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A foretaste

THE ISLAND OF ROMANCE: Amazing sunset at the castle of Mylopotamos in Kato Chora

KIND PEOPLE: Do not hesitate to ask local people for directions. They are always willing to assist.

ASTONISHING BEACHES: East: Diakofti, Kaladi, Paleopoli, Componada
North: Kakia Laggada, Fournoi, Furi Ammos
West: Melidoni, Kalami
South: Chalkos, Furi Ammos,  Sparaggario

GOOD FOOD:   Ydragogeio (Kapsali),  Platanos (Mylopotamos),  Panaretos ( Potamos),  Skandeia ( Paleopoli) , Traditional Kafeneio Michalis (Mitata), Zefyros (Diakofti), Filio (Kalamos), Scholeio (Ag. Pelagia), Toxotis (Livadi)

PICTURESQUE VILLAGES:
Mylopotamos, the picturesque village on the west part of the island. The waterfalls of Fonissa and Kato Chora with the Venetian castle and the Byzantine churches is just amazing to visit
Avlemonas, the lovely small port
Karavas, Colourful village, famous for Amir Ali water springs.
Chora, The queen of Kythera
Kapsali, famous for its nightlife
Kalokairines, one of the most characteristic Kytherian villages
Potamos, commercial center of the island.

WALKING ROUTES: Watermills (Mylopotamos), Amir Ali Water springs (Karavas), Water springs (Trifillianika), Dog and Cat cave and Watersprings in Viaradika, Paleochora canyon.

MONASTERIES: Saint John the cliff ( Kapsali), Moni Myrtidion, Saint Elessa, Saint Moni.

FESTIVALS: Wine festival  on August,  Karavas Festival on August, Potamos Festival (15/8), Fratsia Festival (22/8), Livadi Festival (20/7), Avlemonas Festival (25/7), Kalamos Festival (15/9), Agia Pelagia Festival (22/9).

Traditional & local products: Fatourada, Olive oil, Honey, Oil rusks.

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