Cruises to Limassol Cyprus

Limassol is a vibrant port town on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, located just south of Turkey. Find the perfect cruise to Cyprus with MSC Cruises
This coastal town is a bustling holiday resort and a wonderful place to spend part of your MSC cruise vacation, whatever the time of year.
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Limassol: The birthplace of Aphrodite

Limassol is a vibrant port town on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, located just south of Turkey.

Limassol is Cyprus’ second largest town after Nicosia. This coastal town is a bustling holiday resort and a wonderful place to spend part of your MSC cruise vacation, whatever the time of year.

Limassol boasts an attractive seafront promenade and narrow little streets bustling with shopping activity. The area around Limassol is home to the country’s famous winemaking activities and the wine festival (in September) pays tribute to this industry.

So leave your luxury cruise liner in the harbour and take part in one of our exciting excursion packages in and around Limassol. Suitable for all the family, our day trips guarantee you the best deals on the top sights and provide and easy and relaxing way to get out and about. Ancient history features heavily in Limassol, as it is said to be the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love, and was also home to the Crusaders and Byzantines.

You can walk the footsteps of the crusaders and marvel at the Byzantine frescoes, temples and villas of the ancient Greeks and Romans that are dotted around the region. First stop is Paphos, a picturesque port and home to an early villa with 3rd century mosaics.

Head to Omodos to visit Apollo’s Temple and enjoy a tasting of traditional wine, or opt to visit Lanarca, home to the Church of Lazarus, where Lazarus is said to be buried and where he spent his life.

Come ashore in Limassol and enjoy a great day off the ship.

Cruise to Limassol - Cyprus - Mediterranean - MSC Cruises

Directions


The new port is located in the western part of Limassol town and 3 km from the centre (the old port) of Limassol. Busses go to the old port. The city centre is a 30-minute walk from the new port. The 3,500 sq metre passenger terminal building offer banks, lounge/cafeteria and taxi service.

Port average temperature

The temperate figures shown are based on monthly average weather conditions for the selected port. Weather data is not real-time, and sometimes no data is shown for a specific date, month or port in general.

LIMASSOLMonths
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Average high °C151617202327303028262117
Average low °C8810131620222220171310
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