Limassol

About Limassol

Cyprus is where you will find your dream home.  The south coast town of Limassol is the island's largest seaside resort.  The magnificant Troodos mountains act as a backdrop  In the fertile foothills most of Cyprus’s grapes are grown.  In the Middle Ages during the Crusades Cyprus was held under Richard the Lionheart.

The town's holiday atmosphere, with wide seafront promenade and bustling little shopping streets, is matched by the gaiety and lively character of its people.  With the best nightlife on the island, Limassol stages some of the Island’s best-known festivals: The annual 10 day Wine Festival in September,  the 10 day pre-Lenten Carnival with masquerade parties, balls and grand parades, the Limassol Festival in summer and the ancient Drama Festival at Kourion.

Limassol also has an attractive, newly-completed marina equipped with every facility for the yachtsman and numerous beaches.

The shopping centre caters for every need from designer to tradional.

Limassol is full of history.  Richard the Lionheart allegedly married Queen Berengaria of Navarre in 1191 and crowned her Queen of England. The Medieval Museum of Cyprus displays interesting pottery and tombstones amongst its numerous exhibits. Limassol also has an Archaeological Museum, statues and pottery finds.  The Municipal Gardens with a small zoo offer a pleasant stroll amidst lush trees plants and shrubs.
 

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