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    Top 5 Villages in Kythera

    1) Karavas: Located in the northern part of the island,  Karavas is a green-clad place. Water ceaselessly runs in the ravines and the springs of Amir Ali caress the senses…

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    The Best Bars in Kythera

    “Koukos” as a location is really hard to beat. It rests inside a hairpin of the road that connects Chora and Kapsali offering a grandiose view of the Castle and…

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    The Best Café in Kythera

    Astikon: The most popular coffee shop of the island was established in 1908. Here, in “Astikon” you will enjoy a cup of coffee, a soda or a cocktail. You will…

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    Restaurants in Kythera

    We will present the best Kytherian restaurants PSOMOLADEA OE: A small Mediterranean restaurant in the picturesque bay of Avlemonas, with unique atmosphere! Greek Cuisine, Mediterranean cuisine, with fantastic view of…

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    The Κytherian Sweets

    In several places of Kythira you can buy local traditional sweets. The most popular are the following: Rozedes, traditional sweet from honey, almonds, semolina, sugar, cinnamon, clove, kept for many…

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    Hiking from “Kolokotronis” to Diakofti

    Starting point: Statue of Kolokotronis Course Duration: 2 hours Route Features: Easy The route is characterized by the old buildings, the Mediterranean vegetation; mainly plants and different kind of herbs and …

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    Hiking the gorge of Tsakonas in Kythera

    Starting point: The central square Mitata. Duration: 1.30 ‘ Route type: Difficult You enter the path from the bridge on the road Mitata – Viaradika. There is a road to…

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    Mylopotamos – Watermills of Kythera

    A beautiful path from Mylopotamos to the waterfalls and gorge with the old watermills . Departure and return point: Central Square of Mylopotamos. Duration: Approximately 2 hours . However, the…

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    Lighthouse of Moudari in Kythera

    Μoudari lighthouse is the lighthouse situated at the northernmost point of the island, cape Spathi. It was built under the British rule and is the largest lighthouse built by the…

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    Bridge of Katouni

    Built in 1826, it is the largest bridge ever built in Europe by the British (110m long, 6m large, 15m maximum height and sustained by 13 arches and 12 symmetrical…

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    Fava’s Oil Press

    In 1880 Panayioti Kastrisios “FAVAS” returned to Kythera from Smyrna and settled in the family home in Mitata. Over the years he extended it with the addition of a cafe…

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    Saint John the Cliff

    Τhe small chapel of Agios Ioannis “ the Cliff” is in the south part of the island , in the area of Kapsali at an altitude of 100m . The…

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    Cave of Saint Sofia

    The cave of Saint Sofia is one of the three known caves in the area of Kythera. The other two, also known as Caves of Saint Sofia, are in Kalamos…

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    Paleochora Κythera

    Paleochora, known also as Agios Dimitrios, with its 13th century buildings, was the island’s Byzantine capital and is located in the northernmost part of a steep cliff set in the…

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    Watermills

    In the picturesque village of Milopotamos follow the sign to “Neraida Waterfall”. The water drops from a height of about 20 meters and ends in a big pond.  it will…

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    The Monastery of Myrtidia

    In the south west part of Kythera, and after following a very interesting route, you will face the most important monastery of Kythera, Panagia Myrtidiotissa. Twice a year, on the…

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    Venetian Castle of Chora

    The Venetian castle or “Fortezza”, a fortress from the 13th century, stands imposingly over the capital Chora. Being between the Aegean, Ionian and Cretan Sea, was given also the name…

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    Chytra Island in Kythera

    One of the most impressive parts of the island is the skerry of Chytra located at a short distance across the harbor of Kapsali in the south part of the…

  • EASTER OFFER 2015

      Periods   3 days (3 nghts-4days) 4 days (4nghts -5days) 5 days (5nghts-6days)   10/4 – 13/4 10/4–14/4 ή 9/4–13/4 9/4–14/4 ή 10/4 – 15/4 Sole e Mare Double…

  • Where to stay in Kythera

    One of the Ionian islands, but positioned just south of the Peloponnese, Kythira is an island less travelled. Sure, it’s well set up for visitors, but it’s not as popular…

  • Saint John the cliff

    Τhe small chapel of Agios Ioannis “ the Cliff” is in the south part of the island , in the area of Kapsali at an altitude of 100m . The…

  • Rent a bicycle

    Tour the island, feel the nature of Kythera, smell the odor of the flowers and the thyme, or even go more difficult paths. Our bikes are entirely new and fully…

  • Sunset in Kythera

    Ι must admit that sunset in Kythera has not been advertised in the past. Nonetheless there are amazing, quiet spots where you and your partner can share a romantic experience…

  • Α romantic Pic-Nic

    Very often I suggest to Filoxenes Katoikies visitors to prepare some food and go out in the nature to eat. A romantic escape, a pic-nic. Of course since you are…

  • Trifyllianika – Paleochora

    The old path from Trifyliianika to Paleochora is considered one of the best walking paths of Kythera. An amazing path full of trees, herbs, and bushes that you will need…

  • Easter Offer

    EASTER OFFER  2014 Periods   3 days (3 nghts-4days) 4 days (4nghts -5days) 5 days (5nghts-6days) Periods 18/4 – 21/4 18/4–22/4 or 17/4–21/4 18/4–23/4 or 17/4 – 22/4 Sole e…

  • A fighting live in the heart of Potamos

    Theodore Mavrogiwrgis (guitar, vocals) and Antonis Chatzikostantis (keyboards, vocals) in a “MACHITIKO”LIVE in the heart of Potamos. Τheodore Mavrogiorgis , a kytherian promising singer, returns to Astikon Music Café with…

  • Kytherian Rhapsody

    Live music Monday-Tuesday: 8/7-9/7 and 15/7-16/7, at the café Arachtopolio in Avlemonas, Kythera. A newly formed band from Kythera is going to entertain you in a 3 hours music program….