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
Timi
20
800
2
Pykni
Paphos
400
500
3
Smigies
Paphos
200
500
4
Mavralis
Paphos
0
450
5
Agios Merkourios
Paphos
300
500
6
Gefiri tou Livadiou
Paphos
500
400
7
Kalonomati
Nicosia
500
200
8
Stavros tis Psokas
Paphos
900
600
9
Agia
Paphos
600
200
10
Monashilaka
Paphos
640
600
11
Pera Vasa
Paphos
700
250
12
620
400
13
Nicosia
900
250
14
Nicosia
600
650
15
Nicosia
1300
300
16
Prodromos Dam
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 map

Cyprus picnic sites by location (district)

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...

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 – ...

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...

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 ...

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, ...

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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...

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...

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, ...

Trooditissa – Xerokolymbos Picnic Site

The Trooditissa Xerkolymbos picnic site is located on the Platres-Prodromos road, 6km from Platres, on the right hand side of the road, befo...

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 – ...

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...

Marathos Picnic Site

The Marathos Picnic site is located on the Kakopetria-Prodromos road, 7 km from Kakopetria and 6km from Prodromos towards Kakopetria through...

Platania Picnic Site

The Platania picnic site is located on the Kakopetria-Troodos road, 6 km from Kakopetria to Troodos, right and left of the road, near the Pl...

Prophet Elias Picnic Site

The Prophet Elias picnic site is located at the Lythrodonta- Vavatsinia road through the Machera forest, 8 km from Lythrodonta, next to the ...

Xerargaka-Orkontas Picnic Site

The Xerargaka-Orkontas picnic site is located at the Astromeriti – Kalopanayiotis road , turning on the left before Orkonta , 25km fr...

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