Visit the monasteries of Kykkos and Chrysorrogiatissa, enjoy pine forests and hamlets, and explore Omodos wine village, all as a guide provides background. It is located in the Troodos Mountains, in the center of the island. Indem Sie mit dem Besuch der Website fortfahren, stimmen Sie unserer Nutzung von Cookies zu. Definitely recommend at this time of year and worth the drive from Paphos. It's also noticeably chillier up there than it is on the coast, so grab something warm with you. Vor drei Wochen fuhren wir durch das Troodos -Gebirge und machten auch auf dem Mount Olympus einen Stopp. The good news is now that you are at Mount Olympus, it is now downhill all the way home to Paphos. Aber trotzdem sehenswert, schon nur wegen der Flora. I’m actually pretty sure that Homer, or whoever wrote the descriptions in the Iliad, had a pretty clear idea of what Olympus looked like. To reach the summit, starting from Kato Platres, the ascent is 14.82 km long. Die frische und angenehme Luft ist zu empfehlen. Besuchen Sie die Klöster von Kykkos und Chrysorrogiatissa, genießen Sie Kiefernwälder und Dörfer und erkunden Sie das Weindorf Omodos, während der Reiseleiter Hintergrundinformationen bietet. The peak is sometimes closed, when we visited the road was guarded, but there are plenty of places to stop and play in the snow just below the peak. We knew there would be snow but it was like something out of a Christmas scene. Mount Olympus (also known as Chionistra), at an elevation of 1.952m (6,404ft) above the sea level, is the highest point in Cyprus. We drove up here 2 days ago and went from 20 degrees to -5 degrees. Hier findet man nette Restaurants und ein malerisches Bergdorf! Do it! In Homeric Greek (Odyssey 6.42), the variant Οὔλυμπος Oulumpos occurs, conceived of as the seat of the gods (and not identified with any specific peak). Sehenswürdigkeiten und Aktivitäten in Troodos. Lovely day out but got totally lost in. Each area has its own ski lifts and runs, operated by the Cyprus Ski Club: In the Sun Valley area there is a 55m rope tow baby lift as well. Mount Olympus peak and the "Troodos Square" fall under the territory of Platres in Limassol District.A British long range radar currently operates at Mount Olympus' peak. Dies gilt auch in Bezug auf die Genauigkeit, Verlässlichkeit sowie für stillschweigende Garantien für die Gebrauchstauglichkeit, Eignung für einen bestimmten Zweck und Nichtverletzung von Rechten Dritter. Die Berge sind toll anzusehen, wen man aber aus der Schweiz kommt, sind die Berge nicht so gross. A British long range radar currently operates at Mount Olympus' peak. A British long range radar currently operates at Mount Olympus' peak. A British long range radar currently operates at Mount Olympus' peak. Book your tickets online for Mount Olympus, Troodos: See 129 reviews, articles, and 123 photos of Mount Olympus, ranked No.5 on Tripadvisor among 15 attractions in Troodos. It is located in the Troodos Mountains, in the center of the island. Ein Besuch lohnt sich in jedem Fall! To visit the peak, morning may be better as clouds can build up during the day and may well be lower than you, but they do not form every day. Mount Olympus was historically also known as Mount Belus, after Iliad1.591, where the seat of the gods is referred to as βηλ[… Daher lohnt sich deshalb schon der Ausflug, aber das beeindruckendste ist die Sicht von oben über die Insel. In case of a snakebite by this viper, medical attention should be sought immediately. ------------------------------ Hinweis --------------------- Man kann zwar zum Gipfel fahren, sollte man aber nicht, besser ist es, man parkt am Kiosk kurz vor dem Gipfel und läuft die paar Meter hoch. Indem Sie mit dem Besuch der Website fortfahren, stimmen Sie unserer Nutzung von Cookies zu. At the 79km mark you take a right turn on an out and back dead-end to Mount Olympus itself. All snakes are most active during the summer.Pic: Dennis Bos. The brochure you get is amusing as it numbers sights but on the ground you will find few things marked. At the 78 km mark you pass the Cyprus ski club on the lefthand side, with the ski slopes up on the right hand side. Cyprus by Bus operates a bus from Yeroskipou to Ágios Nikólaos 3 times a day. Cyprus by Bus Email info@cyprusbybus.com Website cyprusbybus.com Bus from Yeroskipou to Ágios Nikólaos Ave.