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Hi - we are due to visit Limassol and we didn't particularly want to a guided trip as there is nothing that particularly takes our fancy, is Limassol easy to get to & around yourself or is it best to do something as a group?There really isn't much to see in Limassol itself and the port is away from anything. I suggest you take a taxi tour visiting Kourion and Apollo hylates. Also, if you arrive in winter, it is dark before 5.
We had only from 8 to 1 in port. We rented vans and drivers from Christours and went to Paphos and Kourion with a quick look at Aphrodite's Rock and the outside of the castle at Kolossi. We got back to the ship in plenty of time.We were also in Limassol for that time and Christours left us stranded on the dock as they did a no show. That was despite emails and phone calls.
Some in our group walked around Paphos instead of touring the Roman sites there. They enjoyed this lovely resort town. However the Roman mosaics at Paphos and Kourion were at least as special if not better than those in Herculaneum and the Terrace Houses in Ephesus, and that is saying something.
Christours provided drivers and not guides. Our driver did tell us a lot about Cyprus while we were driving, so ask for an English speaking driver. We also got them to agree to take cash (Euros) at the end of the trip and not pay a deposit in advance.