The Municipality of Limassol is the largest Municipality in Cyprus, its population reaching 105.000 inhabitants. After the tragic events of 1974 it has progressed into one of the greatest commercial ports in the Mediterranean, as well as one of the most important maritime, tourist, commercial and service centres in the wider region.
Limassol is today the business and financial centre of Cyprus with a large number of local and international companies surrounded by a further network of hotels, restaurants and other venues for entertainment and leisure. The city if therefore constantly in motion, developing even more.
Limassol is additionally well known for a long cultural tradition. Visitors have the opportunity to experience a variety of cultural or other activities. In addition, they can visit museums and other archaeological locations around the city, which is an astonishing combination of ancient, Frankish, Byzantine, Ottoman and modern influence.
The Limassol Carnival is one of the most popular events organized by the Municipality. It has been a tradition of the city since the 1940s, even though it is dated back to the 19th century, attracting tenths of thousands of people every year, locals and visitors.
The Wine Festival is another great event organized by the Municipality of Limassol every year, which celebrates its 52th anniversary this year. It is not just any festival. It has been an institution for years, related to the city’s culture. It also promotes another main feature of Limassol, being the centre of the wine industry in Cyprus.
The Municipality has been making a great effort in order to put together various cultural events which take place around the year. It also encourages different cultural groups to be active and creative.
Works for the new Garillis river park have also begun. New cycling and pedestrian paths will be created as well as entertainment and leisure venues. Additionally, works for the new seaside park are soon to end which also consists of cycling and pedestrian paths, as well as entertainment and leisure venues. — — —
May our town enjoy progress, prosperity and a new era of development!
I assure you that Limassol Municipality shall keep on trying as has been doing so far, so that that our city, despite all difficulties will proceed along the path of progress.
I believe that despite the emerging problems stemming from the financial crisis, 2014 will prove to be a productive year indeed, and that our collaboration and support will contribute to the achievement of our objectives.
Andreas Christou Mayor of Limassol
The IVXXX FECC Convention 2014 which will take Place in Limassol, Cyprus
Arrival Friday 10 May – Departure Sunday 18 May 2014.
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Our host hotel
Ajax Hotel – Limassol