DORA’S REVIVAL Festival
Build on the slopes of mountain Kordyla, Dora is one of the most picturesque wine village of Lemesos district. From the village you can enjoy striking panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards.
Take a leisurely stroll through village’s narrow cobbled to appreciate the traditional architecture; masterfully stone-build houses, with curved wooden front doors, hanging balconies, paved courtyards filled with flowers and herbs. When you arrive at the village’s cobbled square make a stop and enjoy a Cyprus coffee and traditional local delicacies under the tall sycamore trees. You can then walk uphill towards the church of Fotolambousa, which is near the starting point of the village’s Nature Trail. Here is the best viewpoint of the surrounding area.
The village’s Festival offers an opportunity to participate at tradition related workshops and taste local delicacies. Choose between a guided walk of the Kordylas Nature Trail (at 10:00), Experiential Textile Workshops, Jewellery Making and painting, a market with traditional products (between 11:00 – 18:00), Grape harvest Revival, Zivania Distillation, and making of Palouzes (at 11:00), demonstration of shearing and milking of sheep along with halloumi making (at 13:30), kneading and baking bread in a traditional wood oven (at 16:00), a Guided Tour/ Walk of the village (at 17:30). The locals will be offering free tastings of Palouzes, pastries with grape syrup, Zivania and Halloumi. There will be also a live show of Cypriot Music, traditional dances and songs (between 13:30 – 17:00).
Time: 10:00 – 18:00
Venues: Village Square, Shepherd’s Museum and Primary School.
For more information at www.dora.org.cy