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    In the State Forests there are 40 picnic sites with a total capacity of about 23000 persons and are managed by the Forestry Department. They provide all the basic facilities for daily excursions like barbecues, drinking water, tables and washrooms. All the sites provide facilities also for persons who use wheelchairs (map).

    No.
    Name of site
    District
    Altitude
    (m)
    Location of site
    Maximum
    capacity in
    persons
    1
    Timi
    Pafos
    20
    Timi – Pafos Airport road. 1 km before the Airport in the coastal eucalyptus forest
    800
    2
    Pykni
    Pafos
    400
    Pegeia – Kathikas road, 3 km from Pegeia and 6 km from Kathikas, in the Pegeia state forest.
    500
    3
    Smigies
    Pafos
    200
    Polis Chrysochous – Neo Chorio – Akamas road, 7 km from Polis and 2 km from Neo Chorio next to the dirt road leading to Akamas forest
    500
    4
    Mavralis
    Pafos
    0
    Polis Chrysochous – Agia Marina road, 4 km from Polis, next to the main road on the coast
    450
    5
    Agios Merkourios
    Pafos
    300
    Polis Chrysochous – Stavros tis Psokas road through Lysos, 20 km from Polis and 4 km from Aftoullina locality, site street to the left, on the forest road leading to Agios Merkourios. There is also access through Argaka and Gialia towards Agios Merkourios.
    500
    6
    Gefiri tou Livadiou
    Pafos
    500
    Pomos – Stavros Psokas, forest road, 12 km from Pomos near the road.
    400
    7
    Kalonomati
    Lefkosia
    500
    Orkontas – Pyrgos Tillirias road, 25 km from Orkontas or the old Kampos – Potamos Kampou road, 8 km from Kampos village.
    200
    8
    Stavros tis Psokas
    Pafos
    900
    At the Stavros Psokas forest station about 20 km from Lysos or Kannaviou and 26 km from Kykko Monastery.
    600
    9
    Agia
    Pafos
    600
    Panagia – Stavros Psokas forest road, 21 km from Panagia and 10 km from Stavros Psokas.
    200
    10
    Monashilaka
    Pafos
    640
    Panagia – Kykkos road 2 km from Panαgia and 40 km from Kykkos Monastery
    600
    11
    Pera Vasa
    Pafos
    700
    Agios Nikolaos – Djelefou bridge road, 9 km from Agios Nikolaos village after Djelefu bridge and the Arminou dam.
    250
    12
    Komititzi
    Lefkosia
    620
    Forest road from Pedoulas – Kykkos road after the Xistarouda picnic site 5 km from Xystarouda or 10 km from Kykkos monastery through Milikouri village towards Kaminaria to the right of the road in Platy valley
    400
    13
    Xystarouda
    Lefkosia
    900
    Pedoulas – Kykkos road 9 km from Pedoulas, next to the road.
    250
    14
    Xerargaka
    Lefkosia
    600
    Astromeritis – Kalopanagiotis road and site road on the left before Orkontas, 25 km from Astromeritis.
    650
    15
    Marathos
    Lefkosia
    1300
    Kakopetria – Prodromos road, 7 km from Kakopetria and 6 km from Prodromos towards Kakopetria through Pinewood, next to the road.
    300
    16
    Prodromos Dam
    Lemesos
    1600
    Troodos Square – Prodromos, 5 km from Troodos Square and site road to the left towards Prodromos Dam
    250
    17
    Kampi tou Kalogirou
    Lemesos
    1300
    Platres – Prodromos road, 4 km from Trooditissa and 3 km from Prodromos, next to the road
    700
    18
    Trooditissa Xerokolymbos
    Lemesos
    1300
    Platres – Prodromos road, 6 km from Platres to the right of the road before Trooditissa Monastery.
    700
    19
    Kampos tou Livadiou
    Lemesos
    1650
    Kakopetria – Troodos road, 8 km from Karvounas and 2 km before Troodos Square and dirt path to the right of the road
    400
    20
    Armyroleivadon
    Lemesos
    1600
    Kakopetria – Troodos road, 7.5 km from Karvounas and 2.5 km before Troodos square in a site street on the left shortly before Leivadi tou Ppachia.
    2000
    21
    Leivadi tou Ppachia
    Lemesos
    1600
    Kakopetria – Troodos road, 7.7 km from Karvounas in a site road on the right of the road, 2.3 km before Troodos square
    1600
    22
    Platania
    Lefkosia
    110
    Kakopetria – Troodos road, 6 km from Kakopetria towards Troodos, on the right and left of the road, near Platania forest station
    2900
    23
    Argolachania
    (Mesa Potamos)
    Lemesos
    900
    Saittas – Mesa Potamos Monastery forest road, 7 km from Saittas and site road to the left before the Monastery. Also access through P. Platres, K. Amiantos and Moniatis through forest roads.
    700
    24
    Agia Paraskevi
    Lemesos
    600
    Limassol – Kalo Chorio – Agros road, 3 km from Gerasa crossroad, to the left of the road, 3 km before Kalo Chorio.
    750
    25
    Kakomallis
    Lemesos
    900
    Louvaras – Kakomallis road, 6 km south of Louvaras village, next to Kakomallis forest station.
    400
    26
    Polemidia*
    Lemesos
    160
    National Forest Park of Polemidia, 6 km from the centre of Limassol.
    200
    27
    Kionia
    Nicosia
    1340
    Kapedes – Macheras Monastery road and 1 km before the Monastery to the left towards Kionia, 6 km from Macheras Monastery and 14 km from Kapedes.
    550
    28
    Profitis Ilias
    Lefkosia
    700
    Lythrodontas – Vavatsinia road through Macheras forest, 8 km from Lythrodontas next to Profitis Ilias Monastery.
    150
    29
    Mantra tou Kampiou
    Lefkosia
    660
    Kapedes – Macheras Monastery road, 5 km from Kapedes on either side of the road.
    1600
    30
    Gefyri tis
    Panagias
    Lefkosia
    500
    Peristerona Morfou – Platanistasa road, 9 km from Peristerona and Mitsero – Platanistasa road, 6 km from Mitsero, opposite the forest station of Gefyri tis PanAgias
    100
    31
    Xyliatos Dam
    Lefkosia
    600
    Peristerona Morfou – Xyliatos – Lagoudera road, 17 km from Peristerona through Xiliatos and side road to the right of the road beneath Xyliatos dam
    750
    32
    Kapoura
    Lefkosia
    600
    Vyzakia – Kannavia road, 9 km from Vyzakia and site road to the left, next to Kapouras forest station
    200
    33
    Asinou*
    Lefkosia
    440
    Astromeritis – Nikitari – Asinou road, 2km from Nikitari village, next to the road and before the church at Asinou.
    150
    34
    Academy*
    Lefkosia
    140
    6 km from the centre of Nicosia in the National Forest Park of the Pedagogical Academy
    300
    35
    Agios Georgios**
    Lefkosia
    160
    7 km from the centre of Nicosia in the National Forest Park of Athalassa
    350
    36
    Athalassa*
    Lefkosia
    160
    8 km from the centre of Nicosia in the National Forest Park of Athalassa and 500 m from Latsia
    450
    37
    Kornos
    Larnaka
    380
    Nicosia – Kornos – Limassol highway, 2 km after Kornos to the right of the road (Exit 11)
    850
    38
    Rizoelia
    Larnaka
    100
    1 km from Aradippou village, west of the Nicosia – Larnaca highway, in the Rizoelia National Forest Park.
    150
    39
    Agios Antonios
    Ammochostos
    100
    4 km from Sotira village (in Agios Antonios Chapel) and 8 km from the Xylophagou – Agia Napa highway, exit F322.
    100
    40
    Agioi Anargyroi
    Ammochostos
    40
    8 km from Agia Napa towards SOMERA station, first side road to the left near the Agioi Anargyroi Chapel in the National Forest Park of Cavo Greco.
    100

    * No lighting of fire is allowed, only cooked meal
    ** There is no drinking water


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