Traditional Local Experiences

Larnaka is proud of its traditions, which are still very much cherished and practised across the region. From pottery workshops to wineries and rural activities, you can not only watch Larnaka's interesting customs in action, but can participate too for a unique and authentic holiday experience! In 2017, Rural (Orini) Larnaka has been declared a European Destination of Excellence in Cultural Tourism! Click here for the relevant brochure.


Local Experience Name Tel (+357) Village / Address


Opening Hours


Basket Weaving
Halloumi Making
Petros Nicolaou 99205833 Choirokoitia Upon request
Halloumi Making Eleni Mini Dairy  24322014 Skarinou Open Mon-Sat, but demonstrations are upon request
Loulla Efthymiou 99639388 Choirokoitia 10:00-17:00 and extra hours upon request
Athienou Municipality 24524002 Athienou / Father Kallinikos Stavrovouniotis Restored House Every Thursday from November until March from 12:00-13:00 (as part of Larnaka Tourism Board Winter Experiences).

For groups all year round upon request.
Traditional Cooking Sessions Tsimpi-Τσίμπι 99723640 Skarinou Upon Request
Beekeeping Tours ΕcoPhysis  99171405  Vavla / 7713 Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00-17:00 and extra hours upon request
Donkey Riding & Harvests Golden Donkeys Farm 99620736 Skarinou Daily & Weekends 10:00-18:00 / Harvests upon request
Cypriot Wine Tasting Sessions Ktima Christoudia 99034828 Kato Drys / 6 Agiou Mina Daily & Weekends 9:00-17:00
Ktima Dafermou 70008373 Lefkara / Lefkara Road Upon request
Oak Tree Wine Cellar 24 815044 Larnaka City / 9, G. Drousiotis Str. 6305 Daily & Weekends
Lefkara Lace Making & Silversmithing Dimosthenis Rouvis 24342559 Lefkara / 10 Gr. Afxentiou, 7705 9:00-18:00
Lefkara Handicraft Centre 24342822 Lefkara Only upon reguest for organised groups 
Silversmithing Demetris Stafylaris 22533480 / 99526577 Lefkara / 63 Arch. Makariou Afternoon: 16:00-19:30  
Morning Hours: upon request
Byzantine Icon Painters

Stelios Christou

22533293 / 99349468 Kornos /7A, 28th October Daily 7:30-13:00, 15:00-19:00
George Leonidas 99901124 Kornos / 15 Karaoli & Demetriou 15


Upon request




Pottery Making

Piale Pashia Workshops: 

Studio Ceramics
Emira Pottery
Stavros Pottery
Photos Demetriou


Larnaka City

Upon request
Louiza Constantinou 99781458 Kornos Upon request only on Mondays,Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays
Kornos Pottery Co-op  22533712 / 99093238 Κόρνος  10:00-13:00 and extra hours upon request
Traditional Sweets Ermi 99682817 / 24352003 Agioi Vavatsinias Daily 7:00-16:00
Lefkara Loukkoumi Factory (Ta Oraia Lefkara) 24342525 Lefkara Daily & Weekends 7:00-18:00

To Madratzi tis Yiayias


Kato Drys

Daily: 15:00-20:00

Morning: upon request

Weekends: 8:00-19:00


Traditional Pasta Making Marina Xenofontos 99909042

Agios Theodoros / 7730 

Upon request
Theodora Demetrou 99782951



Maroni / 7737



Local Herbs Varvara Michael 99973631 Kornos / 1 Ithakis Upon request


Salt Lake