The Athalassa Picnic Site is located 8 kilometres from the centre of Nicosia in the Athalassa National Forest and 500 metres from Latsia.

Altitude: 160 metres.

Capacity: 450 metres.

 

Rules of conduct for Visitors

Visitors of picnic and camping sites should follow some basic rules of conduct to ensure the least possible harm to the environment but also to ensure the comfort of other guests.

The most important of these rules are the following:

  • Fires permitted only in grills provided. In some picnic areas, such as in Asinou and Athalassa, the lighting of fire is not allowed at all.
  • Before leaving the area, make sure the coals that have been used, have extinguished completely, even if you have stored them in the premises that may exist for this purpose.
  • The use of wood and the preparation of food from the forest is not allowed. Every visitor must arrange to have the necessary amount of charcoal.
  • Keep the area clean. Collect all the rubbish that have emerged and put them in bins. If for any reason there are no bins or if it is full, then take your trash with you. Do not leave plastic bags outside, because they are usually scattered by stray dogs, foxes etc.      
  •  Do not make unnecessary noises, respect the rights of the others for peace and quiet.
  • Cutting plants, tree bark harassing nests, damaging the environment are banned by the forestry legislation.
  • Park your car in parking lots and not next to the tables.       
  • Use the water with caution. Don't waste it.     
  • Solicit other guests to obey by the basic rules of conduct.
  • If you notice a fire, immediately call the number 1407 (24 hours, toll-free)
Athalassa Picnic Site photos: 
athalassa picnic
athalassa picnic
Athalassa Picnic Site location map: 

Nearby Places and things to do (within 5 km radius)

Archbishop's palace

The old Archbishop’s palace can be found in the centre of Nicosia (Lefkosia) and is a two storey building which dates back to the 18th cen...

Byzantine Museum Archbishop Makarios III

The Byzantine Museum Archbishop Makarios III is located in the Nicosia district. The building inclludes the museum , the gallery  and t...

Cyprus Postal Museum. Nicosia

The Cyprus Postal Museum is located within the walls of Nicosia and is houses in the basement of an old two storey mansion near Laiki Gitoni...

Hamam Omerye

The Hamam Omerye is located in the Nicosia district and is another true example of the rich culture and variety in Cyprus, a stone project o...

Laiki Geitonia - Nicosia

Laiki Geitona is located in the Aristokyprou and Praxandrou streets in the centre of Nicosia, while it was later extended to the surrounding...

Archontiko of Axiothea

The Archontiko of Axiothea can be described as a very interesting example of urban architecture of the 18th century. It can be found in the ...

Pages