Limassol town, situated between the ancient kingdoms of Amathus and Kourion, is recognized for its wide seafront promenades, bustling shopping streets and great nightlife. Enhancing this atmosphere are the hospitable locals who are known for their fun-loving nature
In Limassol there is always more to discover, uncover or experience; for the family, the wine connoisseur, the fashion lover, the foodie, the sun worshipper or the culture-vulture.
History remembers Limassol as the home of Commandaria wine and the place where Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria and crowned her Queen of England in 1191. These days, it is the main maritime hub, boasting a long seafront that is lined with an exciting mix of shops, cafés, pubs, restaurants and clubs. Filled with life all year round, the promenade is the scene of diverse activities and events from water sports to music festivals. After sunset, an infectious party atmosphere fills the air, as locals and visitors hit the town, giving Limassol its reputation as ‘the party town’ and ‘the city that never sleeps’. Apart from its beachfront, Limassol is a cultural oasis where its bold past can be witnessed in the grandeur of the Medieval and Kolossi castles and the traditional, narrow streets of the old town. As its district stretches to the mountain range, a whole new world unfolds above sea level. Small, traditional villages such as Platres, Omodos and Agros offer insight into bygone times, while the snow of winter on Troodos is a dream come true for winter sports enthusiasts.