Alona, a village in the Nicosia district of the Republic of Cyprus.
The village is one of the relatively high villages of the Troodos mountain range, the village of Alona, located on the northern side of the mountains and bounded by the peaks of Papoutsa and Madari at an altitude of 1200 m above sea level.
Alona is one of the most beautiful villages in the area, with traditional stone houses, there are two churches and a library in the village,the famous modern Cypriot artist Telemachos Kantos lives in the village, who depicts mainly the surrounding mountain landscapes on his canvases.
Access : Coordinates: 34.932778, 33.04 / Alona is a village in Cyprus. It is located in the district of Eparchía Lefkosías, in the central part of the country, 40 km southwest of Nicosia the capital of the country.
- The two ancient churches: Agios Georgios, which houses an exceptional icon of the saint that dates back to 1835 / Panagia Kardakiotissa – which dates back to the 15th century.
- Hiking trail : at the village square is the start of a scenic nature trail that unfolds through to orchards of hazelnut, cherry trees,almonds and apple trees.
- The village produces the local liquor “Zivania” and the tradition is celebrated with an annual Festival in November.
- The rich local flora and fauna attract herbalists, ornithologists, entomologists and all those who are interested in the nature of Cyprus to the village.
Go next : The nearest larger community is Agrós, 2.7 km southwest of Álona / the village of Kato Moni.