The largest mountain range in Cyprus stretching cross a third of the island, is the Troodos mountains. Located at the western side of Cyprus, its highest peak also known as Chionistra, is 1,952 meters high. A cool escape during the summer months at the green heart of the island and a snow filled winter destination with four ski slopes. Filled with numerous villages a visitor can enjoy the Cypriot culture. Visit Byzantine monasteries and churches, explore nature and enjoy breath-taking views, or nestle at one of the many mountain resorts. Unearth the rich mining history of copper and other precious minerals the area was famous for throughout the Mediterranean. Troodos is the place for adventure, discovery and leisure.