Prodromos (Agios Georgios Kapourallis) Panagia tou Κykkou monastery
Length: 34 km Time required: about 12-15 hours
Arriving at Agios Georgios Kapourallis (alt. 1100m), situated on the outskirts of the village of Agios Dimitrios, you can fιnd catering and accommodation, visit sites of cultural interest, such as Agios Dimitrios church and enjoy the unique natural beauty of the surrounding area.
The route passes along a forest road parallel to the Foini - Agios Dimitrios - Lemythou road and enters Pafos forest, offering splendid views of the Diarizos river valley. The route then crosses the traditional village of Kaminaria (alt. 1100m), an optional resting and re-supply stop. Before entering the village of Kaminaria, ramblers may choose to follow the path leading to the Venetian bridges along the Diarizos valley. There are four churches οπ the outskirts of the village dating to the 16th centuries A.D, namely the church of Agios Vasilios, the church of Panagia tis Kardiovastazousas, the church of Agios Georgios and the church of Agios Ermolaos. After Kaminaria, the route reaches the Komitizi picnic site (alt. 1000m), where one can rest, fill up with fresh drinking water and enjoy the beauty of the Platys river valley. The path then arrives at the picturesque village of Milikouri (alt. 1200 m) where in spring the smell of roses fills the air. The skill of rose water production has been practised in the area since ancient times. The path passes over the village and reaches Kykkos (alt. 1400m), at a distance of 100 m from the monastery. The monastery, the only historical monument ίn the Pafos forest, houses a very interesting museum of Byzantine art, as well as a winery.