Enjoy pure, undiluted joie de vivre during your language study trip to Limassol. What is probably the most cheerful city on Cyprus really scores with its cultural variety, a lively night life and a wonderful promenade along the foreshore.
Limassol is the second largest city on the island and is considered to be the most cheerful city on Cyprus. Colourful festivals and inhabitants who are full of life are waiting for you. The lively old part of the town contains large and small shops. Only a few metres separate the old part of town from the sea and the newly built promenade. The city has an old and a new harbour. The seafront promenade along the old harbour is fringed by a large number of restaurants and cafés. The old harbour is primarily used by small fishing boats, whereas the new harbour is used by cargo ships carrying imports and exports. Limassol's lively night life wakes up at nightfall. Locals and tourists throng the city's clubs and bars.
As well as opportunities for shopping, many beaches around Limassol invite the visitor to relax. Limassol is full of tourists in the summer months. The city is also an ideal starting point from which to explore the impressive Troodos Mountains. This green mountain chain offers not only attractive nature but also picturesque mountain villages and ancient monasteries. In the Troodos Mountain region walkers in summer benefit from cooler temperatures which provide a welcome relief. Cyprus is also known for its wine. There are many vineyards around Limassol which are open for wine tastings.