Explore Larnaca: bucket list for tourist

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Larnaca bucket list

The premier seaside resort of Cyprus, Larnaca, is visited by millions of tourists annually searching for perfect beaches, Mediterranean romance, good food, and culture. If you have chosen Larnaca as your destination in Europe, take your time to enjoy all the wonders, historical places, shops, and more.

Things not to miss in Larnaca

  • Visit the most popular and the most important historic landmark of Larnaca, the 9th-century church of Saint Lazarus.
  • Enjoy the warm sun and refreshing sea on Finikoudes Beach, the main city beach with palm trees, beach cafes, and bars on the promenade.
  • Take a tour to another historic landmark, the Kamares Aqueduct, with initially 75 arches that survived only 33 of them.
  • Get the feel of traditional Cypriot life in Lefkara, a small village near Larnaca with narrow alleys and authentic architecture.
  • For winter tours, visit the second-largest salt lake that fills with water in winter, attracting migrating birds and mostly flamingos, coloring the lake in pink. 

Eat like a local in Larnaca

  • Visit Grada Tavern to taste the best meze and large portions of dishes.
  • Enjoy the beautiful interior and good food at Art Cafe 1900 with traditional Cypriot cuisine and beer.
  • Find traditional Middle Eastern dishes at To Kazani Traditional Tavern with a cozy atmosphere, checkered tablecloths, and plants.
  • Taste fresh seafood and traditional fast food in Lambros Fish & Chips.
  • For the Mediterranean and Lebanese flavors, head to Maqam Al Sultan and try meze dishes, fresh bread, and seasoned meat.

Where to stay in Larnaca

  • Enjoy the impressive views and luxurious service in a 5-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Larnaca.
  • Relax in the huge outdoor pool of a 4-star The Quality Lodge, BW Premier Collection in Larnaca.
  • Within a 3-minutes walk from the beach, La Veranda 3-star Hotel is a wonderful place to enjoy comfort at a lower price.
  • Located in the Old Town, Le Mat hostel is a cozy authentic place to spend your days in Larnaca. 
  • Travel to Ayia Napa from Larnaca to embrace fascinating coastline views and stay in Limanaki Beach Hotel & Suites.

Larnaca hotel prices and hotels map

Larnaca cheap flights

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