A strategic garrison for Richard the Lionhearted during the Third Crusade, Limassol provides many archaeological sites, as well as an array of contemporary designer shops for exploring. The island of Cyprus is also home to two ancient kingdoms - Kourion and Amathus. Explore more of Limassol on a European cruise!
What youNEED TO KNOW
Port Name & Location Port of Limassol
Ship will DOCK at this port.
Time Zone EEST (Eastern European Summer Time)
UTC/GMT +3 hours
Language The local languages are Greek and Turkish.
Currency & Shopping Euro (EUR) Lace, copper, jewellery, and pottery.
Famous For Limassol is the gateway to Cyprus' ancient riches. See ruins, majestic mountains and scenery, stunning beaches, and vast groves of lemons, oranges and olives.
Fun Fact #1 Visit Lemesos Castle, where Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria of Navarre, and its fascinating museum.
Fun Fact #2 Stroll through ancient Curium and admire its stunning mosaics, theatre, basilica and panoramic views over the sea.
Fun Fact: Landmarks Venture inland to Nicosia and its wonders like the Cathedral of St. John, the Venetian fortifications, a restored old town and mosque, and the Cyprus Museum.