There are many music festivals celebrated in the resort
The drama festival at Kourion is also extremely popular. Meander along the promenade to Limassol’s old town and discover the city’s medieval fort, archaeological and folk museums. The restored Greco Roman theatre dates back to the 2nd century and is now used to entertain visitors and residents with concerts and theatre shows. No holiday to Limassol would be complete without an excursion to the capital Nicosia and the ancient sites around Paphos. There are many festivals are celebrated in the resort also. In September a wine festival is held with free wine tasting sessions and plenty of music and dancing. Limassol is the heart of the wine making industry here with its fertile ground located near the foot of the Troodos Mountains. Wineries near here offer tours allowing visitors to taste their wine, sherry, liqueurs and brandy. Throughout Limassol there is a huge selection of restaurants, bars, tavernas and nightclubs, with plenty of live music and entertainment suitable for everyone’s taste. There is a wide choice of cuisine in the resort from fish restaurants, Cypriot tavernas and traditional and international restaurants serving mouth watering dishes suitable for every palette.
Limassol holidays offer a wide range of shops from quaint local shops in St Andrews Street to the modern jewellery shops and boutiques of Makarios Avenue. Large shopping malls with familiar high street stores selling designer clothes can also be found on holiday in Limassol. There are also tourist shops here which sell everything from beach wear and traditional holiday souvenirs to jewellery and leather goods. Limassol enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters making it a year round destination. The tourist season tends to start in early May and last until late September with July and August being the peak season. There is a wide selection of accommodation throughout Limassol ranging from simple self catering apartments to bed and breakfast guest houses and luxury all inclusive hotels. Book holidays to Limassol online here at Latedeals.co.uk
Places to Visit
Amathus Archeological Site
– The Amathus Archeological Site has a rich and diverse history and includes the Temple of Aphrodite where the tombs date back to the early Iron Age period. Situated to the east of Limassol
– The ancient city of Kourion dates back to the 12th century B.C. and was once one of the most marvelous cities throughout the Mediterranean. There are numerous ruined houses including the House of the Gladiators, House of Eustolios and House of Achilles the floors of which are paved wit mosaics. The stunning Amphitheatre has been restored and many theatrical and musical performance are now held here
– This waterpark is the largest in Cyprus and is located between Limassol and Paphos. There are thrity waterslide slides, a lazy river, beaches, a large playground, sun beds, three snack shops, a football Pitch and even table games that are free of charge