Omodos is situated in the territory of the wine-producing villages in the district of Limassol, 42 kilometers to the northwest of Limassol. It is situated at an average elevation of 810 meters close to the west bank of the Cha-potami river. The "Afames" and "Kremmos of Laona" are the tallest mountaintops that surround the settlement. The settlements of Mandria in the northeast and Vasa Koilaniou, as well as Malia in the southwest, are connected to Omodos. The village was most likely established during the end of the Byzantine era or the start of the Frank Domination era.
Omodos has long been known for its excellent grapes and delectable wines. The outstanding quality and sweet wine “Afames” is said to have gotten its name from the mountain that is east of the settlement and is named the same. A medieval winepress has been discovered, and it is proof that the village has long been a center for the manufacturing of traditional wine. In addition to cultivating vines and making exceptional wine, as well as zivania, the residents of Omodos also oversee the production of souztoukos, palouze, kkiofterka, and koulourka. What is more, the arkatena koulourka, are very highly recognized all over the island and are in high demand.
Omodos is truly one of the most attractive settlements in Cyprus. It was built on the side of a mountain, amid a lush “carpet” of vines, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and mountains that are nicely laid out. The village’s expansive center is also quite distinctive, right next to the imposing Holy Cross monastery, the old winepress, the winding lanes, as well as the stone-built homes, give it a peculiar beauty and appeal.
The village also boasts an abundance of museums including the Ecclesiastical Treasury Museum, the Struggle Museum, the Center for The Preservation of Narrow - Knit Lacing, the Culture Museum, the Picture Exhibition, the Mega Synodiko, the Linos, some private museums, as well as a gallery. Hence, the village is very rich in culture.
The residents of the village can enjoy the history and culture, beautiful nature, outdoor activities, and a peaceful environment. Omodos offers a spectrum of real estate options that include properties such as houses, villas, bungalows, and plots of land. Our listing features a selection of 0 apartments to rent in Omodos.
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