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Profitis Elias – Konnoi Trail

Cyprus Profitis Elias – Konnoi Trail

Linear Trail

The Prophitis Elias – Konnoi nature trail is a pleasant surprise for nature lovers and hikers. It is multi-leveled, sometimes easier sometimes harder. The starting point is the chapel of Prophitis Elias in Protaras, while the starting entrance is the cape of Cavo Greco from the central side of Paralimni in the coastal region of Konnos. This entrance unites Protaras and Cavo Greco. The top of Prophitis Elias has a panoramic view, it has a length of 8,5 kilometers and a duration of 3 hours. It passes as a wave between the chapels of Agioi Saranta, Agios Ioannis and end in Konnos. Its additionally connects to the nature trails Panagia- Agioi Saranta, Agios Ioannis – Panagia, Konnos – Agioi Anargiroi and Konnos- Spilia. The hiking experience required is low as the route is classified as level 1, accessible for all ages.

8.5 km
3 hours
1700 m
Trans Alps Adventure
Things You Don’t Want to Miss

Starting point

(a) Chappel of Profitis Elias of Protaras. Access from the Cape Greko – Paralimni street. (b) Konnos Beach, between Protara and Cape Greko. Length: 8.5 km – Duration: 3 hours – Degree of difficulty: 1

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Cyprus Profitis Elias – Konnoi Trail

Points of interest

Panoramic view from the Chappel of Profitis Elias. The route includes the Chappels of the Agion Saranta and Agiou Ioanni. It ends to the Konnos Beach. It also connects with the trails Panayia – Agioi Saranta, Panayia – Agios Ioannis, Konnos – Agioi Anargiroi and Konnos – Spilia tou Kyklopa.

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Tips & Resources

Necessary Gear

1. Do not move outside the signs along the trail so that you can protect the rare plant types within the forested area.
2. Do not smoke and keep your food inside your backpacks. Protect the environmental treasure from unexpected fires.
3. Do not make unnecessary noise. Respect the natural world of the birds, the animals and enjoy the natural sounds.
4. Maintain the space clean. Leave your trash in the bins or choose to take them with you.
5. Spend the night in the visitors’ camp sites.
6. The entrance to vehicles within the path is not allowed.
7. Protect the natural beauty by avoiding cutting branches, bushes or unrooting plants and carving trees.
8. The lighting of fires in protected areas is strictly prohibited. Respect what is offered from nature and the camping site. Lighting fires is allowed ONLY in special barbecue sites.
Inform immediately the Forestry Department on +357 22805511 or 1407 (Emergency contact, 24 hour a day) if you see smoke or fire.
The responsible environmental consciousness can improve our planet. Remember nature is accommodates us. It opens its heart into her world. Respect her home, her residents, the flora, and fauna.
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