Refreshingly cool in the summer and snow in the winter.
Kykkos is the most famous and richest monastery in Cyprus. It was founded in 1100 and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Mount Olympus at 1952 metres is the highest point in Cyprus. There may be snow here but at the coast it will be warm enough to sunbathe and swim in the sea.
A typical mountain village
The picturesque village of Omodhos situated in the mountains can be a welcome change from the searing summer heat.