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Kato Amiantos – Loumata Ton Aeton (Linear)

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Starts: The main road between Kato Amiantos village and SEK Trade Union camping site.
Length: 2.5km
Estimated duration: 1 hour
Difficulty rate: 2
Points of interest: The trail runs through a beautiful hillside and long the riverbank with lush vegetation, ending at Amiantos Park. It also goes past the restored hide-out of the EOKA fighters and the stream Loumata ton Aeton. From linear the trail becomes circular by following the roads through the village towards the summer camping site of SEK trade
union confederation. The trail is located within the Troodos National Forest Park.
Endemic plants: Golden oak (Querqus alnifolia), Troodos gorse (Genista fasselata subsp. crudelis), Tears of the Virgin Mary (Arabis purpurea), Aphrodite’s spurge (Euphorbia veneris).
Fauna: The main species of fauna found in the area are:
Mammals: Fox, hare, hedgehog
Birds: Bonelli’s eagle, Eurasian jay, Wood pigeon, partridge, Cyprus warbler (endemic), Cyprus wheatear (endemic)
Reptiles: Cyprus viper, Cyprus lizard, Black whip snake, Montpellier snake

COORDINATES OF STARTING POINT 493784 / 3863663
COORDINATES OF END POINT 493740 / 3864188
ALTITUTE OF STARTING POINT 1106m
ALTITUTE OF HIGHEST PEAK 1106m
ALTITUTE OF END PEAK 1012m