The Kalkanli Monumental Olive Trees are definitely worth a visit when in North Cyprus. These magnificent old trees are believed to have been planted in the 1200’s, and their age make them stand out from the many other olive trees on this sunny island. It is estimated that 2000 trees of this age are planted here. Their size and shape are what make them different, and it is impossible to give the marvellous sight justice in words. This place has to be experienced with your own eyes.
Located between Kalkanli and Tepebasi, this is becoming a popular tourist attraction. Kalkanli Monumental Olive Trees are under the protection of the EU. This is truly a special place, and the magestic trees are surrounded by greenery and flowers that add to their beauty. If you enjoy nature and unique sights this is definitely the place for you.