Transfer to Larnaca
Larnaca is the third largest city in Cyprus after Nicosia and Limassol, as well as the largest port on the island.
Larnaca Airport is one of the most important transport hubs in the Republic of Cyprus. Before the war, Nicosia International Airport was the main air harbor. How to get to Larnaca? It is only 6 km from the airport to Larnaca, you can even walk there, or take a bus or a taxi. It is better to book your transfer in advance so as not to waste time at the airport upon arrival.
Larnaca is famous for its centuries-old history. Kition, the ancient name of Larnaca, is mentioned in an inscription in the temple of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses III. The Greek Kition survived through the ages and different historical periods being influenced by the Phoenicians, Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians and Romans. The city went through the periods of Venetian and Turkish rule. The modern name goes back to the word denoting an ancient sarcophagus, which were found in abundance on the territory of Kition.
Sightseeing in Larnaca takes more than a day. Be sure to visit Larnaca Castle and Kamares Aqueduct. The fascinating complex of Haram mosque lies on the salt lake shore. Excavations of Kition reveal the ancient city: fortifications, workshops and the temple of Astarte. It's worth taking a tour or renting a car with driver in Larnaca to explore the antiquities on your own and see even more.
After historical part, famous restaurants of Asian, American, Mediterranean and Cypriot cuisine wait for you on Palm Trees promenade, Finikoudes.
Larnaca is a classic Mediterranean resort, so the weather is favorable, without gusty winds and high waves. August is the warmest, and the most comfortable are April-May and September. In winter, the temperature does not fall below +16 °С, though the rains are possible.
From the embankment opens a wonderful view of Larnaca hotels. Prices are lower than in other hotels of the European Mediterranean region. Hostels offer budget options. Larnaca is a delightful and hospitable resort.