Situated in the sunny Northeastern end of the Mediterranean basin, at the crossroads of Europe, Africa and Asia, is the beautiful and sunny island of CYPRUS. It enjoys a warm climate with an average of 340 days of sunshine a year. Average temperatures range from about 10 degrees in January to 35 (celcius) degrees in August although costal temperatures tend to be warmer in winter and cooler in the summer.
The mountain areas reaching a maximum altitude of 1952m, offer much cooler conditions allowing skiing in the winter and cool breezes in the summer months.
Long sandy beaches are washed by the blue Mediterranean waters , charming unspoilt villages nestle in the slopes of the Troodos mountains, historic Byzantine churches, medieval castles and ancient ruins paint the rich and diverse picture that Cyprus is today.
Limassol is the second largest town of Cyprus and the most important tourist and commercial centre on the island. It enjoys sandy beaches, luxury 5 star hotels on the beach and a wide range of traditional cypriot tavernas, all other types of cuisines, bars and discos.
Enchanted by the Mediterranean sea, Limassol is famed for the hospitality of its people, archaeological sites, medieval castles, five star hotels, designer shops and the best nightlife on the island, making it the perfect place to live.
Interesting Events throughout the year in Limassol
Wine Festival - Limassol Zoo (August/September)
Limassol Carnival - Around Limassol (March)
Cyprus Rally - Around Cyprus(May)
Lemesia Sports Event - Various Locations in Limassol (October)
Russian-Cypriot Festival - Molos Area (June)
Beer Festival - Molos Area (June)
European Dance Festival - Rialto Theatre (May)
Amathusia Fstival - Ayios Tychonas (May)
Ballet Festival - Various theatres in Limassol (tbc)
Shakespeare Nights - Kourion Theatre (June)
Berengaria Theatre - Kourion Theatre (March)
Annual Contemporary Dance Platform - Rialto Theatre (March)
Interesting Places to Visit in Limassol
Limassol Medieval Castle
Kourion Archielogical Place (Amathusia)
St Raphael Marina
Limassol Marina (under construction)
Molos Promenade and Beach
Ayiou Andreou street (old traditional part of Limassol)
Makarios Avenue for shopping
My Mall Limassol (Zakaki Area)
Cyprus Wine Museum (Episkopi/Kolossi)
Independance Street (Anexartisias) for shopping
Limassol Municipal Art Gallery
Limassol Municipal Library
Fassouri Watermania Waterpark
Archeological Museum of Limassol
Folk Art Museum
Limassol Library Molos Area (Full Renovation at this time)
Molos Promenade (Full Renovation at the moment)