After Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, Limassol holds the reins of the second largest city. Its castle is the main attraction, as well as the medieval museum, also it’s the public garden, a small zoo and an archaeological museum. It’s music scene is relatively busy, from bouzouki taverns to jazz places, along with its coastal coffee houses, that make this city very interesting.
The coastal region to the east is scenic. Between Limassol and Amathus to the east, many fine hotels are spread in the cast line. Nearby are the 13th-century Kolossi, the beach at Dhassoudi, the Ayios Georgios Convent and the Greco-Roman archaeological site of Curium, as well as its ancient theatre, where plays and concerts are performed every summer. Regional vineyards and wineries abound! Use Limassol as a base and visit Troodos mountain villages.