Limassol

Limassol is called the city of fun. It is widely known for its rich tradition in arts and it hosts several cultural events through the year.

Cyprus is the jewel of the Mediterranean in June and Limassol is the ideal place to stay.

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Limassol, Cyprus’s second largest city and main port, is an ideal, central location from which to explore the island. Situated between two key archaeological sites, the ancient kingdoms of Amathous to the east and Kourion to the west, it is also the centre of the wine industry, and has a vibrant bar and restaurant culture.

Limassol, a city counting centuries of history, is located between two of the most renowned ancient kingdoms of the island, Amathous at the east and Kourion at the west.

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As the southernmost part of Cyprus, it is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, enjoying the benefits of a coastal town. At the same time it is framed, on the other site, by Troodos Mountains and thus ideally combines seafront and Mountain View.

Limassol, with nearly 155.000 residents, has been rendered as the centre of tourism, trade and offshore companies due to its long tradition in various economic sectors. Its strategic position that facilitates both, aerial and maritime access, the solid educational and professional infrastructure as well as the satisfactory living standard have been some core factors of our city’s evolvement. However, it is undisputable that Limassol’s prosperity is not an achievement of nowadays. Since antiquity, Limassolians’ and Cypriots’, in general, main source of income has been wine, which according to testimonials was a “must” during religious events, festivals or even moments of sorrow.Wine production has started thousands of years ago along with the vineyard plantation and, especially after 20th century, contributed in our city’s welfare, as it has become the centre of wineries.

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Beyond wine industry, Limassol hosts the Port of Cyprus. A significant achievement of our city has been the Port’s inclusion within the routes of 50 cruise liners, resulting to a respectably large number of tourists visiting Cyprus. What is more, it is a fact that now, with an upgraded subterranean infrastructure, the capacity of loading and unloading outgoing and ingoing cargo, respectively, has been duplicated.

All the above prompt and at the same time are being prompted by the tourist industry, which is considered to be one of the town’s core economic activity. That is why the sectors that are directly connected with tourism have been significantly developed; hotels, restaurants, entertainment. Our website could help anyone realize that Limassol incorporates everything a tourist, either a foreigner or a native, would need. Our city perfectly responds to several preferences and tastes and more importantly it can meet all budgets!

There are many signs that Limassol has been emerged from the ruins of a very old civilization, which natives are really proud of. The Wine Museum (5,500 years of history), the ancient town of Amathous, the Castle of Colossi, the Medieval Castle, Kourion, Kykkos Monastery, the Archaeological and Folk Art Museum and the Municipal Gardens are some of the places that a tourist should not miss when visiting Limassol.

Above all, Limassol’s most precious asset is its people. Here one can find all sorts of people, young, elderly, natives and foreigners that permanently live in Limassol. All of them have adopted the same philosophy – hospitable, approachable, friendly and always willing to help, making visitors feel welcomed and comfortable, just “like home”!

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