- Paphos Nature
Aphrodite Trail is a round trailthat takes the breath away
Discover the Aphrodite trail, one of the most beautiful Cyprus walks on the Akamas Peninsula. its stunning views over the blue lagoons.
Do it in spring and you will be rewarded with a multitude of wild spring flowers including gorgeous rock cyclamen and the teeniest vetch, star of Bethlehem and multicolored anemones.
Its distance is 8km and takes 3 hours to go around. However the highest point is at an altitute of 370m - Moutti tis Sotiras.
It starts from just above the Baths of Aphrodite and follows the mythical route taken by Aphrodite and her lover Adonis.
You will ascend the boulder strewn spine of the Akamas to Aphrodites sanctuary at Pyrgos tis Regainas (which means Queens castle), now dominated by a magnificent 860 year old oak tree.