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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