Buffavento

12 km - 400 m ascent, 500 m descent
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This trail starts with a paved path 250 m ascent to the Buffavento Castle, the second highest peak on the Kyrenia Range. After exploring the castle we climb down and get onto the trail on the south slope overlooking the Mesaoria plain. The area is sparsely vegetated with pine, cypress and other Mediterranean trees. We will pass by the remains of an airplane crash. Among the rocks we can find orchids and endemic annuals in addition to many other spring flowers. Second half of the trail moves over the ridge to the northern slopes where we can see the Mediterranean and the Five Finger Mountain. At the end of the trail, we will stop to have a drink at a café with the view of the Five Finger Mountain.

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