Limassol Town – Full Day Excursion on 29/11
Limassol is the second largest city of the island, with stretches of sandy beaches, beautiful traditional and modern buildings as well as world-class hotels.
It is also known for its lively Carnival celebrations, and the annual Wine Festival. Particularly, it is developed on a cosmopolitan seafront and surrounded by two ancient city-kingdoms: „Amathus‟ to the east and „Kourion‟ to the west, making it a popular tourist attraction.
The journey will begin from Nicosia.
On the way to Limassol we will pass through Amathus Archaeological Site, located 11km east of Limassol center, it is considered one of the most important ancient and historical sites of Cyprus. It is also known as Ancient Amathunta and dates back to 1100 BC. The first stop will be the new Marina of Limassol; which is described as “a jewel for Limassol and for Cyprus”. We will walk along the promenade and we will come across the Castle of Limassol, near the port, built amongst a beautifully restored neighborhood comprising of restaurants, a microbrewery and a carob mill.
Then we will rest for a ‘meze lunch’ at a local tavern. Driving through the acres of lemon tree orchards of Fasouri, we will continue the journey further back to history. We will visit the Kolossi Medieval Castle; a fine example of military architecture and then The Kourion Greco-Roman theatre which has been completely restored. It is nowadays used for musical and theatrical performances and is set in a unique location.
Participation fee (€50) is inclusive of:
Transfers in luxurious fully air-conditioned coaches, officially C.T.O licensed tour guide, entrance fees to all sites, meze lunch with wine, V.A.T. currently 19% and taxes and organization and assistance by EasyConferences.