geri is a large village, which is located 10 kilometres northeast of the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia and is about 4 kilometres away from the University and the General Hospital of Nicosia and the National Park. After the voting which took place in July 2011 the community of Geri was converted into a municipality. Name
Yeroskipou is a suburb in Cyprus, east of Paphos with a population of 7.500 residents. According to mythology, the goddess of beauty, Aphrodite had her gardens there. The word Yeroskipou comes from the Greek words ieros which means holly and kipos which means garden.
Yiouri  is a community of the Nicosia District in Nicosia, Cyprus. According to the inventory in 2001 it has 225 residents. History
Agia Marinouda is located in an idyllic location on a hill which overlooks the sea. The visitors of the village as well as the permanent residents can enjoy the cool breeze which blows during the summer months which is a special characteristic of the village. The church is dedicated to Agia Marina, from whom the village received its name from.
Agios Nikolaos village is one of the most picturesque villages of Paphos. Years ago, the Agios Nikolaos village was one of the biggest and most important vine villages of the island. Nowadays, the village is considered small as most of its inhabitants moved to the city centres but the village attracts locals and tourists with its beautiful area and picturesque sceneries.
The community of Lasa is located in the district of Paphos in Cyprus. It neighbours with the communities of Drimou, Simou, Fiti and Milia. According to the inventory of 91 residents. The chapel of Saint Prodromos, Ermolaos and the park of the village are places which someone can see in the village. The village has also organised the festival called “Lasia”.  
Peyia is a suburb of Cyprus and an independent municipality in the Paphos District. The municipality has an extent of 4.552 hectares and is built on a hillside. It is located at an altitude of 200 metres and is 15 kilometres from the centre of Paphos. The amount of residents have increases within the years resulting in the amount of 10.000 residents. Peyia is well known for its banana plantations.
Polis , as it is known in Cyprus or Chrysochou or Poli of Chrysochou known to the rest of the world is a small town and an independent municipality of Cyprus in the Paphos district. It is located in the bay of Chrysochous at the north west of the island, it has an expansion of 1.870 hectares, about 2000 residents and is the smallest municipality in Cyprus.
The community of Simou is located in the district of Paphos and is located 15 kilometres southeast of Polis Chrysochous and about 28 kilometres from the town of Paphos. The village is built at an altitude of 410 metres and has an annual rainfall of about 620cm. In the area vines, lentils, wheat, citruses, almonds, olives and a few fruit trees are cultivated.
Stroumbi is a village in the Paphos district. It is located on the road between Paphos and Polis Chrysochous and it is located 18 kilometres from the Paphos municipality. The village has a great history, and it has been known for its good quality wine.
Tsada is a village in the Paphos district in Cyprus. It is about 10 kilometres away from the town of Paphos. The community is built at an average height of 600 metres and has an average yearly rainfall of about 610 cm.
Yeroskipou is a suburb in Cyprus, east of Paphos with a population of 7.500 residents. According to mythology, the goddess of beauty, Aphrodite had her gardens there. The word Yeroskipou comes from the Greek words ieros which means holly and kipos which means garden.