Cyprus Picnic Sites

Cyprus has 40 picnic sites in different forests which can accommodate a total capacity of 2300 people for the day.

Tourists or locals that would like to stay overnight, there are 5 camping sites which operate in Cyprus and those are managed by the Forestry Department of Cyprus.

The Forestry Department of Cyprus also assures that the camping sites include all the necessary services for excursions in the areas for example drinking water, wooden picnic tables, toilets and other amenities.

To reduce the risk of forest fires of the excursionists, appropriate places in the forests several picnic and camping sites have been manufactured. Due to the offered facilities, excursionists congregate in these organized areas and therefore reduce the risk of fires from uncontrolled dispersion within the forests.

The following table includes the names of the 40 picnic sites, their district, along with directions, and altitude.

No.
Name of site
District
Altitude
(m)
Maximum
capacity in
persons
1
20
800
2
Paphos
400
500
3
Paphos
200
500
4
Paphos
0
450
5
Paphos
300
500
6
Paphos
500
400
7
Nicosia
500
200
8
Paphos
900
600
9
Paphos
600
200
10
Paphos
640
600
11
Paphos
700
250
12
620
400
13
Nicosia
900
250
14
Nicosia
600
650
15
Nicosia
1300
300
16
1600
250
17
Limassol
1300
700
18
Limassol
1300
700
19
Limassol
1650
400
20
Limassol
1600
2000
21
Limassol
1600
1600
22
Nicosia
110
2900
23
Limassol
900
700
24
Limassol
600
750
25
Limassol
900
400
26
Polemidia
Limassol
160
200
27
Kionia
Nicosia
1340
550
28
Profitis Ilias
Nicosia
700
150
29
Mantra tou Kampiou
Nicosia
660
1600
30
Gefyri tis
Panagias
Nicosia
500
100
31
Xyliatos Dam
Nicosia
600
750
32
Kapoura
Nicosia
600
200
33
Asinou
Nicosia
440
150
34
Academy
Nicosia
140
300
35
Agios Georgios
Nicosia
160
350
36
Athalassa
Nicosia
160
450
37
Kornos
380
850
38
Rizoelia
Larnaca
100
150
39
Agios Antonios
100
100
40
Agioi Anargyroi
Ammochostos
40
100
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Cyprus picnic sites by location (district)

Academy Picnic Site

The Academy Picnic site is located 6 kilometres from the Nicosia centre, at the National Forest of the Pedagogy Academy. Altitude: 140 me...

Agia Paraskevi Picnic Site

The Agia Paraskevi picnic site is located on the Limassol-Kalo Chrio-Agros Road, 3 km from the Gerasa crossing, on the left hand side of the...

Agia Picnic Site

The Agia Picnic Site is located on the forest road of Panagia- Stavros tis Psokas , 20 kilometres from Panagia and 10 kilometres from Stavro...

Agioi Anargyroi Picnic Site

The Agioi Anargyroi Picnic Site is located 8 kilometers from Agia Napa in the Ammochostos district  towards the SOMERA station, the fir...

Agios Antonios Picnic Site

The Agios Antonios Picnic Site is located 4 kilometers from the Sotira village and 8 kilometers from the Xylofagou –Agia Napa highway exit...

Agios Georgios Picnic Site

The Agios Georgios Picnic Site is located 7 kilometres from the centre of Nicosia, at the Athalassa National Park. Altitude: 160 metres. ...

Agios Merkourios Picnic Site

The Agios Merkourios Picnic Site is located at the Polis-Chrysochous- Stavros tis Psokas road through Lysos in the Paphos district. It is...

Archolachania Picnic Site (Mesa Potamos)

The Archolachania picnic site is located at the Forest Road of Saitta – Monastery of Mesa Potamos , 7 km from Saitta and the turning befor...

Armyroleivadon Picnic Site

The Armyroleivadon Picnic Site is located at the Kakopetria – Troodos road, 7, 5 km from Karvouna and 2, 5 km before the Troodos Square on...

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Agia Picnic Site

The Agia Picnic Site is located on the forest road of Panagia- Stavros tis Psokas , 20 kilometres from Panagia and 10 kilometres from Stavro...

Agios Merkourios Picnic Site

The Agios Merkourios Picnic Site is located at the Polis-Chrysochous- Stavros tis Psokas road through Lysos in the Paphos district. It is...

Gefiri tou Livadiou Picnic Site

The Gefiri tou Livadiou Picnic Site is located on the forest road of Pomos-Stavros tis Psokas 13 kilometres from Pomos , near the road in th...

Mavralis Picnic Site

The Mavralis Picnic Site is located on the Polis Chrysochous-Agia Marina Road, 4 kilometres from Polis Chrysochous, next to the main road ne...

Monashilaka Picnic Site

The Monashilaka Picnic Site is located on the Panagia-Kykkos road, 2 kilometers from Panagia in the Paphos district and 40 kilometers from t...

Pera Vasa Picnic Site

The Pera Vasa Picnic Site is located on the Agios Nikolaos- Gerfyri tou Tzelefou road, 9 kilometers from the Agios Nikolaos village, after t...

Pykni Picnic Site

The Pykni Picnic Site is located on the Peyia-Kathikas road, 3 km from Peyia and 6km from Kathikas , at the national forest of Peyia  i...

Smigies Picnic Site

The Smigies Picnic Site is located on the Polis Chrysochous-Neo Chorio-Akamas Road, 7 kilometres from Polis Chrysochous and 2 kilometres fro...

Stavros tis Psokas Picnic Site

The Stavros tis Psokas Picnic Site is located at the forest station of Stavros tis Psokas , about 20 kilometres from Lyso or Kannaviou in th...

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Agia Paraskevi Picnic Site

The Agia Paraskevi picnic site is located on the Limassol-Kalo Chrio-Agros Road, 3 km from the Gerasa crossing, on the left hand side of the...

Archolachania Picnic Site (Mesa Potamos)

The Archolachania picnic site is located at the Forest Road of Saitta – Monastery of Mesa Potamos , 7 km from Saitta and the turning befor...

Armyroleivadon Picnic Site

The Armyroleivadon Picnic Site is located at the Kakopetria – Troodos road, 7, 5 km from Karvouna and 2, 5 km before the Troodos Square on...

Kakomallis Picnic Site

The Kakomallis Picnic Site is located on the Louvara – Kakomalli road, 6 km south of the Louvara village, next to the Kakomallis forest st...

Kampi tou Kalogirou

The Kampi tou Kalogirou picnic site is located on the Platres-Prodromos road, 4km from Trooditisa and 3km from Prodromos next to the road in...

Kampos tou Livadiou Picnic Site

The Kampos tou Livadou picnic is located at the Kakopetria-Troodos road, 8km from Karvouna and 2km before the Troodos Square, through the di...

Leivadi tou Ppachia

The Leivadi tou Ppachia picnic site is located at the Kakopetria –Troodos road, 7.7 km from Karvouna at a right hand turning on the road, ...

Polemidia Picnic Site

The Polemidia Picnic Site is located at  the Polemidia National Forest, 6 kilometres from the Limassol Centre. Altitude: 160 metres....

Prodromos Dam Picnic Site

The Prodromos Dam Picnic Site is located on the Troodos Square – Prodromos road, 5 kilometres from the Troodos Square, on the left turning...

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Kornos Picnic Site

The Kornos Picnic site is located on the Nicosia – Kornos – Limassol Highway road,  2 km after Kornos (exit 11 ) in the Larnaca dis...

Rizoelia Picnic Site

The Rizoelia Picnic Site is located 2 kilometres from the Aradippou village on the west of the Nicosia – Larnaca highway, at the Rizoelia ...

Academy Picnic Site

The Academy Picnic site is located 6 kilometres from the Nicosia centre, at the National Forest of the Pedagogy Academy. Altitude: 140 me...

Agios Georgios Picnic Site

The Agios Georgios Picnic Site is located 7 kilometres from the centre of Nicosia, at the Athalassa National Park. Altitude: 160 metres. ...

Asinou Picnic Site

The Asinou Picnic Site is located on the Astromeritis – Nikitari – Asinou road, 2 kilometres from the Nikitari village, next to the road...

Gefyri tis Panagias Picnic Site

The picnic site of Gefyri tis Panagias is located at the Peristerona- Morphou - Platanistasa road, 9 km from Peristerona at the Mitsero – ...

Kalonomati Picnic Site

The Kalonomati Picnic Site is located on the Orkonta – Pyrgos Tyllirias road , 25 kilometres from Orkonta or the old road of Kambos- Potam...

Kapoura Picnic Site

The Kapoura picnic site is located on the Vyzakia-Kannavia road, 9km from Vyzakia on the left hand side, next to the forest station of Kapou...

Kionia Picnic Site

The Kionia picnic site is located at the Kapedes-Machera Monastery road and 1km before the Monastery, left towards Kionia, 6km from the Mach...

Komititzi Picnic Site

The Komititzi Picnic Site is located on the forest road of Pedoulas-Kykkos, after the picnic area of Xystaroudas, 5 km from Xystarouda ...

Mantra tou Kambiou Picnic Site

The picnic site of Mantra tou Kambiou is located at the Kapedes-Machera Monastery road, 5km from the Kapedes village in the Nicosia district...

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Agioi Anargyroi Picnic Site

The Agioi Anargyroi Picnic Site is located 8 kilometers from Agia Napa in the Ammochostos district  towards the SOMERA station, the fir...

Agios Antonios Picnic Site

The Agios Antonios Picnic Site is located 4 kilometers from the Sotira village and 8 kilometers from the Xylofagou –Agia Napa highway exit...