The Route to Rural Larnaka
A tour on two or four wheels is the perfect way to discover rural Larnaka whilst adhering to the general advice to opt for outdoor pursuits. With a selection of organised cycling or quad bike tours you also get the added benefit of fresh air and beautiful, natural backdrops along the way!
White Hills to White Rocks
This organised bike ride takes you from mountain to coast, starting in the ‘white hills’ of mountainous Lefkara village and culminating at ‘white rocks’ beach, with lots of interesting stops along the way.
Lefkara village is famous for its handmade lace and silversmithing and one of the most quaint and traditional villages of Larnaka region with winding lanes and old architecture. The ride passes by neighbouring – and equally charming – villages to stop at a local honey makers and a traditional goat farm – with the added perk that you get to refuel by sampling the honey and Halloumi cheese!
Making your way to White Rocks beach (named after its white frosted rocks), a cold beer and a slice of refreshing watermelon await, along with a cooling dip in the beautiful, clear sea.
The tour is also suitable for beginners and only requires a basic level of fitness. Further information can be found here.
Village Quad Bike Tour
A quad bike tour is a thrilling and alternative way to discover the rural terrain of Larnaka region and is available as a two-hour or longer, half-day village tour.
The two-hour tour will acquaint you with Voroklini, Kellia, Troulli and Pyla villages, taking you through untamed countryside, mountain trails, farm treks and country roads – all with the most picturesque scenery.
The half-day tour passes through Pyla, Xylotymbou, Troulli, Avdellero, Athienou, Kellia and Voroklini villages and combines beautiful scenery of sea and mountain with a stop to enjoy a hearty, traditional lunch at an authentic Cypriot taverna.
The quad bike tour can be enjoyed by groups, including families, and participants can take the tours either as a driver or a passenger on the bikes. A safety induction is included.
Further information can be found here.