The 29th World Congress of the ICMFS,2015, will be held at the ‘Lanitis Carob Mill’ from the 5th until the 9th October 2015.
The ‘Lanitis Carob Mill’ is located in the old town of Limassol, next to the Limassol Medieval Castle and it is within walking distance from the Limassol Marina. Read more here: Congress Venue.
Cyprus offers two International airports, namely the Larnaca International airport and the Paphos International airport.
Larnaca International airport, which is the main airport of the island, handles flights of most European carriers and also overseas flights. It is located on the Eastern side of the island and it is 45 minutes by car from the centre of Limassol. There is a good connection between the airport and the city centre by public transport and taxis. You can easily get to the city centre using a public bus. For the quickest transport to the city centre we advise using bus number 30.
Paphos International airport is located on the Western side of the island and since 2007 it has been handling European carriers and also overseas flights. It is 45 minutes by car from the centre of Limassol.
Transportation in Limassol
Limassol’s main public transport system includes the city buses. Buses pass by the various bus stops along the sea front main road, which are located nearby the accommodating hotels every 12-13 minutes. Passengers need a valid ticket to travel on the city public transport system. The tickets must be purchased on the bus. Please note that each ticket is valid for only one way route. Read more on how to : Get Around in Limassol.
Currency & Banking
Euro (€) is the official currency the Cyprus. Exchange of foreign currency is available at Larnaca and Paphos International Airports and at most hotels, banks and exchange offices. International credit cards are accepted for payments in hotels, restaurants and shops.
The Voltage in Cyprus is 240V / 50 Hz and the electricity plugs used are 3-pin.
All foreign visitors coming to Cyprus must possess a passport that is valid for at least the next six months. Participants requiring a visa should apply in advance to consular offices of Cyprus or to the diplomatic missions of their countries in order to avoid delay when travelling to the conference.
Further to the above, citizens of the European Union countries, as well as of Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, may enter Cyprus with their national identity card provided there is a photo.
Important telephone numbers
199 or 112: Fire
199 or 112: Ambulance
199 or 112: Police
112: General Emergency for Europe
The organisers do not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. All participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal insurance before travelling to the meeting.
Cyprus is on the Central European Time Zone - Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 2 hours.
The temperatures in October range from 16 to 27 °C. / from 60 to 80 °F. You can find the current weather conditions at www.weather.com