Sparkling seas, sun drenched hills and the gentle purring of your wheels, theres a lot to love about cycling in Cyprus. The true beauty though lies in the fact that it hasnt been discovered in a way that other winter sunshine islands have. The island offers true wilderness, endless pine tree forests and and views over the glistening Mediterranean. Visit between September and April to discovera beautiful country steeped in culture and classical mythology.
Food & Wine - On this ride, you can enjoy some superb food and wine, all locally produced. Enjoy local whites produced by ancient Cypriot vineyards and mezze platters of locally produced cheeses, meats and dips.
Cypriot Culture - Cypriot culture and mythology dates back to the dawn of civilisation. You will visit archaeological sites with artefacts dating back centuries and lands where Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty was said to have been born as the foam of the Paphos waters crashed against the rocks.
7 day holiday or tailor your trip
Expect to ride about 40km per day
- Airport Transfers
- Great Bike Hire
- Emergency Assistance
From Larnaca we will take you to the village of Tochni. Your stay will be in a traditional villagecottage room, fully renovated with all modern comforts.
Your trip today takes in Lefkara Kornos Skarinou. After a delicious Cyprus breakfast comprised of fresh organic ingredients, your journey starts with a transfer from Tochni to Lefkara, a village in the mountains of Larnaca where you can learn more about the famous embroidery and Silvercraft. From Lefkara village you will descend to Kornos for a truly unique pottery making experience. We will stopover to enjoy a traditional Cypriot coffee boiled on sand, a coffee making technique preserved among the countryside.
Your cycling today heads out to Chirokitia, Governors beach before finishing at Limassol. Before reaching Limassol you will cycle to your first destination Chirokitias Neolithic Settlement followed by the Archaeological site of Tenta in Kalavasos. The ride will end at one of the 5 ancient kingdoms The Kingdom of Amathus located at the outskirts of Limassol.Limassol has undergone major investment to restore its cultural past in its former glory.
Today you will visit Kolossi Castle and Wine Museum, the Kourio Amphitheatre and the Apollon Ylates Temple on a unique rode through Cypriot history. You will follow a cycle path along the coast of Limassol before visiting a Castle in the old city of Limassol. You will get the chance to learn about the history of Cyprus wine grown in vineyards that have survived centuries.
Today you will visit the Macheras Monastery and Lefkara world knows for its unique handicrafts. You will ride to the nearby scenic village of Vavatsinia famous for its wild berries. From there you will visit the traditional and remote village of Mantra tou Kampiou before riding up to the Macheras monastery. The ride back to Tochni is on one of the nicest downhill single-trails in Cyprus.
Today you will ride to Agros to visit the roses Museum before riding up to the traditional villages of Chandria, Polystipos and Lagoudera. Your riding will be on single track, quiet cycle paths for much of the day.
We will take you back to the airport for your return flight.
About the operator
We are Love Velo, a cycling travel company that was set up to challenge the concept of cycling holidays. If you've never ridden a bike, or if you ride hundreds of miles a week, we can send you away on new exciting experiences. We have holidays for people who want a beach break with bike hire for a day or two, all the way through to specific overseas training camps. Most of our trips are totally flexible so there is no finding dates to match your holiday. Tell us your holiday dates and we will match a cycling experience for you. We know what we do and how we do it but WHY do we do it. Why do our team come into the office every day aside from it being their job? Why are we so passionate about cycling? Fundamentally, it's because we believe time is precious. Whether it's time for yourself, to clear your head, time with your friends or partner, or time with your children, cycling gives you that time. We believe that we enable our cyclists to have the best time on their bike.