Larnaca is the gateway to the sun-soaked island of Cyprus, and the third-largest city in the country, after Nicosia and Limassol. Located on the south coast, the city is awash with Mediterranean charm. From the picturesque seafront promenade, lined with cafes and restaurants, to the streets of the old town, brimming with historical sights. The imposing Castle of Larnaca, or head to the nearby Kamares Aqueduct for a unique insight into the city's past. A visit to the Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque, one of the holiest Islamic sites in Cyprus, is a must-see. The city is home to a significant number of Palestinian refugees who fled their homes during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. And while you're here, don't forget to enjoy the local delicacies, such as the famous halloumi cheese.