Kythira

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Kythira

Kythira

Kythira is an island in Greece lying opposite the south-eastern tip of the Peloponnese peninsula. It is traditionally listed as one of the main Ionian Islands. It is believed the birthplace of Aphrodite. Kythira is an ideal place for those seeking for peaceful  holidays and great experience. The island is very agricultural and green which  reminds of the island of Crete, with a plethora of villages, each with its own distinct character. There are many sights to visit including the Agia Sofia Cave and the Medieval Castle of Hora. You will also discover wonderful  beaches which the most popular  are Kapsali, Agia Pelagia, Halkos and others. There are things to do and activities in Kythira such as hiking around the island taking you to discover small churches, secluded beaches and amazing mountainous scenery. Hiking is appropriate in autumn or spring rather than in peak season while it is too hot. Each region of the island has a unique traditional character with various accommodations, places to eat and different shops to buy memorable gifts of Kythira.
►Local products of Kythira include the honey of Kythira which is considered best in the world and olive oil. Also other products such as sausages, herbs, almonds and fruits.
►The main regions of Kythira island are Agia Pelagia, Avlemonas, Diakofti, Hora, Livadi, Mylopotamos.


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How To Get There

  Ferries - You can reach Kythira with ferries which depart from Gythio in the Peloponnese and from Kissamos in Crete three times a week. Also there is a connection from port Neapolis in Peloponnese daily. From Piraeus port only during summer it departs once a week to reach to Kythira. Search & Book your ferry around the Greek Islands.

 

Flights - There is an airport which receives only flights from Athens and lasts about 1 hour. During summer some flights arrive from Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Corfu. Search & Book your flight to Greece!

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