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Konnoi – Ayioi Anargyri (Circular)

Starts: (a) Konnos Beach, between Protaras and Cape Greco.
(b) Ayioi Anargyri church, accessible from the Protaras- Cape Greco main road close to the Cape.
Length: 4.8km
Estimated duration: 2 hours
Difficulty rate: 1
Points of interest: There are excellent views throughout the trail. Particularly impressive is the view of the stunning Konnos Bay. For the first two km of the trail, beginning at Konnos Bay, the path continues parallel to the beach and arrives at the Ayioi Anargyri church, which is bult above a sea cave where it is said that the Saint Anargyri lived an ascetic life. Following the trail to the south, through low shrub vegetation, it leads to the natural Kamara (arch) tou Koraka bridge, an impressive geological formation. After the bridge, the trail ascends slightly, passing through the ruins of the temple of Aphrodite, running parallel to the coastline through high shrub vegetation, and towards its end through a small, pine forest.
Endemic plants: Golden oak (Bosea cypria), Wild garlic (Allium willeanum), Three colour chamomile (Anthemis tricolor), Dwarf shrub  (Onosma fruticosum), Cyprus germander (Teucrium micropodioides), ‘Valandia’ (Valantia eburnean).
Fauna: The mains species of fauna found in the area are:
Mammals: Fox, hare, hedgehog
Birds: Kestler, partridge, Cyprus warbler (endemic), Cyprus wheatear (endemic). The National Cape Greco Forest Park serves as a resting point for many migratory birds.
Reptiles: Cyprus viper, Cyprus lizard, Cyprus chameleon, Black whip snake

COORDINATES OF STARTING POINT 597627 / 3871654
COORDINATES OF END POINT 598201 / 3870837
ALTITUTE OF STARTING POINT 3m
ALTITUTE OF HIGHEST PEAK 28m
ALTITUTE OF END PEAK 10m

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