Useful Information

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Visitors may enter the Republic of Cyprus through the International airports of Larnaca and Pafos. The International Airports of Larnaca and Pafos lie 125km and 55km respectively from Pedoulas.

Car Driving

Cyprus has fairly good asphalted roads complying with international traffic requirements, which link Pedoulas with the main towns and other villages. Four-lane motorways connect Nicοsia with Limassol and Larnaka.

Minor roads and forest roads, still unsurfaced, are widespread throughout Cyprus, which are in fairly good condition.

Visitors can drive in Cyprus provided they possess either an international driving license or their national driving license.

Petrol can be bought ιn Pedoulas. Petrol stations are equipped with petrol vending machines. Service is available for 24 hours.

Traffic in Cyprus moves on the left hand-side of the road. International road signs are in use and are placed along the roads and highways, on the left hand-side. The speed limit, unless otherwise indicated, is 100km on the motorways and 60km on all other roads.

Distances frm Pedoulas in km

Nicosia (via Marathasa valley): 78
Nicosia (via Troodos): 78
Larnaka: 121
Larnaka Airport: 125
Limassol: 51
Pafos: 65
Pafos Airport: 55
Agia Napa (via Nicosia): 138
Troodos: 13
Kykkos: 22
Prodromos: 3

Picnic Sites

There is one picnic site, Marathos, lying in the administrative area of Pedoulas. It is situatd 6 km fom the village, by the road leading to Kakopetria through the Churchill Pinewood Valley Hotel. It can accommodate about 50 persons. There is another picnic site on your way to Mountain Olympous, 7km from Pedoulas.

Food and Drink

There are many restaurants and cafes in Pedoulas, which provide excellent local dishes and deserts. All restaurants can satisfy all demands and peculiar tastes.

Health Matters

Pedoulas has a very healthy climate and water is safe to drink even from the spring. You can find cheap mineral water from the mountains of Cyprus which you can drink either in glass or plastic bottles. There is a Government Hospital in the village. Nearly all medicines sold in Europe are available but some of them require a prescription.

Suggested Clothing

Some information concerning clothing during the whole year is afforded herebelow

December-January: It is the winter time with snow during winter months. Tourists are advised to have winter clothes and heavy coats.

February-March: Cold days are a common phenomenon. Winter clothing is also advised.

April-May: Quite warm days, though temperatures may fall considerable at night. Woollies for the evenings are strongly advised.

June-July-August: Summer time with warm temperatures. Lightweight clothing is recommended.

September-October: Warm days with cool October evenings. Lightweight clothing for the day and medium-weight for the evening in October.

November: Pleasantly cold days. Medium-weight clothing with woollies.

Electrical Current-Voltage

The electricity suply in Cyprus is 240 vols, 50 cycles A.C. Plugs are usually5amp, square-pin in most new buildings. Adaptors can be provided either by the hotel itself or by the local supermarket, grocery shop or electricians.