Omodos Village is one of the best traditional villages you should never fail to visit in Limassol. This lovely medieval village has captured the hearts of those who took time and spent a couple of hours or even days in its midst. This is not only because of the excellent Commanderia wines it offers, but simply because of tranquility offered by it.
Places Worth Visiting in Omodos:
Every place in Omodos is worth the travel either by bus or by car hire services. The narrow streets, the tiny souvenir shop selling Cypriot sweets, and lace are relaxing enough to wash away the stresses of city life.
Main Attraction: Timios Stavros Monastery
This was established in the year 327 A.D. prior to the arrival of St. Helen.
Those who have managed to grab a map of the wine route in Limassol will see Koilani Village listed in it. It is quite near Omodos, so if you followed the recommendation to rent a car in Limassol it is very much possible that you can visit both traditional villages in a day, if and only if you are following a very tight schedule.
You wouldn’t want to live in this village your entire life, because the place has lacked advancements for the past decade, which is good because it has preserved the historical edifices of the region. Nevertheless, it is still popular because of the best tasting wines it produces. While in allure to see how wine are perfected in Koilani, patiently enjoy the walk along its ascending alleys featuring tall walls and houses stuck to one another. You will admire the diligence of its residents as they keep their houses neat and tidy while they tend to their vineyards and fulfill their own responsibilities.
Main Attraction: The Agia Mavri
This is a local church with an unusual architecture and significant frescoes producing a very enchanting environment.
These are only two of the traditional villages worthy of your time. Be sure to buy souvenir items on your way to these places. Take good pictures of the place and store in print the enchanting memories you have of this these traditional villages of Limassol.
About author: Ky Robinson teaches European Arts and Culture at a Cyprus University. She is now exploring Cyprus with a reliable Cyprus car rental company providing her transportation needs without delay and inconveniences.
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