A Fun Day Out: Free Things to do in Larnaca

Free Things to Do in Larnaca

Larnaca is brimming with a nice collection of free adventures that you can enjoy without spending any money at all, unless you are tempted by the delicious street food offerings and aromatic coffees.
Here, take a look at our picks for the best free things to do in Larnaca for a fun day out.

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Beaches Galore!

Larnaca is home to some of the most stunning beaches in Cyprus, including the Finikoudes Beach, Mackenzie Beach, CTO Beach, Faros Beach and more. Sun bathing and beach bumming are one of the best things to do in Larnaca, and you don’t even have to worry about transportation costs, as the beaches are sprawled all across the island.
Just pack a picnic basket, pick up your books and head out to the beach for some me-time and a luxurious swim in the sea!

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Watching Boats at the Larnaca Marina

Stop by the Larnaca Marina to watch all kinds of ships, boats and yachts go by the harbor. The hustle and bustle will envelop you with a unique energy.

Visit the Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque

Another rewarding experience without having to spend any money! Visit the Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque to take in its tranquility and soothing ambience. Constructed as a tribute to Umm Haram, the aunt of Prophet Mohammad, who fell off her mule and died. The mosque is a splendor of architecture, and it is extremely beautiful at sunrise and sunset.

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Bird watching at the Larnaca Salt Lake

Another splendid picnic-perfect spot, the Larnaca Salt Lake is tucked towards the west of Larnaca, and if you are an avid bird watcher or photographer, it is the ultimate destination for your passion. The months of winter are much more special as it is the period when the lake is filled with thousands of pink flamingos.

Free Guided Walks through Larnaca

The Larnaca Tourism Council offers free guided walks across Larnaca, which allow you to explore the culture and heritage of the city. There are two guided tours for free: the “Larnaca – Past and Present” and the “Scala – Its Craftsmen”.
Each walk lasts for 2 hours, and takes a short break in between at a local coffee shop. You don’t have to make any bookings, just check out the Larnaca Tourism Council website to find the starting point, and then arrive at 10am to join the tour.

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Experience Old World Charm of Skala

Skala-the traditional name for the Old Turkish Quarters, is one of the most spellbinding marketplaces of Larnaca, and the streets are brimming with artisanal offerings, exquisite handicrafts and more. It is home to a thriving traditional cottage industry, and you can explore pottery, handcrafts, and a lot more, alongside interacting with artists and enjoying economical street food.

Explore the Kyriazis Medical Museum

Last but certainly not least on our list of free things to do in Larnaca, the Kyriazis Medical Museum is the perfect spot for you if you adore bizarre and out of the ordinary!
This small museum is a treasure trove of the medical history of Larnaca, and it will take you on a quirky adventure that offers incredible insight into the healthcare practices dating back to hundreds of years. The entry is absolutely free, but the museum is only open on Wednesday and Saturday, from 9am to 12pm.

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