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Polis Chrysochous, Cyprus

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One of the most magnificent gems of Cyprus

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Polis (the Greek word for “town”), is one of the most magnificent gems of Cyprus, located on the northest of Paphos district, near idyllic sites and close to the area where the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite, used to meet her beloved Adonis. Polis is located near the well-known Akamas Peninsula, famous for its Baths of Aphrodite as well as the renowned Latchi.

The whole of Polis Chrysochous is field with unique natural beauties, amazing viewpoints and mountainous paths for long walks and moments of inspiration and rejuvenation. It is the area that exceptionally combines the clearest blue waters next to raw natural beauties. It is also ideal for those who wish to do activities while on holidays. Every year, the area is filled with local and foreign visitors who come to enjoy the peaceful and gorgeous setting of Polis. Overall, if you wish to escape from the stress and routine of daily life in a quiet and friendly atmosphere, Polis is the place to be.

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Highlights

  • Akamas Peninsula This small town is close to the stunning peninsula of Akamas, where you can go swimming, hiking and cycling. The Akamas area is perfect for walking tours which aim at nature observation such as the Adonis Path, Ayiasma Path, Aphrodite Path, Pissouromoutti Path, Smiyies Path and the known Avakas Gorge.

Landmarks

  • Aphrodite Nature Path The path is one of the most beautiful routes one can visit in the area of Paphos. It is circular and the starting point is at Baths of Aphrodite. The length of the path is 7.5 km with an estimated duration of 3-4 hours. This path has a high degree of difficulty (level of difficulty is 3). The route has difficult terrain with sudden changes in gradient (uphill and/or downhill), course along particularly rough and/or slippery, and/or narrow, and/or steep terrain. It is suitable for adults in generally good to very good state of fitness.