Initiate yourself, into the secrets of the World’s first named wine. ZOOPIGI VILLAGE, is located in a zone of 14 villages in Cyprus that produces the ancient sweet wine Commandaria, a protected designation of origin product.
The Commandaria wine museum and winery in Zoopigi village, exhibits through replicas of Cypriot ancient wine vessels and visual means the history of Commandaria, presented along with aspects of everyday life, art and wine culture.
In the heart of Pitsilia area, the picturesque village of Agros, renowned for its dry and healthy climate maintains its traditional character and offers a natural environment of unrivalled beauty. Don’t be surprised if you are welcomed with a Glyko tou koutaliou (spoon sweet); It’s only a sample of the local’s hospitality!
The rural village was Selected as best destination of Tourism and Local Intangible Heritage for its “Rose Festival” following a national competition, launched as part of a project of the EDEN (European Destinations of Excellence) initiative.
The Rose factory running for 70 years now compliments the surrounding area, and invites us to surrender to a journey paved with roses, and watch the production of a wide variety of products such as rosewater, organic cosmetics and many more!
Pitsilia region is a region best known for its traditional meat products.
A warm welcome with a glass of wine and a plate of smoked and wine-cured meats will encounter you to the flavors and delights of local products, and bring you in touch with local hospitality.
The Kafkalia delicatessen, faithful to tradition conveyed through generations, meat products matured in salt and wine, smoked traditionally.
Niki's traditional sweets
Watch the process fo making traditional fruit spoon sweets in the local workshop and take its sweet taste back home with you!
Pelendri was a well-known community during the medieval times. De Mas Matri refers to it as being Pelendres or even Pelondres giving the information that in 1353 it was a feud for John de Louzinian, the prince of Antiochia and part of the royal family in Cyprus.
Pelendri is one of the most picturesque villages in Cyprus and follows a strict preservation program for its architectural style of folkloric.
Housed on the southern edge of Pelendri and in a beautiful gentrified mansion compliments the surrounding area.
|INTANGIBLE HERITAGE F/D EXCURSION|
PICK UP PARTICIPANTS FROM HOTELS
PARTICIPANTS FROM LARNAKA PICK UP /DROP OFF POINT: ST.RAPHAEL LIMASSOL HOTEL
|DRIVE TO ZOOPIGI VILLAGE||08.30-09.00|
|ARRIVAL AT ZOOPIGI WINERY||09.00-10.15|
DRIVE TO KALO CHORIO VILLAGE
ARRIVAL AT KALO CHORIO VILLAGE
DRIVE TO AGROS VILLAGE
|ARRIVAL AT AGROS ROSE FACTORY||12.00-12.30|
ARRIVAL AT KAFKALIAS DELICATESSEN
VISIT 'NIKI'S TRADITIONAL SWEETS'
|DRIVE TO PELENDRI VILLAGE||13.20-13.40|
LUNCH BREAK TO A LOCAL TAVERN
VISIT TO THE LOCAL WINERY(TIME PERMITED)
|DEPARTURE TO LIMASSOL||15.30|