Larnaca, Cyprus

Larnaca is a city of the Republic of Cyprus situated on the east coast of Cyprus. It is the island's second commercial port and an important tourist resort. The city of Larnaka is well-known for its picturesque sea-front which includes rows of palm trees. Much of the activity is centred around the city promenade during the major festivals.

Laraca beach is suitable for all ages and a favourite with tourists. In the evening the Phinikoudes seafront offers the best night out in Larnaca, with countless choices of pubs, bars, restaurants and clubs.

Larnaca's salt lake, located near the airport, has see many migrant birds, mainly flamingos. In the same area is Hala Sultan Tekke, a complex made up of a mosque, a mausoleum and a minaret.

Things to See & Do

* Phinikoudes and McKenzie beaches
* Ruins of Ancient Kitium
* City promenade
* Fort of Larnaca
* Larnaca Salt Lake

General Information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – Greek, Turkish
Land Area – 25 km²
Population – 50,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 357

Port Location – The port of Larnaca is located on Larnaca Bay.

Travel Links - Cyprus' main airport is Larnaca International Airport (LCA) and is located on the outskirts of Larnaka. There are flight connections with most major European towns, e.g. London, Birmingham, Manchester, Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, Milan) and many Eastern European countries.

The ferry service from Greece runs from Piraeus, Rhodes and Ayios Nikolaos in Crete to Limassol. You may also catch a freighter from Italy, Portugal, Southampton and various other European ports.

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