The area around Lemona is a rich source of creative inspiration for visitors. The vegetation and rolling hills in this region provide painters and others with a range of beautiful vistas.
Over the centuries, Cyprus has been occupied by many different cultures, and the ruins and monuments in the area reflect this.
- The deserted villages of Statios and Agios Photios with their picturesque ruins.
- Old Monasteries such as Agia Moni, originally a nunnery and now the home of orthodox monks. Panagia Chrysorrogiatissa once the site of a temple to the goddess Hera.
- The monastery of St Ephraim, recently established by Ephraim the monk following a vision he had in the Sinai desert.
- The village of Pano Panagia, the birthplace of Archbishop Makarios, the bane of the British during the EOKA uprisings of the 1950s.
- The village of Choulou, down the road from Lemona, said to be the site of King Piere’s Summer Palace. Choulou is also home to a small mosque.
- The village of Letymbou with its 7 medieval churches.
- The village of Fyti, settled by French stonemasons in the fourteenth century.
- The Venetian Bridges