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10 things to include in your winter agenda, whether you live in Limassol or planning to visit

Walk along the sea side path and inhale the fresh sea air. Find the perfect spot overlooking the Mediterranean to enjoy a warm drink at one of the sea side coffee shops.

Let your children play in the sand, fly kites and collect sea shells. The winter in Cyprus is very mild and many days are sunny and warm.

Give in to gastronomic temptations. Choose among a wide range of traditional taverns with live music, fish taverns right on the beach, gourmet restaurants or international cuisine restaurants. Limassol offers hundreds of options for every taste. The choice is yours!

Visit archaeological sites and combine your visit with your favorite activities. Some suggestions… cycle along the sea side cycling path to visit the Ancient Kingdom of Amathous, visit the Medieval Castle and shop in the nearby Ayiou Andreou and Anexartesias streets.

Explore picturesque villages to discover the traditional Cyprus architecture, stroll in narrow stone paved streets, talk to the locals, visit thematic museums and of course, taste the local delicacies at the village Kafenion (coffee shop) or tavern.

Spend a relaxing morning or afternoon in the old town, visit Ayia Napa church, the Turkish baths, the Mosque, the Medieval Castle, the Municipal Market and the commercial streets of the town. Discover local art workshops where you can admire artists creating their works including paintings, mosaics, sculptures, icons, pottery creations and other art pieces.

A visit at the Limassol Medieval Castle square could not be left out of our list. Any time of the day and especially during the evening, the square bursts with life. With an abundance of coffee shops, restaurants and bars, it offers you the opportunity to see a different ‘face’ of a place with thousands of years of history.

The Limassol Municipal Gardens & Zoo can be the perfect place for a relaxing walk. Take your book with you and enjoy reading in the outside. Let your children play safely in the play grounds. Check out the animals at the zoo where many events and educational programs are organized. The Limassol Zoo participates in breeding programs of many Cypriot species such as the vulture, the Egyptian Fruit bat, etc.

If you are an adventure lover you should definitely include outside activities with friends or family in your agenda. The local theme parks offer you the opportunity to try your skills in horse riding, archery, wall climbing, golfing, sky walking, paintball and more. Explore nature on a horse or mountain bike or take a group off road tour with buggies.

And never forget that you are in the ‘city of fun’. Choose among a wide range of bars and breweries, night clubs and music stages featuring famous artists, bands and renowned DJs. Check out the city’s cultural calendar to find out about Christmas happenings and events, numerous festivals and shows for all ages.

The only thing left is to wish you wonderful experiences and memories that will last forever! Have a glorious holiday season!


The Limassol Tourism Board is the official tourism body for the Limassol region. We specialize in promoting Limassol and its further development in terms of tourism infrastructure.