Cypriot Local Immersion with Cheese Workshop


  • Explore traditional Cypriot villages, immersing yourself into the local culture
  • Learn how to make delicious halloumi and anari cheese
  • Admire the stunning scenery and historical sights along the way

What you'll do

Embark on this authentic day trip in the Troodos Mountain Villages where you will learn how famous Cypriot cheese is made, as well as exploring the picturesque local villages along the way.

This tour is available every Tuesday.

A local guide will pick you up from the pick up point you choose, and you will begin your journey in the Troodos Mountains.

Your guide will drive you into the Troodos mountain countryside, ending when you reach the cheese-making workshop in a local village.

During this cheese making workshop, you will learn the delicious traditional technique of halloumi and anari cheese making.

You’ll take part in the process from start to finish while spending time with true locals. This hands-on, authentic workshop ends with a traditional sit-down experience where you’ll enjoy a delicious brunch which will include the cheeses made plus lots more.

Next, you will be continuing your journey into the scenic mountain villages, visiting an additional 2-3 traditional foods stop with scenic views.

At the end of this trip, you will be driven back to your pick up point, marking the end of your immersive day trip in the Troodos Mountain villages.

What's included


  • All inclusive price
  • Transport for the day
  • Entrance fees
  • Cheese making workshop
  • Tasting fees
  • Brunch and coffee
Your local host

The Cyprus Team

Our team is made up of a small group of local guides, all with Cypriot heritage who enjoy meeting new people and exploring. A partnership of true foodies, our activities focus on discovering the island through food & wine.
We were founded in 2011 and we’re confident that in all our years of research and exploration of this fantastic island – we’ve found the very best spots to visit when it comes to culture and cuisine!

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For the group tour, departing on Tuesdays only, you can choose from the following pick up times and locations:
Ayia Napa

*Please note in the cart your exact location for pick up and drop off, and we will try to accommodate you as best we can. Please note that pick-up and drop-off would be from the same town.

Today you will be exploring the beautiful villages in the Troodos Mountains, the largest mountain range in Cyprus.


Where can we be picked up from?

You can choose where to be picked up and dropped off at from this list: Paphos, Protaras, Ayia Napa, Larnaca, and Limassol. Please note that pick-up and drop-off would be from the same town.

*Please note: personal accommodation transfers may be possible depending on group size, and pick up times and places will be confirmed the day before your experience.

What do we need to bring?

Make sure to wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking around all day. In winter months, it is also recommended you bring a jacket as it can be cooler in the mountains.

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