Limassol is the second largest town in Cyprus after Nicosia, with a population of approximately 200 000. Apart from being a major tourist destination, it is also a principal hub for international business in Cyprus. This gives Limassol a more cosmopolitan feel compared to other district centers. Recent renovation projects in the old town and old port area are seeking to rejuvenate the historic center, making it more accessible and interesting for sightseeing.
Relax on one of the many beaches and beach cafes.
Take a stroll on the seafront known as “Molos promenade”, followed by Old Port and Limassol Marina.
Wander around the renovated Old Port & Limassol Marina area, enjoying the port & sea views.
Explore the Limassol Castle and nearby Old Town area.
Visit Anexartisias street in the Old Town, a popular shopping area for both tourists and locals.
Visit Old Town’s Saripolou square in the evening, which has become a busy centre of nightlife, with many bars & cafes.
Take a 2-4 hour catamaran party trip from the Old Port.
Take a walk on the wooden promenade along the sea opposite the archaeological site of Kingdom of Amathus.
Take a walk along a Eucalyptus tree park or enjoy the beach at Dasoudi.
Visit one of the traditional buzukia (a tavern with live music).
Visit the Limassol Wine Festival, every September.
Party during the Limassol Carnival, every February/March. Truly Colorful!
Visit Fasouri Watermania waterpark which is located nearby Limassol, the largest waterpark in Cyprus.
Escape the summer heat and visit one of the many Troodos villages.
Watch the Cyprus Rally every Autumn.
Drive or bus to the Kourion (15 km) area offers ancient sites of historic importance, namely The House of Achilles, and The Altar of Appollo and spectacular views of the Curium Beach.
The Municipal Garden along the beach road is a good place to spend some time and catch some interesting flora.
Visit the zoo located right next to The Municipal Garden. It is a small yet cozy place perfect for small children and their parents to relax on a hot afternoon.