Larnaca

The seaside resort with its own modern airport has a flamboyant Whitsuntide celebration, called Cataklysmos, every June, as well as fine beaches, a palm-fringed seaside promenade called Phinikoudes, and a modern harbor. Larnaca is especially known for its pottery, mainly found in craft workshops located in the narrow streets of the Old Quarter. Also look for blown glass, carved wood, silverware, and copperware; local olive oil and honey are other good buys. A project to create the island’s largest passenger cruise terminal and marina within Larnaca has been approved and could substantially change its sleepy character, but at the time of this writing the project’s start date is unclear.

Advertisement

Trip Finder

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.