Kritou Marottou - A Typical Cypriot Village

Published 9th of January, 2023

Spring Greens

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The scenery is pretty spectacular too. These are the upper reaches of the Ezousa Valley, before the Spring flowers have started to bloom in abundance.

Water Feature

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There is a nice water feature here too, which will come in particularly handy if you decide to have a picnic.

Bring Food!

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This has to be one of the nicer picnic benches in Paphos. So bring some sandwiches or whatever tickles your fancy, and make a meal out of your visit.

Welcome

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The official start to the village is just beyond the picnic area. There is also a bus stop here. You could technically travel here from Paphos by bus. You would need to get the 637 and change at Agios Dimitrianos. The 638 takes you in a loop around the nearby villages, including Kritou Marottou, Milia, Simou and more besides. That would be a lovely ride, but they only appear to run once every four hours. Oh and you still need a mask for a bus trip, according to the Paphos Bus website.

Water Feature

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Before you arrive in the village centre, you will come across an interesting water feature. It is worth parking up before it to have a look. You will find similar water features in a lot of Cyprus villages, indicating its importance to the community in years gone by.

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