Limassol, paradisiacal port

Posted on July 25, 2011

The second city of Cyprus is a magical destination in the Mediterranean. Between castles and wide planks, has a solid hotel infrastructure.

The mild Mediterranean sun has seen history in this city in southern Cyprus. Throughout the centuries, boats Greeks, Egyptians, Turks and British stationed off the coast of Limassol with a range of intentions ranging from the simple to the religious mission looting.

Inescapable island in the ancient ways of the Crusades, Cyprus saw landing the legendary Richard the Lionheart. Even still stands Limassol Castle where, in 1191, the British monarch married Berengaria of Navarre.

Beyond the historical pages, the second largest city in Cyprus (today has approximately 230 thousand inhabitants) is an excellent tourist destination by combining its always nice weather and some other charms as local wines and sophistication of its hotels.

Besides being home to the Cyprus Wine Festival, Limassol surrounding natural attractions have featured as the thick pine forest of Troodos. Are also some picturesque and peaceful towns in the area as Polemidhia and Agios Athanasios.

With solid hotel infrastructure in Limassol we can choose between a many upscale hotels. Among the highlights; Londa (super deluxe and 68 rooms), Ajax Hotel (four-star, 180 rooms in the heart of the city), Le Meridien (with a relaxation center and spa) and Saint Raphael .

Written by Andrés Bacigalupo
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