Limassol Travel Guide

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Limassol Highlights

  • Pro
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     water, beach, warm 

  • Con
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     traffic,roads in the old town 

  • In a nutshell
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     Raffish - but has a soul 

Limassol Things to Do

  • Square Market

    As I was unlucky with the fish meze at the Pantopoleio inside the market, I went to this square to look for this possibility in another typical restaurant. At the G. Polikarpou restaurant, an old man just told me his food was better than a meze and said: "no like, no pay". I have found this way to interact with the clients very interesting and I...

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  • Municipal Market

    I like very much to visit traditional markets, especially in the early morning when the vendors are coming and begin to exposure their products to sell.I was expecting to have a lunch at the Pantopoleio but, unfortunately, it is no longer open. As the market was closing its doors, I had to visit it again the following day in the morning.This...

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  • Amathus Ruins

    Unfortunately I had no opportunity to visit this archaelogical park, so I can't advise. I believe it is worth a visit. To reach it by public transportation, catch the Bus 30.Timetable08:30 - 17:00/19:30Entrance Fee

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Limassol Restaurants

  • A must go while in Limassol ..!!!!

    Regato, is a restaurant for authentic moments of pleasure, with a unique aesthetic and wide variety of tastes, ready to welcome you with the friendlier way and surprise you with its quality of services. The environment is characterized by its friendliness, warmth, home care, traditional dishes as well as international cuisine. During your visit,...

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  • Excellent Value, Tasty Food, Nice...

    The Japanese Signature Restaurant of the New Royal Apollonia hotel is truly outstanding. I tried it twice during my stay at the hotel and I was fully satisfied.The philosophy behind this restaurant is the Easy Japanese Dining with high quality healthy food. The menu offers a variety of fresh Sushi, Sashimi and Maki, but there are also other dishes...

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  • Beer and burgers, Excellent crepes and...

    After arriving in Limassol, the bus driver dropped me off in the old harbour. When I asked the driver for where I would catch the next bus to Larnaka, he just pointed me to a spot on the opposite side of the square. When I crossed the roads, I was greeted by a friendly lady, who was working at the Cold Stone Creamery. As she spoke English I asked...

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Limassol Nightlife

  • Trendy Café Patisserie –Offering Sweet...

    With the latest renovations the Colours Café has been turned into a casual and very trendy spot. I was here during renovations on my last trip and now that I am visiting it again it has a completely fresh look and style. It is a popular meeting spot for locals and the perfect place to relax and enjoy an outing with friends or family, although the...

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  • Popular Bar.

    This is a very popular bar oposite the Atlantica Oasis Hotel.Most nights there is karaoke and they also do meals a well. The price of the drinks more or less same as the other bars in the area. Casual

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  • Bars & Clubs

    This resort strip is defined by its main drag Yeoryiou tou Protou, has the expected complement of foreign orientated bars and clubs, most of which close down on the off-season. Town centres venues tend to have much greater patronage from locals, and stay open all year. There's a scattering of gay or at least gay-frienndly clubs among them.,.

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Limassol Transportation

  • Bus from Limassol to Kourion

    Bus 16 travels from the Old Hospital, Leontiou Station, to Kourion.The timetabe from the Leontiou Station to Kourion, provided by the office, is as follows:Limassol - KourionFrom Monday to Friday09:0009:4011:0011:5512:3514:1015:1515:55Kourion - Limassol11:5513:3014:1014:3515:1515:5016:30March, 26th 2014Using the above timetable, the last bus stopt...

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  • Bus between Limassol and Nicosia

    Intercity buses link Limassol to Nicosia and the cities in South Cyprus.Buses leave from Limassol New Port and arrive at Nicosia Solomos Square. The trip takes about 1h 45min and costs 5.0 EUR.

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  • Suttles from Limassol to the Airport

    The Company EAL LTD only transfers from Larnaca Airport to Limassol and back. There are only 2 bus stops in Limassol. The first one at AGIOS ATHANASIOS, and the other one at AGIOS GEORGIOS HAVOUZA.For weekdays and weekends timetables are the same.No booking in advance. Tickets are purchased on the bus from the driver.The trip from the Airport to...

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Limassol Shopping

  • An Amazing bargain of Shoes and...

    If you happen to be in Limassol don’t miss this shoe market. You can find the trendiest shoes in the lowest price and you will be surprised by the huge collection.I was happily surprised when some friends took me there. It is about a noble building that satisfies the European specs. It is the biggest shoe shop in the whole of Cyprus and a gem in...

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  • Buy your Dry Fruit from here!

    It is really worth visiting this Nut House.You can find all sorts of Cypriot delicacies, nuts, wines, syrups, spices, oils and spirits.Dry fruit seem to be of real good quality here.The quality of the products and the ambience of the shop is so inviting!A variety of Cypriot wines are also found here....although I would recommend you buy these from...

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  • Everything here costs 3 euro!

    I found this shop very interesting.Everything is sold for 3 euro. The goods are not old fashioned or bad or anything.It is just because many shops close down, and they have collected the goods and sell them in this low price.The shops sells clothes for both men and women as well as children. Spend a few minutes out there and surely you will find...

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Limassol Local Customs

  • Billiards are popular in Cyprus!

    Billiards is a highly popular leisure activity in Cyprus.There are many billiards clubs in all the major towns, hotels and bars.I have seen a billiard table in a hotel I recently visited in Episkopi.It was at 'Antony's Garden House'.

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  • "SOUVLA" on the Beaches of Cyprus

    Souvla is the simplest and most popular dish in Cyprus. It is made with big cubes or chunks of lamb, pork or chicken, skewered and grilled over charcoal. In the summer the beaches are filled with -souvla lovers who come late in the afternoon, and with friends or relatives enjoy their evening out next to a beach.Usually Mothers are after their...

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  • Fish Meze is also very popular...Try it!

    For a more formal dining experience try Cypriot seafood…but this might cost you much more. Zygi is an area with good fish taverns, and in big cities you can find many. You can ask locals to recommend you the cheapest and the best if you wish.Avoid going to restaurants with very few people. Cypriots themselves eat a lot out especially during the...

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Limassol Warnings and Dangers

  • Precautions -The Weeverfish-poisonous...

    It is advisable to have plastic shoes on when you swim to avoid the danger of being bitten by a dragon-fish (drakena) in Greek. I had heard of many cases in the past and I have known about these bites from youth. Recently a friend’s daughter was bitten by one and she spent a week in hospital under drip and antibiotics. The pain is unbearable. It...

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  • Many Road Accidents in Cyprus

    Don't drive fast in Cyprus and be sure you drive on your own lane.Cypriots drive like British. Cypriots drive on the left, and there are those who are used to drive on the opposite site. These people cause frequent accidents.Ambulance cars run like crazy because many road accidents happen especially during the summer months.

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  • Cheating cafe opposite the Old Fort,...

    There is a large cafe/restaurant opposite the Crusader Fort as you head towards the Old Port at the bottom end of the main Limassol strip. It is called Los Caballeros. I gave the waiter a £20 note for a large salad and should have got £14 back. He gave me £7. Naturally I complained but he showed me he had only a £10 note in his pocket. That was...

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Limassol Tourist Traps

  • Taxi warning!

    You should arrange how much you have to pay for a destination in Cyprus before stepping in any taxi. Taxi drivers are polite, but if they see that you are naive they might take advantage of you....so don't let them.Let them know exactly where you want to be dropped off, and try to be friendly with the drivers. They are people like you, and you have...

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  • everything, but the kitchen sink

    In the tourist zone of Limassol there is intense competitive pressure to get the bodies in off the sidewalk to the various restaurants, bars, discos and shoppes. They employ barkers to hand-out flyers and greet potential customers as they walk by in an attempt to get them to stop and spend some money. I personally do not like this high pressure...

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  • Well, we had opportunity to...

    Well, we had opportunity to argue with taxidriver about price because travelagent warned us thatdrivers usually ask the 'bloody price' and after longargues You can have a reasonable price. So it was !I wonder why they keep taximeters ?

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Limassol What to Pack

  • Pack as little as you can.

    Light, light, light clothing, please! Even winter in Cyprus is warm for tourists. Spring and autumn are also warm so do not bring heavy clothes while visiting Cyprus. All can be easily found. Bring a camera, a USB, a laptop...and off you go! You might want to bring your own swimming gear or even the necessary things you would need when you go...

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  • Packing List

    Definitely need flat comfy shoes for visiting the archaelogical sites - especially for the Theatre area where this pic is taken, there are lots of steps!

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Limassol Off The Beaten Path

  • Go to Lofou.

    As I mentioned in my Limassol homepage, I really only created this page as a vehicle to create a travelogue for Lofou. Maybe sometime I can get back to Cyprus when I can rectify the situation and present some proper Limassol tips.In the meantime, I would ask you to have a look at my Lofou travelogue and decide for yourselves whether you want to...

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  • Tsiakkas Winery

    Tsiakkas WineryI visited the winery of Mr. Costas Tsiakkas at Pelendri up the Troodos mountaints twice but I was both times unlucky so we did not do much. I just sneaked and had some photos in the cellar but I can tell that his wines are of excellent taste and quality because I had tried some in the hotel I was staying.Postal address: 2 George...

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  • Pissouri Village

    Off the Limassol - Paphos main road lies the little village of Pissouri. The central square of the Pissouri village is filled with flowers and is only open for pedestrians only. The square is filled with quainty cafes, art galleries and souvenir shops. During the summer months, the village holds the Cyprus Night in the square every Wednesday...

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Limassol Sports & Outdoors

  • Golfing in the Hills

    I visited Vikla Golf Club with my stag party on my stay in Limassol and can honestly say it was the highlight of my trip! Lovely friendly staff and a stunning location!I'm not a proper golfer but the atmosphere was so relaxed I didn't feel out of place. We had a nice dip in the pool afterwards and a couple of frosty beers which was great on such a...

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  • Skiing in Cyprus

    In Cyprus, snow skiing starts from the beginning of January to the end of March on Mount Olympus, which is only 3 km from Troodos hill resort, and 12 km from Platres.There are 4 ski lifts . Two of these lifts are installed on the North Face of Mount Olympus. One is 350 and the other 500 metres long respectively.The other two ski lifts, each 150...

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  • Cyprus Cycling Federation

    Cyprus is a natural mountain-biking place offering opportunities for exciting mountain biking in different tracks, and I believe it is a paradise for sport’s fans.The excellent weather condition makes this possible throughout the year.Facilities for renting bicycles are available in all towns and seaside resorts. Traffic in Cyprus moves on the LEFT...

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Limassol Favorites

  • Cyprus Electrical Outlet Type

    •Cyprus uses Type G The Type G electrical plug is a British three-pin rectangular blade plug that has a protective fuse inside to protect cords from high-current circuits. Type G outlets generally include safety switches.

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  • A game of backgammon brings people...

    Backgammon can bring people together. Groups of friends gather at the 'kafenio'or coffee shops where normally only men go, and play backgmmon and cards.In Greek the word of backgammon is "tavli" and locals on the island have been playing versions of the game for centuries. These days Tavli has never been so popular, with Cypriots - both young and...

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  • Cypriot dishes, and how to order in...

    GlossaryI thought to give you the name of some Cypriot dishes and explain what each one represents so that you know exactly what it is when you are at a Cypriot restaurant.You can of course photo copy and have it with you on the trip.Afelia: it is pork cooked in red wine crushed coriander seedsArni: it is lambAvgolemono: egg and lemon soupBourekia:...

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