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Sitting on the stunning Cypriot coastline, Limassol makes for a fascinating MSC Mediterranean Cruises destination. The city is celebrated for its medieval castle, waterfront sculpture park, and vast array of museums. Beyond Limassol lies the fascinating town of Paphos and a host of natural and archaeological wonders including Millomeri Waterfalls and Apollo’s Sanctuary.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Apollo's Temple
• Millomeri Waterfalls
The historic town of Paphos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus. This MSC Cruises excursion takes you to see magnificent 3rd-century mosaics at the preserved ruins of the House of Dionysus . Next, visit Saint Neophytos Monastery to see a 12th-century 'Egkleistra' carved out of a mountain by the hermit Neofytos. Here, Byzantine frescoes and marvellous murals decorate the cave. Travelling back to Limassol, cast your gaze upon Aphrodite’s Rock, the legendary birthplace of the goddess of love. This mythological coastal landmark makes for an unforgettable photograph!
Experience an authentic slice of Cyprus on an MSC Cruises excursion to the Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates, a sacred site dating back to 8th-century B.C. This ancient destination honours Apollon Hylates, God of the Woodland, and showcases a partially restored temple, a beautiful garden, and other intriguing ruins. Later, explore Kolossi Castle, a former Crusader stronghold. Then, stop in the picturesque village of Omodos, for a taste of locally produced wine.
Take an exciting MSC Cruises excursion to discover the hidden side of Cyprus. Travelling by Jeep you’ll see the fertile southern slopes of the Troodos Mountains, passing through vineyards and plantations. Stop in the village of Agros to learn more about artisan products including marmalade, candied fruit, and aromatic rosewater. Later, be enchanted by the Millomeri Waterfalls — a picturesque backdrop that makes for beautiful photos!