A village that holds a great story of the power of its people. On location you will find theme parks, wonderful taverns with traditional food, wonderful dairy products and sights to discover.
On August 28, 1974, the inhabitants of Achna, chased by the Turkish army, took refuge in a forest along with inhabitants of surrounding villages. It was the displaced people’s need to find a home after the Turkish invasion that created this new settlement, and was named Dasaki Achnas.
Christmas events: Every year, a charity bazaar is organised with the lighting of the xmas tree. On Christmas Eve, hot chestnuts, rusks, olives, wine and zivania are offered, while Santa Claus distributes gifts to children.
Easter Event: On Easter Monday there is a big event with food, live music, traditional dances, games and inflatables.
Potato cultivation is one of the most important occupations of Achnas’ inhabitants. The village is also famous for its cheese products, such as halloumi and anari.
- The bee park and its museum
- The animal park and the donkey park
- Try traditional dishes in one of the taverns of the village
- Buy traditional fresh anari and halloumi for which Achna is famous for.
DASAKI ACHNAS POPULATION: 2.087 (2011 CENSUS)
COMMUNITY LEADER: NIKOS VASILAS