Akrotiri Environmental Information Centre. is situated at Akrotiri
village. and it has been operating since July 2004.
OF THE CENTRE
Centre aims through its exhibits and services, to inform the
visitor about the importance and unique character of Akrotiri
Peninsula, as well as other environmental issues, and
opportunities for activities in the area.
Centre has three main areas; a reception and exhibition room, a
projection room, and an observation kiosk.
AND EXHIBITION ROOM:
variety of exhibits are found in this room, about flora, fauna,
habitats, geology, archaeology, culture and tradition. There is a
display with fossils from the area, a satellite image of the
Peninsula, television showing different elements of the area,
touch screen computers, and exhibits from the traditional basketry
at Akrotiri village. In the same room a library exists, with a
variety of books and other printed material, as well as a study
this room, short presentations are offered to the visitors, with
interpretation of the Akrotiri Peninsula creation, and other
information regarding the different important elements of the
area. This room is also used for other projections, presentations
is on the roof of the building, with spectacular view of the Salt
Lake and Lemesos. Visitors can admire the area, and observe with
binoculars offered, different birds in the Salt Lake.
entrance for the Centre is free of charge as well as the parking
area. All the facilities conform to international standards for
disabled persons with wheelchairs, apart of the observation kiosk
where other arrangements have been made.
Information Centre is open every day, including holidays and
weekends. Working hours are:
08:30 - 15:00
Centre is situated on the main road of Akrotiri village. From
Limassol, follow either the new port road, towards Zakaki,
Asomatos and Akrotiri village, or the Lemesos - Paphos highway, and proceed to
Akrotiri through Kolossi. From Paphos, follow the Paphos - Lemesos
highway, and take the exit for Erimi. Then proceed towards Erimi,
Kolossi and Akrotiri (Please see map). .
Environmental Information Centre