The Wine Festival was inspired by the ancient festivals dedicated to the God of wine, Dionysus, and honours the long island’s tradition of winemaking. It was organised for the first time in 1961 and since then it has become an established annual event of merrymaking and fun, offering a joyful atmosphere to visitors from all over Cyprus and abroad. Guests, both locals and foreigners, get the chance to taste different local wines offered free of charge in unlimited quantities and join in the “pigéage, the grape-stomping! Enjoy traditional Cypriot food, folkloric dances, songs and theatrical performances from local and international artistic groups in a festive atmosphere.
Lemesos (Limassol) Municipal Gardens,
For further information telephone: +357 25 884 300
Time: 19:00-23:00 (Mon-Thu & Sun), 19:00-23:30 (Fri-Sat)
Entrance: €6 (adults - including one free bottle of Cypriot wine), €5 (13-18 years old), €3 (children up to 12 years old)
FREE transportation to the Festival from Lefkosia, Larnaka, Agia Napa and Pafos, pre-booking is essential! For further information and reservations:
Lefkosia Telephone: +357 22 674 264
Larnaka Telephone: +357 24 654 322
Pafos Telephone: +357 26 930 521
Agia Napa Telephone: +357 23 721 796
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