Limassol has always been considered to be the most cosmopolitan city in Cyprus. It is also a well-known international business centre with its bustling port and off-shore companies. Limassol has a dynamic history, evidence of which is easy to see in the well preserved archeological sites and buildings, in and around the city. Just outside Limassol are blue-flagged beaches with an abundance of water sports and a plethora of activities. The promenade is popular with cyclists and the closeness of the Troodos Mountains offers nature trails which for both hikers and bikers can enjoy. Limassol is surrounded by quant villages ready to be explored as well as wineries on the outskirts of the city which offer free wine tasting. The appeal of this city has been enhanced by the addition of the impressive new Marina which has a lot to offer with an impressive array of excellent restaurants and retail shops. Limassol is said to be the city that never sleeps and it has a rich and entertaining night life on offer.