22 Apr, 2009

Vacationing in Limassol


Cyprus is the third largest Mediterranean island located north of Egypt and south of Turkey in the eastern part of the sea. Limassol’ second largest populated city, is a paradise for tourism with travelers from around the globe seeking a warm climate and sunny beaches. With an extended summer season from May till October and a comparatively short winter in December and January, many desiring warm sand and inviting waters head for this lovely Cyprus enclave.

For the history buff, there are medieval castles and museums, as well as archeological sites to explore. From the Roman period back to Neolithic times, there are plenty of artifacts for your viewing pleasure. Visiting the Kolossi and Limassol Castles should be included on everyone’s must see list. If those travelling in your party prefer a more up to date artistic scene, try spending an afternoon walking through Twin Cities Park located on the sea. The park boasts one of the largest collections of statuary by major artists from the Limassol area as well as from around the world.

If you tend to come to life when the sun goes down, there is no shortage of fun after dark while vacationing in Limassol. The local inhabitants refer to the city as the party town of the island. For a variety of nightclubs, bars, restaurants, pubs and outdoor cafes, just make your way to Yermasoyia tourist district. From disco to oldies to pop and sports bars, every nightclub genre is available. Known as one of the safest vacationing spots in the world, Limassol is a location where you can let your hair down.

Shopaholics will delight in the areas natural treasures of sea sponges and loofa. In fact, you will likely find better pricing on the world famous Lefkarra Lace in Limassol, than you would vie for it in the city of its origin. With so much history, beautiful beaches, artistry and nightlife, there may not be a better vacation spot for everyone than Limassol.


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