We leave the Community of Kampia behinds us and ascend towards the mountains of Machairas. The landscape is exquisite. The pines, large and small, embrace with the blooming almond trees. The smell is beautiful. On the left of the road a small sign, which is half-hidden by the pine branches, reads: ‹‹The Community of Kapedes welcomes you››. A bit further up there is the first out of the village's three restaurants, ‹‹To Vouno›› ("The Mountain"). At the next turn, on the right side of the road, we come across the first houses, built at the pine-ridden slopes of the mountain. Moving onward we encounter a small road junction. If we need some coffee in order to rest, we can enjoy it at the coffee-house and restaurant ‹‹ACROPOLIS››, which is located right above the small road junction. At the right of the junction we find the road that leads us to the Holy Monastery of Machairas and -a bit further -another family restaurant, the ‹‹Perivoli tou Ouranou›› (Heaven's Croft).
We move on towards the centre of the village. On our right we will find the Community's Kindergarten, which hosts children of the pre-primary level. It is a new building with all the necessary comforts. The working mothers of the Community and the surrounding villages can entrust their children to its care for all those hours of being away at their jobs.
Right after the Kindergarten, we come across the newly built church, which is dedicated to St. George. The church is majestic and made out of stone so as to match with the surrounding region. It was built by the love of the people.
Ascending toward the Community's centre, we find the Elementary School on our right side. Around 60 children attend it every year with 6-7 teachers working in it. In its yard there are pines and almond trees. The Greek and Cypriot flags proudly flap on the flag-staffs. The school is fully equipped and has nothing to be jealous of from the schools of the Capital. The houses are on the left and right side of the street. We arrive at the building of P.A.O.K., which we find on our left. In front of the building stands the monument of the Association's Heroes. There's a small plaza a bit further up with a fountain made of concrete, reminding us of other eras when there was no indoor water and the women had to go and get it from the fountains that existed in various spots of the village.
We come to the small -and of some age -church of St. George, the patron saint of the Community. This church has been renovated in the past few years. We enter inside it so as to light a candle and kneel before the Saint's holy relics and his icon. All the walls of the church have hagiographies. The frescoes have all been done after donations by the inhabitants.
Behind the church of St. George we find the small, stone-made, alley of the village's old neighbourhood, many of its old houses having been reconditioned.
We ascend toward the offices of the Community Council. On our right we find another stone-made church, dedicated to "Panagia Galaktoforousa" (the Milk-bearing Virgin Mary). We have now arrived at the village's plaza. Here we will find the Community Council's offices, the offices of Kapedes's Co-op Credit Society, as well as the Communal Medical Centre. We will also find the community's only supermarket.
Across from the church of the Virgin Mary, we find the road that leads us to the village's old winepress that has been reconditioned by the Antiquities Department. During previous eras, this is where the village's inhabitants that were occupied with the cultivation of vines would make wine and "zivania".
Across it we find the building of Th.O.I of Kapedes. The Heroes' Monument is constructed on the external wall, presenting the Community's inhabitants that gave their lives for the freedom of our fatherland. It is a mosaic. The Community know how to honour its brave fighters.
Continuing our journey, we find the village's last houses. The road leads us to the "Katalyontas' venue and to the Monastery of Archangel Michael, which is in the village of Analyontas. In this region we will come across many cottages & country houses that were built by foreigners, which have fallen in love with this beautiful village.
This tour was conducted by the students of the Elementary School.