Situated on the southern coast of the island, Limassol (Lemesos) is the second largest town in Cyprus and the island's biggest tourist resort. Stretched along 21 km long coastline, it is one of the island's most vibrant and interesting cities, an exciting blend of modern sophisticated development with the ancient and medieval past of the area.
History lovers will be fascinated by Limassol Medieval castle in the old port. It is said that Richard the Lionheart married Queen Berengaria of Navarre here in 1191, crowning her Queen of England. The historical town centre around the castle and the old port is full of interesting architecture, historic landmarks, traditional Cypriot restaurants, shops and cafes.
Other sites within the Limassol dis...