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Limassol

Limassol serves as the primary cruise port in Cyprus and is a great place to visit during a Mediterranean cruise. This unique port city, located along Cyprus' southern coast, has a little bit of something for everybody - medieval castles for the history buff, old-world mosques and churches for the culturally curious, designer boutiques for the shopper, and much more! The area outside of the city features many vineyards, as Limassol is located within Cyprus’ wine-producing region. You will also find a great collection of museums, beaches, parks, and interesting tourist attractions (everything from escape rooms to entertainment complexes to casinos and more). A great time to visit Limassol is between February and June or October and December, when you can enjoy the best weather!

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Destinations for Cruises from Limassol

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Limassol

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Limassol. Select a cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're offering from Limassol:

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

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Deluxe Cruise Lines

These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.

A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.

Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.

The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.

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River Cruise Lines

Becoming more and more popular, a river cruise is an immerse and destination-focused vacation experience, on a small and luxurious vessel.

River cruises sail through the inland waterways of some of the world's most interesting vacation destinations (i.e. Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America), and provide their guests with a greater opportunity to spend time visiting more unique ports of call than a traditional cruise typically would.

Because the destination is the star of a river cruise, (typically guided) shore excursions are included at no additional charge by many River cruise lines. There are usually many interesting lectures given during the cruise, by experts on the history and culture of the region being visited.

Among the famous rivers that one may take a river cruise on are the Rhine, Mississippi, Seine, Danube, Mekong, Nile, Yangtze, Amazon and Douro.

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

Celestyal Cruises
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 2 (1,200 - 1,611 Guests)
  • Greek-Based Cruise Line
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Emerald Cruises
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  • Deluxe / River / Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 11 (84 - 204 Guests)
  • Offers River and Yacht Cruises
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 18 (1,554 - 6,334 Guests)
  • Kids Sail Free
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Royal Caribbean
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 27 (1,992 - 5,610 Guests)
  • State-of-the-art Ships
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Things to do near Limassol

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Limassol, along with a brief description:

♦ Historic Attractions

When visiting Limassol, there’s no doubt that you will be surrounded by tons of fascinating history! There are many sites and attractions you can visit to learn more about what ancient Limassol was like. One of the most desirable charms of the city is Limassol Castle, located right in the middle of the historic city center. There is also Kolossi Castle, a medieval stronghold with fantastic views. Amathus Ruins provides you with the opportunity to explore ancient ruins on an archaeological site. You can easily check out all these sites in one day. Add in some museum visits, and you’ll find yourself returning home with heaps of newfound knowledge!

♦ Museums

Limassol is home to a bunch of fascinating museums that are certain to appeal to travelers of all interests. The Archaeological Museum is perfect for learning even more about the region’s natural history. Cyprus Motor Museum features a unique collection of rare vehicles, and offers a fresh breath of air from more traditional art/history museums. Art enthusiasts definitely don’t want to miss the Municipal Museum of Folk Art or Gallery Morfi. Those interested in science are sure to find the Water Museum interesting (where you can discover more about water production). The Cyprus Wine Museum is perfect for wine-lovers and those who want to discover more about the area’s wine-producing industry! Finally, another unique and interesting museum is the Cyprus Medical Museum, which features interesting exhibits on medicine, doctors, hospital technology, and more.

♦ Religious Sites

If you’re looking to absorb everything about culture and religion in Cyprus, you’ve come to the right place. Limassol is filled with a bunch of churches, mosques, and cathedrals that offer insight to local religion and worship. One of the most popular cathedrals is Ayia Napa Cathedral, which features many beautiful pieces of art and architecture. Agios Georgios Havouzas Church is another gorgeous structure worth visiting. If you’ve never visited a Greek Orthodox Church before, you can at Katholiki, Holy Trinity, and Agios Arsenios churches. St. Catherine’s Church is a popular Catholic church featuring many beautiful pieces of stained glass. There are also a few mosques you can check out, including Limassol Grand Mosque and the Great Mosque.

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