For those who love hiking, the region is ideal since there are trails for beginners who just want to enjoy the nature’s beauties and for experienced climbers as well that love challenges!!
Nea Kerasounta – Rogon Castle – Agios Varnavas Habitat Louros
Time of hiking: 2 | Level of difficulty: 1
With Nea Kerasounta as a starting point, the trail leads to the Castle of Rogon, at the top of the hill, over Louros River, from where, the bird’s eye view towards the hill of Elias the Prophet is stunning. Going on via the Petra community, therich of life path ends up at the riparian forest of Agios Varnavas, at the east trench of Louros. It is said that, at this forest, the Cyprian student of Paul the Apostle, Varnavas, taught catechism. Nowadays, a part of that forest with long trunkspoplar, willow, ash, plane and elm trees is left. The picturesque small church of Agios Varnavas dominates the beginning of the forest, half of it buried, because of River Louros flooding. A big traditional fair takes place on the name day on 11 June.