Agia Paraskevi picnic site (Kalo Chorio)

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The Limassol Forest, an evergreen lung located just a few minutes from the city, hides some wonderful surprises. One of them is the picnic site of Agia Paraskevi, which is found on the left-hand side of the Limassol – Kalo Chorio road, just 3 km before the village.

This wonderful location is nestled within the cool pine forest, and features a spacious area and organized facilities suitable for picnics. Just a few meters before the picnic site, one may also see one the area's main attractions, the chapel of Agia Paraskevi (after which the picnic site is named).

The area is adorned by 2 large, beautiful, stone-built fountains that have been providing visitors with crystal-clear water from the mountains for decades. They are the fountain of Agia Paraskevi and the fountain of Zeus. The wooden benches are arranged on the slopes, under the shade of the pine trees, and just a few steps away there is a small playground. The area also provides toilets and areas for lighting fire and grilling.

At the entrance of the site, you will see signs indicating nature trails that will take you on a tour through the pine forest.

Of course, should you wish to enjoy some leisure time without the hassle of grilling and preparing a meal yourself, the tavern of Maramenos is located nearby. The tavern is open daily during the summer season, expect on Mondays, and on the weekends during the winter season, and serves both lunch and dinner on Sundays (contact number: 25 542 424).