With a history dating back 6,000 years, Larnaca is Cyprus's oldest city. Known for its palm-lined promenades and Mediterranean beaches, it’s best seen by foot. Book your flight to Larnaca with Blue Air and see the crossroads of the Greek, Roman, and Ottoman empires.
Tour the Church of St. Lazarus. Discover the baroque iconostasis and the tomb of the biblical Lazarus. Then bike around the Larnaca Salt Lake and see the flamingos on your way to Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque. This revered mosque is an ancient monument and Umm Haram's burial place.
Take a stroll down Palm Trees Promenade and enjoy sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea. You can hear a concert at the Seafront Stage or learn more about Larnaca's culture at Europe Square and the Larnaca Medieval Castle, both located at opposite ends of the promenade. Then, stop by a cafe for some fresh seafood and people-watching.
Browse the shops along Ermes and Ermou Streets in downtown Larnaca. You'll find exquisite laces and silverware from nearby Lefkara along with independent jewelers and watchmakers.