Ayii Vavatsinias

Ayii Vavatsinias
Agioi Vavatsinias (Greek: Αγίοι Βαβατσινιάς) is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, 3 km north of Ora.  Agioi Vavatsinias is the ancestral village of Manos Loïzos, who is considered to be one of the most important Greek Cypriot composers of the 20th century.

Agii Vavatsinias is a village southerly of the forest of Macheras, 700 meters above sea level. It is one of the most beautiful villages of Cyprus, where the houses are built on the chestnut-colored igneous hills.

The altitude and the deep valleys that are protected from the winds help for the growth of many and various cultures. Here they are cultivated the vines, the tall vine-arbors that give shade in front of the houses, the olives, carobs, almond trees, the citrus fruits and particular the tangerines tree, the fig trees, the pomegranates, almost all fruits and vegetables, particular the mulberry, the well known "vavatsinia" from which the village took its name.