Monagri, Doros, Laneia - Vouni
Set against a backdrop of the Troodos Mountains, this beautiful village is the perfect settling to sample village life. The “Filfar Liqueur House” was lovingly created to compliment the surrounding area with keen attention the smallest of details. We can see the process of making Filfar as well as sampling the liqueurs.
The name Doros, associated with the ancient Greek word Doris (forest), surrounded by almond trees, grapevines, and fruit orchards is a traditional village with exceptional scenery.
Visitors enjoy walking in the narrow little streets, admiring the restored old stone built houses, and the hospitality of people that offer a sense of community.
“KATERINA SWEETS “workshop, is located in an eye-catching area with panoramic views of the Cypriot nature. It hosts a small traditionally-styled coffee shop where a drink can be enjoyed with an accompanying “glyko”, whilst watching the glyka being made behind the glass panels of the factory.
Time for a walk around the narrow streets of this small traditional village, one of the 14 designated villages that lie in the Commandaria Region. Due to its hilly south facing slopes and its white chalky soil, it offers ideal conditions for growing grapes for producing top quality wines. The variety of Grapevines contributes to the Champagne production in France.
We continue our excursion to the neighboring village, Koilani.
Probably takern its name from the fact that it is built in a valley, close to a river bank, literary surrounded by vineyards, is one of the most productive wine villages in Cyprus, maintaining its cultural heritage.
Famous for its annual grape and wine festival, the village attracts hundreds of people to sample its traditional grape derivatives, desserts and wine, and also its famous 'glitzisto'(sweet pastry).
Museum of Viticulture of Koilani village
The Museum of Viticulture is a sample of Koilani's traditional residence.
Tools of viticulture are exhibited in the three halls of the museum. These tools are the result of an age-long, practical need, experience and inventiveness of the human mind, sample of our folklore culture and part of our cultural inheritance.
Many of these tools are still used today.
Vouni village as its name implies, is built on a low mountain.It has been a vine village since ancient times with sagnificant contribution to the wine production industry.
The beauty of the scenic narrow streets, the stone build churches and the traditional taverns compose the scenery of this conservative beauty.
|COMMANDARIA WINE VILLAGES F/D EXCURSION|
|PICK UP PARTICIPANTS FROM HOTELS|
PARTICIPANTS FROM LARNACA:
PICK UP / DROP POINT: ST.RAPHAEL LIMASSOL HOTEL
|DRIVE TO MONAGRI VILLAGE||08.30-09.00|
ARRIVAL AT 'FILFAR LIQUEUR HOUSE '
|DRIVE TO ' DOROS VILLAGE'||09.45-10.00|
|ARRIVAL AT 'KATERINA SWEETS'||10.00-10.30|
|DRIVE TO LANEIA VILLAGE||10.30-10.35|
STROLL AROUND THE NARROE COBBLESTONE STREETS
OF A PICTURESQUE VILLAGE
|DRIVE TO KOILANI VILLAGE||11.20-11.45|
|ARRIVAL AT KOILANI VILLAGE- CULINARY WORKSHOPS||
|DRIVE TO VOUNI VILLAGE||14.05-15.30|