Cyprus - Lemesos & the South (Chapter)
This is the Lemesos & the South chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cyprus guide-book.
The physical heartland of the Republic, Lemesos and the south coast is one of Cyprus’ most diverse regions, encompassing archaeological remains, beaches, a lively nightlife and the verdant proximity of the Troödos mountains.
- exploring the tumbled columns and intricate mosaics of Ancient Kourion and then sitting on your lofty Roman theatre perch to enjoy the sweeping coastal view
- going all Aphrodite and taking a dip at Petra tou Romiou (Aphrodite’s Rock & Beach; p), the legendary spot where the goddess emerged from the sea
- rubbing shoulders with the hipster set at one of Lemesos’ old-town restaurants, where Cyp-riot classics are given fresh new tweaks
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Lemesos (Limassol) & around, Pissouri Bay & Village, Petra tou Romiou (Aphrodite’s Rock & Beach), Ancient Amathous, Episkopi, Ancient Kourion, Sanctuary of Apollon Ylatis, Kolossi Castle and Akrotiri Peninsula.
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