Limassol is a land of many things. If you want nightlife, it’s got that. Beautiful waters? Check. Amazing history? Got that too. It might be helpful, then, to do a little reading before you head here. There are a few options:

Since just outside Limassol lies a command post for the Knights of Templar, you might be interested in reading about this unique military order before you arrive on the island. Look into “The Knights Templar: The History and Myths of the Legendary Order” by Sean Martin, which explores the legendary group of crusaders in depth, examining the myths and debunking many, while also explicating the history of the order.

If you want a traditional travel guide to help you scope out all the various historical attractions, pick up “Rough Guide to Cyrups 5” by Marc Dubin. This guide offers a visitor an intimate look at the areas that make Cyprus interesting and worth visiting. There are many unexpected inclusions here that make this book a must-carry for many visitors.

If you want to make sure you hit he highlights when visiting Cyprus, pick up “Top 10 Cyrpus”, a portable, handy guide that lists all the very best that Cyprus and Limassol have to offer.