Several international airlines fly from cities in Europe to Larnaca. These include Swissair, Aegean, Turkish Airlines, and Lufthansa. There are regular daily and weekend flights from London, Paris, Copenhagen, Moscow and Venice. Direct flights from London take approximately 7.5 hours and 1-stop flights take between 20 to 32 hours to arrive in Larnaca. Flights from Paris to Larnaca last around 10 to 44 hours. These are 1-stop flights. Flights from Copenhagen are generally 1 or 2-stop flights and take between 9 and 34 hours to land in Larnaca. There is a direct flight from Moscow to Larnaca which takes about 7.5 hours and departs in the morning. Other flights are 1 or 2-stop flights and take 12 to 27 hours to arrive. There is a direct flight from Venice which takes about 8.5 hours and 1 and 2-stop flights which take between 8.5 and 51 hours to arrive. There is plentiful public transport from the cities to the airport, including bus, train, metro and airport shuttles.
Larnaca is a historic city known for its distinctive ancient architecture. Faneromeni Church and the Church of St. Lazarus are two such attractions, with the latter dating from the 9th century and said to be built around the biblical Lazarus tomb. Larnaca has a network of salt lakes estimated to be around 2.259 square km, with flocks of flamingos gathering at these, especially during the colder seasons. Larnaca is widely known for its beaches, diving spots and delicious sea food restaurants.