How To Have The Ultimate Road Trip To Mount Tripylos
Mount Tripylos is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.406m (4,612ft) above the sea level, located in the Nicosia District of Cyprus.
How long is the road to Mount Tripylos?
Set high in the southern slopes of Paphos forest, the road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s 5.5 km (3.41 miles) long, running south-north between the challenging Cedar Valley Road and the paved E740 road.
Is the road to Mount Tripylos open?
The road is closed to private vehicles (only fire lookout personnel allowed). Located in a remote and isolated part of the island, within the Cedar Valley, a 4x4 vehicle is recommended. The drive is very steep, hitting a 12% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. The summit hosts a fire lookout post (Πυροφυλάκιο Τρίπυλος). It is the highest mountain in the Paphos forest and the west part of Cyprus.
Pic: Cyprus Landscapes Youtube Channel