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Fyri ammos beach Kythira

The long beach Fyri ammos is one of the most famous beaches in Kythira, because prize of the blue flag that won in the past for its clear waters. Access is from the villages or Fratsia and Karvounades towards Paleopolis, both tracks are interesting landscape. It consists of fine reddish sand with pebbles in many [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

The small beach located east side of Kythira, consists of reddish sand and small pebbles, is organized, is cosmopolitan and one of the nicest on the island. Access is from the village of Kalamos and the road is paved almost to the beach. Overlooking the Cretan sea and the small islet Chytra. Pictured above panoramic [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Kalami Beach located in the center and west side of Kythira, is one of the most small and picturesque beaches on the island, overlooking the Ionian Sea. It consists of coarse and fine pebbles, shaped like a horseshoe, surrounded by steep high cliffs. The path to the beach passes through the village Mylopotamos, one of [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

The Byzantine church of Agia Varvara in photo, was built in the 13th century in castle of Paleochora in center of Kythira. Do Monemvasia great example of great architecture and harmonious proportions. Today stands majestically in the landscape, drawing from memories of times when the city was called Saint Demetrius, was the capital of the [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

In the photo spreads majestic grove setting the landscape on Kythera, as in ancient years the cultivation of olive trees, was a human activity that was in harmony with the natural environment. Presentation slideshow with pictures of the most beautiful landscapes in Kythera. The area of ​​natural beauty with the Millers Falls, the gorge of [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

In photo beside, the Kaladi beach is located east side of Kythira island and consists of two bays, between them a large rock with sea cave. It is considered one of the nicest on the island and attracts many visitors during the summer. Presentation slideshow collection of photos from the beautiful beaches of Kythira. The [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Mills In the photo above, agelong tree in the area of ​​natural beauty in a mill or mills Mylopotamos, center west of Kythira. The past decades the site has dozens of stone mills for processing products remain today some of them, and arched stone bridges, which beneath the waters flowing from springs, which form in [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

A detailed road map for Kythira Greek island, click to enlarge! See all the villages, nature places, the beaches around the island, historical monuments and monasteries, places of natural beauty. Do not miss a spectacular tour experience, the biggest project that was to Kythira, with very detailed ineractive map with all the attractions that includes [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Kythira located between Crete and Peloponnese, between that two Joined tourist areas of Greece, so there is access from this the two regions and of course from the capital Athens. Ferries From the port of Piraeus, the ship Vitsentzos Kornaros, also has response from Kastelli in Crete and the Peloponnese Gytheion, see the schedule for [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Kythira in recent years has been a great tourist development, which led to the creation of quality tourist accommodation units on the island. There are beachfront accommodations, but also within the island and the choice between the two lies in personal taste and needs of visitors. Both these areas are bound to compensate the most [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

[pullquote align=”right”]After more than a century after the lifting of the ancient Antikythera load, the remains of a Roman ship of the Hellenistic Age was first presented together at the National Archaeological Museum.[/pullquote] It was May 1900 and sponge divers from Symi, due to heavy storm makes an obligatory stop on Antikythera. When the sea [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

[pullquote align=”left”] The computer of antiquity! It was Astrolabe, Planetarium, Astronomical clock, or maybe something more?[/pullquote] It took eight months of recovering from the sea of Antikythira the open sea of the Kythira island, to understand this square box that came to the surface along with works of art was something quite special. Today scientists [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Each cave is a unique miracle of nature, but when human activity interferes in this positive, then we are truly a very rare result. A gem of nature with human touch! Such is the case of the Cave of Saint Sophia Mylopotamos, where the creation of nature was united in perfect harmony with human work, [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

[pullquote align=”right”]The Mills area with its unique beauty defines the identity of the island from one and the other jewelry that featured as many islands would envy![/pullquote] [spacer size=”30″] [quote style=”1″]Not many years have passed since the rich vegetation of closed paths carved by human passage and maintained by wild goats, and the area became [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Byzantine and post Byzantine period. The first official reference to Kythera during the Byzantine period is that of 530, where the island is mentioned among the areas covered at the throne of Constantinople, while mentioned in the same century as the seat Metropolis. He has expressed the view that the Bishop was likely to be [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Mythology – Classical period. Hesiod in his Theogony says that Saturn in the struggle for power cut off the genitals of his father Uranus, who died in the Sea of Kythira. From the foam created the Goddess Aphrodite was born. Then the waves swept away the Goddess in Cyprus, where he also worshiped as a [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Fatourada, sweet and delicious local liqueur spirit made from pure raki, cinnamon and cloves. It could be seen as a liqueur of Cythera! Rozedes, sweeter than honey, oblong-shaped, made from almond meal, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, kept for months without losing its wonderful flavor. Diples, differ from the Cretan xerotigana for delicate workmanship that resemble water [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

A walk around Kythira, the island of celestial Aphrodite and pure love, a place that worth to visiting anyway! The map includes tourist route around the island in some of the major attractions, including villages, castles, beaches, natural landscapes. Do not forget to enjoy a fascinating tour around the Kythira in the top places, with [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Thyme Honey. It is the most famous product of Kythera and this is due to taste, as derived from thyme which gives a nicer flavor than other honeys. The Tsar of Russia Alexius chose only honey from Kythira! Generally, honey as human food is one of the most valuable, nutritious and healthier foods. Hippocrates and [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Kythera although between Peloponnese and Crete is one of the islands that have been slow to develop an organized tourist activity, which eventually worked to the advantage of the island, protecting the traditional style. Today we are lucky to present you some of the most beautiful traditional villages of Kythera still give off their original [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Kythera Island is of moderate size, the plain and many ravines that collect lots of water and maintain lush, most of these valleys into the sea, forming beautiful beaches around the island. We present some of the most beautiful beaches of Kythira in the blue waters to swim they deserve. The presentation starts from the [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

The historical monuments of Kythira Kythera millennia of history and references from mythology have to show number of important historical events depicted in the presence of monuments that define the character of the island. Recent archaeological excavations have revealed in recent years in the St. George in the only mountain in Greece Minoan peak sanctuary, [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

The natural beauty of Kythira island is an attraction for hikers, especially in recent years there is a large increase of visitors dealing systematically with this sport. Indeed, they are indicative of organized tourist groups particularly from the Netherlands that the period of spring and autumn seasons are ideal for hiking, navigate to the island [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

Kythira island Kythira or otherwise Tsirigo located south of the Peloponnese and northern of western Crete, washed by Myrtoo sea from east, by west from Ionian and Cretan sea from south. An area of ​​2,450 square kilometers and the geography of island is a plateau with mountains, the tallest is Mermigkaris with 550 meters in [...]

Fyri ammos beach Kythira

The Island of Heavenly Aphrodite and pure love. Kythira is situated between Crete and the Peloponnese, thus maintaining a unique beauty that reminds the visitor of the island these two major locations. The tourist guide to Kythira is meant to highlight with impressive presentations Kithira, inviting visitors to kithera.gr to organize a trip to the [...]

Fyri ammos beach

The long beach Fyri ammos is one of the most famous beaches in Kythira, because prize of the blue flag that won in the past for its clear waters. Access is from the villages or Fratsia and Karvounades towards Paleopolis, both tracks are interesting landscape. It consists of fine reddish sand with pebbles in many [...]

Kythira Beaches

Chalkos beach in Kythira

The small beach located east side of Kythira, consists of reddish sand and small pebbles, is organized, is cosmopolitan and one of the nicest on the island. Access is from the village of Kalamos and the road is paved almost to the beach. Overlooking the Cretan sea and the small islet Chytra. Pictured above panoramic [...]

Kythira Beaches

Kalami beach

Kalami Beach located in the center and west side of Kythira, is one of the most small and picturesque beaches on the island, overlooking the Ionian Sea. It consists of coarse and fine pebbles, shaped like a horseshoe, surrounded by steep high cliffs. The path to the beach passes through the village Mylopotamos, one of [...]

Kythira Beaches