Paphos - Polis

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aaskotis | October 10, 2006 | Europe > Cyprus Motorcycle Roads > Cyprus
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August 28, 2007 - Star Rating Graphic

I rode all the way to Kato Pyrgos on the Cypriot-Turkish border. The best bit was that I then got to turn around and ride it again! Some of the best curves Ive ever ridden!

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June 23, 2007 - Star Rating Graphic

Just an update, there are heavy roadworks starting at Droushia for about 4km on the way down towards Latchi. The whole road has been dug up, and it looks as if it will be a long time before its fixed.

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October 18, 2006 - Star Rating Graphic

Oh how I agree this route is fabulous, some of the best biking to be found, can even get away without helmets, especially if you are a visitor! Some great sweeping bends look out for the odd snake.... Good food to be had at the Village Tarvern in Latchi, very friendly locals. Just love it.

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October 10, 2006 - Star Rating Graphic

Use: Road Bike
Proceed to the Tomb of the Kings seashore road E701 towards Pegia village but before turning right for Pegia turn again right for Adonis baths. It's a nice place for a visit and history says that this is the place which goddess of Love, Aphrodite, has chosen to meet her lover, Adonis. At the place there are two blue lagoon pools with some height difference and you can swim and also dive from one to another. Return back from the same road and at the end turn right and very shortly you will see the road signs for Pegia. Reaching Pegia set heading for Kathikas village and start ascending which in a while you will be able to enjoy a nice view of the area, especially on afternoons. Passing Kathikas, in a few kilometers turn right towards Arodhes, Inia and Droushia villages. A beautiful route reaching its best during spring time which you can enjoy the green plant less high hils with a view to the blue sea accompanied by the fabulous smell of the blossoming wild flowers, have a stop and gather those superb gifts of nature. The above mentioned villages are newly renovated to their traditional character which is interesting to visit and also you can have a coffee or a traditional local meal(especially in Droushia) in a local taverna. Leaving Droushia you will have the chance to enjoy a nice view of the Chrisochou bay. Continue road E709 towards Polis and Latsi. Coming to T junction, turning left you will reach the small fishermen harbor of Latsi. Continuing further on the same road E704 you can visit Aprodites baths (nothing spectacular) or you can enter the Akamas peninsula which is great place to see but you need an on/off bike (you can rent from Polis). Turning right from the T junction mentioned above, you will head on the small town of Polis (camping side available). If you wish to ride in more remote seaside roads you can take road E704 towards Pirgos/Argaka/Pomos . The ride is very nice giving the rider nice views of seaside scenery, the road ends at Pirgos /food/gas station available). For the return trip you can choose to take the Troodos mountains (ask locals for directions), a nice paved windy road through Paphos forest, very nice but quit long duration (due to low speed) alternate route.
Notes: Spring summer season recommended / easy access to any kind of facility
photo 1: A break to feel and see nature at its best
photo 2: Akamas peninsula on a cloudy day

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