The Paphos to Polis Motorway - Part 2

Published 3rd of October, 2019

It's time for the concluding part of our look at the planned route of the new Paphos to Polis motorway. So join us as we take a bumpy trip from Minthis Hills to Stroumpi, climbing a mountain along the way to enjoy the view...

The Story So Far...

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If you recall from our previous blog, the new motorway is going to leave the A6 motorway just after the Agia Varvara junction, and cut through the countryside to the right of Marathounta, before going to the left of Minthis Hills Golf Course.

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Bridges and Tunnels

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There will be two tunnels constructed, to help the motorway negotiate its way through the hills of Kallepeia.

Distant B7

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After that, with the help of two bridges, it will drop down and over the B7.

Beautiful Scenery

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The route will go through very picturesque, though little-visited countryside. This is farmland. No tours run through here. Only the farmers, occasional hunters, and curious blog writers venture down these tracks.

Stopping at Stroumpi

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Finally, the motorway will ascend through Stroumpi, and rejoin the B7. Phase 2 will continue the job towards Polis, but for now the plan is to get here.

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