Troodos is a mountain resort region in Cyprus and the only place in the country where it snows. From October to March, majestic peaks, including the highest peak Olympos (1952 m), are covered with a white veil.
The Troodos Mountains formed over 70 million years ago. On its slopes there are picturesque villages adjacent to the ruins of temples and ancient monasteries that arose in the Byzantine era.
In winter, the resort is occupied by skiers, in the summer the cool valleys save from the scorching heat. Local forests are declared a reserve where centuries-old oaks, pines, junipers, cypresses, strawberries and Continue reading