Limassol Cruises

Apollo's Temple
Millomeri Waterfalls

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Sitting on the stunning Cypriot coastline, Limassol makes for a fascinating MSC Mediterranean Cruises destination. The city is celebrated for its medieval castle, waterfront sculpture park, and vast array of museums. Beyond Limassol lies the fascinating town of Paphos and a host of natural and archaeological wonders including Millomeri Waterfalls and Apollo’s Sanctuary.

MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Paphos 
• Apollo's Temple
• Millomeri Waterfalls 
The historic town of Paphos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus. This MSC Cruises excursion takes you to see magnificent 3rd-century mosaics at the preserved ruins of the House of Dionysus . Next, visit Saint Neophytos Monastery to see a 12th-century 'Egkleistra' carved out of a mountain by the hermit Neofytos. Here, Byzantine frescoes and marvellous murals decorate the cave. Travelling back to Limassol, cast your gaze upon Aphrodite’s Rock, the legendary birthplace of the goddess of love. This mythological coastal landmark makes for an unforgettable photograph!
Experience an authentic slice of Cyprus on an MSC Cruises excursion to the Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates, a sacred site dating back to 8th-century B.C. This ancient destination honours Apollon Hylates, God of the Woodland, and showcases a partially restored temple, a beautiful garden, and other intriguing ruins. Later, explore Kolossi Castle, a former Crusader stronghold. Then, stop in the picturesque village of Omodos, for a taste of locally produced wine.
Take an exciting MSC Cruises excursion to discover the hidden side of Cyprus. Travelling by Jeep you’ll see the fertile southern slopes of the Troodos Mountains, passing through vineyards and plantations. Stop in the village of Agros to learn more about artisan products including marmalade, candied fruit, and aromatic rosewater. Later, be enchanted by the Millomeri Waterfalls — a picturesque backdrop that makes for beautiful photos! 

Must see places in Limassol



    The island of love
    The island of love

    According to mythology, Cyprus is the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. One cannot but be reminded of this during you’re a vacation in Cyprus.

    The landscape is spectacular
    : the low, sandy shores, the large bays, the Trodos mountains, in the heart of the island, the Besparmak mountain range along the northern coast, separated by the Mesaoria plain that hosts the capital, Nicosia. Divided in two by the border – or “green line” – that separates the Republic of Cyprus in the south, from the Turkish Republic of Cyprus in the north, this “Berlin of the 21st century” does not lack interesting sights. In the Turkish side one can admire beautiful mosques, like Arabahmet, Selimiye, near the great bazar, and the ruins of Bedasten, a former Orthodox church. Near the green line instead, is the town of Lanarca where you can visit the double church of Agia Faneromeni or the Orthodox cathedral of Agios Ioannis.

    You can then visit the Costanza Bastion, built by the Venetians, where you find the archbishop’s palace and the mosque of Bayraktar. Testimonies of its Byzantine history are found in the Museum dedicated to this civilization, while the 10,000 years of human settlements on this island cab be admired in the Cyprus Museum. Finally, you should see the Petra Tou Romiou reef – this is where Aphrodite touched ground for the first time.