Agioi Anargyroi - Sea Caves (Linear) Nature Trail

EXCURSIONS / Nature Trails / Famagusta / Agioi Anargyroi - Sea Caves (Linear) Nature Trail

Cyprus has numerous signposted paths and nature trails, some more challenging than others, but all are a delight to the senses, especially in spring when you can experience the sights, sounds and smells of nature at first hand.
 
The Saints Anargyroi path follow path along the coast and ends at Sea caves. The area is ideal for diving enthusiasts. It passes the spectacular natural bridge "Kamara Korakas" and below the cape. It offers excellent views of the sea, rich natural vegetation and there are fossils of marine organisms. Linked with the Konnos - Agioi Anargyroi trails, Saints Anargyroi - Sea Caves and Kavos.
 
Saints Anargyroi
 
Near the cape Cavo Greco, a short distance from the sea is a picturesque chapel dedicated to Saint Anargyroi, Cosmas and Damian. This chapel is celebrating July 1st every year with a festival. To the east of Paralimni, about three kilometers from the last houses, is the church of St. Panteleimon. In the chapel leads a dirt road that  the residents use to go to their estates in the region. The chapel is in the shades of a eucalyptus. Celebrated every year on July 27, with a feast at St. Panteleimon.
 
Cape Greco
 
The Cape Greco headland is also a small peninsula in the southeast of Cyprus, in Famagusta District, between Agia Napa and Paralimni. The area is designated a national forest park, is incorporated in the Natura 2000 (Natura 2000) and covers an area of ​​384.9 hectares.
 
In the sea area of ​​Cape Greco are underwater canyons and caves and it is very popular for diving. It is an important station for migratory birds and there live 71 species of fauna and flora mainly consists of shrubs. The largest area covered by Acacia kind kyanofylli Acacia (Acacia saligna = A. cyanophylla).
 
In the sea area of ​​Cape Greco divers found several shipwrecks. In 2007 an  ancient shipwreck of the 2nd century AD was found and investigated! Cape lighthouse constructed by the British works, and it is the second one built in Cyprus after the one in the castle of Paphos.

The path as well as the Cape Greko is a true beauty and in case you haven't visited yet, you absolutely should!
 
Starting point: (a) Church of Saint Anargyroi. Access from the main road Protaras - Cape Greco near Kavos. (B) Sea Caves. Access from Agia Napa Road - Cape Greco, close to Kavos
 
Path Length: 4 km
 
Considerable time: 1.5 hours
 
Degree of difficulty: 1
 
Format: Linear
 
ADDRESS: Cape Greco Area, Protaras

 

Σχετικά Άρθρα


Rizoelia - Pyla E4 Long Distance...

The first part of the route crosses the Rizoelia National Forest Park, a recreation area which offers you a wide range of...


Athasias Cave Nature Trail

The trail passes through pine forest and ends in the "Cave of Athasias" believed constructed for finding minerals. In...


The Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Mu...

The Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum in Lefkosia (Nicosia) was established by Andreas Nicolaou and is the result of a 20 -...


The Byzantine Churches in Nicosi...

This route, which is the third for Nicosia, starts from Kato Deftera and the Spileo (cave) of Panagia Chrysospiliotissa...