One of the biggest villages of the Free District of Famagusta with a long history and where you will discover picturesque churches, the unique lavender park and of course the Pancyprian Potato Festival
Avgorou is the fourth largest village of the Kokkinochoria and was named after the King of Salamis Evagoras (435 – 374 BC). According to tradition, the King often visited the community because he maintained his baths there.
Ayios Georgios Teratsiotis
Pancyprian Potato Festival: One of the biggest cultural festivals in the Kokkinochoria area is organised in Avgorou annually. At the festival you will have the opportunity to try free potatoes cooked in various ways and find many products made from potatoes.
Easter events: Every year, on Easter Tuesday, a big music and dance event is organised in the village square.
Quality potatoes have been cultivated in Avgorou for decades and it’s the main product for local consumption and export
Pancyprian Pοtato Festival
- Be sure to go to the Pancyprian Potato Festival. You will taste the most delicious potatoes.
- Do not miss this experience: the CyHerbia Botanical Park & Labyrinth is a must see, with the largest maze in Cyprus.
- On June 29, on the day of The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, the community organises a big festival and celebrates the occasion.
AVGOROU POPULATION: 5.389 (2011 CENSUS)
COMMUNITY LEADER: PANAYIS MICHAILAS