Three kilometres west of Agia Thekla (and a minute off the motorway – it’s clearly signposted) is Potamos Liopetriou, a long sinuous estuary of a small river, lined on both sides with traditional Cypriot fishing boats. Two tavernas overlook the river – the Potamos about halfway down the crowded river bank, and the Demetrion next to where the river disgorges into the bay beside a small sandy beach and a pretty little church. Even if you don’t read Greek, the picture of the killing of the dragon on the slate marker as you enter the churchyard leaves you in no doubt that the church is dedicated to St George. Potamos is a rare treat – there’s nothing quite like it anywhere else on the island.

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