Kythnos is a beautiful mountainous island of the Cyclades close to Athens. Popular for the Athenians to pop over for a weekend or for tourists can also visit if staying in Athens. Kythnos has a wild natural landscape, elegant architecture and beautiful beaches. Messaria or Hora the capital and the region Driopida stand out for their traditional character, whitewashed house, narrow streets, stone windmills and light blue domes while the area of Loutra is where most of the tourist facilities are located.
Local products of the island include honey, kopanitsi cheese, caper, almond based marzipans, wines and the pasteli which is sesame bar with honey.
The main regions of Kythnos are Driopida, Loutra, Messaria
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