The south coastal town of Limassol is Cyprus' largest seaside resort. Running along 16 kilometers of shore it is set against the stunning backdrop of the Troodos mountains. Limassol (Lemesos), the second largest city in Cyprus, offers a multitude of year-round activities. It is located just 40 minutes from the international airport at Larnaca, 45 minutes from Paphos (Pafos) International Airport, and 50 minutes from the capital, Nicosia (Lefkosia). Its convenient location makes it an ideal base for travelers wishing to discover the island. The city is also the island's leading port and a regular stopping point for both commercial and cruise ships. Limassol is an intriguing blend of old and new...
Limassol is located close to two of the island's most important historical sites. To the east, the Ancient Kingdom of Amathus and to the west the Ancient Kingdom of Kourion with its Amphitheatre.
Limassol also has the reputation of being the liveliest town on the island due to the fun-loving character of its inhabitants.