Cyprus is a beautiful island in the Mediterranean Sea and Troodos is its largest mountain. Troodos is located at the center of the island and it stretches along the western side of it. Mount Olympus is the highest peak of the mountain and it is 1,952 meters high. Troodos is a tourist attraction due to its mountain villages, Byzantine monasteries as well as churches and amazingly beautiful valleys. Troodos is also known for its rich mines and intense forests. In the past, it used to play an important role as a wood and copper provider for the manufacture of prehistoric ships as well as weapons.
Tourists love visiting Troodos due to the various attractions available there for their families. Troodos is a natural area with beautiful natural trails to walk through while enjoying an extraordinary view of majestic wild life and multicolor flowers. Troodos is the place to visit every season. For instance in the summer when it is too hot and you are tired of spending every single day by the beach, you have the ability to visit Troodos mountains and enjoy the amazing evening breeze with your family in an atmosphere completely different than that of the ocean.
For tourists who love sports like cycling, snowboarding and skiing, Troodos is the number one choice. During winter, the only place that you can see snow in Cyprus is Troodos and specifically Olympus. So if you feel like you want to see snow and then walk by the ocean, Cyprus with Troodos and its beaches gives you that ability. This is why multiple tourists choose this island for their vacation year round.
As for the weather in Troodos it is completely different than the rest of the island of Cyprus. Troodos is located inland and it has considerable elevation above sea level so it experiences lower temperatures and major amount of precipitation compare to other places. Moreover, the temperature at Troodos decreases by approximately 5°C with every 1,000 meters. During the hottest months of July and August, the temperatures average at 28°C during the middle of the day. As for the coldest months of January and February, during the day the temperatures are between 6°C and 7°C. Lastly, the month with 170 mm of rainfall is December, which is the month with most precipitation.