Yes, the village's name comes from what you suspect. In the past there was too much cannabis (kannavouri)!
The village of Kannaviou is located in the province of Pafos. Yes, the village's name comes from what you suspect. In the past there was too much cannabis (kannavouri)!
In history, cannabis, which was abundant in the village, was used to make ropes, twine, nets and cloths from the plant fibers. However, there was no cannabis was left to remind the old ones, only vineyards that are abundant, olive trees, grapefruit, oak trees and plane trees.
Do not miss a walk to Asprogia-Kannaviou Dam, see the beautiful forest of Pafos that starts from there, and also visit the chapel of Panagia Chryseleousa, at a point that offers panoramic views of Kannaviou. The beautiful picnic site of Kannaviou , with the tall plantains, which is crossed by the river Ezousa, the 6th largest on the island, can relax you.