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Limasol-Nature Trails

Kyparissia - Germasogeia dam (Linear) Nature Trail 

Initially, this trail is partly a forest route followed by a short course along the Kyparissos River. The trail offers panoramic views of Germasogeia dam and Lemesos (Limassol) and passes through thickets of Cypress trees. It can be combined with the Germasogeia dam trail.  

Start Point: About 5 kilometres from the main Parekklisia Kellaki road 
End Point:  Germasogeia dam 
Estimated Duration:  3 - 3 hours and 30 minutes 
Difficulty Rate:  High degree of difficulty. Route with difficult terrain such as sudden changes in gradient (uphill and/or downhill), course along particularly rough and/or slippery, and/or narrow, and/or steep terrain. Suitable for adults in very good to excellent fitness levels. Unsuitable for young children.
Trip Length:  11 kilometres 

Germasogeia dam (Circular)

The trail goes round a small land peninsula extending into the dam. The dam has been enriched with various kinds of fish. Angling is permitted with a special license that can be obtained from the Fisheries Department. To the south of the trail there is a short 150 metres path, where the endemic plant species Bosea cypria may be seen.

Start Point: Foinikaria to Prastio road, by the eastern side of Germasogeia dam
End Point: 
Germasogeia dam
Estimated Duration:   30 minutes
Difficulty Rate:  Easy trail, with gentle gradient. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Trip Length: 1,3 kilometres