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Kythira Villages

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 flavor, and worth a visit. The presentation starts from the north and the south ends. [note color="#fff5dc"]Tip! If you like exploration, Kithera.gr presentation provides the greatest ever to Kythira, with all the villages, beaches, monuments, landscapes, and from 8 Live road maps for each site separately. Explore everything on the island with an interactive guide map a real treat, under Kythira sights and have fun![/note] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Karavas Located in the north of the island. It is picturesque village with many traditional houses architecture influenced by the Peloponnese. It consists of many villages built on low hills in a beautiful natural environment with lush vegetation, trees and ravines with running water. Sights, Amir Ali, the old route Platia sand. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Moudariou lighthouse, the beach sand Platia, Gerakari. [/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
The traditional village of Karavas Kythira

The picturesque village houses built amphitheater in the hills.

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Agia Pelagia of Kythira

The beach of Agia Pelagia.

[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"]Agia Pelagia Located north and west of the island. It is one of the largest villages in Kythira. It's touristic, built near the sea. It has a large beach of fine pebbles and sand. Agia Pelagia is one of the two major ports of the island. Sightseeing, Beach Sand Firi. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Kaki Lagada, Karavas, Gerakari.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Potamos Located in the north and center of the island. It is the largest village of Kythira and is one of the most important commercial centers, while maintaining the scenic character. River many traditional houses with architecture influenced by the Peloponnese and several classic, creating a combination of architectural interest. Sights, The Bazaar with local products is Sunday. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: The castle of Paleochora, the monastery of St. Theodore.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
Potamos village in Kythira

Neoclassical house in Potamos.

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Το χωριό Πιτσινάδες στα Κύθηρα

The pine square.

[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"]Pitsinades The village lies at the head of the island built on a hill. Village is picturesque and well maintained many traditional homes, samples of northern Kythera influenced architecture of the Peloponnese. In recent years they have restored many of them properly. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: The castle of Paleochora, the Potamos, the monastery of St. Theodore.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Aroniadika Located centrally on the island, on the crossroads of two main roads of Kythira. It is a village of moderate size, and featured traditional graphic. The architecture is the combination of the two dominant trends in the island's northern trend influenced by the southern Peloponnese and influenced by Crete. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Pitsinades the River, the Aloizianika.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
The traditional village of Kythira Aroniadika

View from the houses.

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The picturesque village of Kythira Aloizianika

Aloizianika the picturesque streets with traditional houses.

[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"]Aloizianika Located at the head of the island, built on a hill with panoramic views. Village is small, picturesque and well maintained many traditional houses with lush courtyards. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Pitsinades, Aroniadika, Mitata.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Diakofti Located to the west and center. It is beachfront and is the main port in response to Kythira from Piraeus to Crete and Laconia Naples. He has sandy beach and traditional houses built along it. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: The Monastery of Aghia Moni.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
The village of Kythira Diakofti

Panoramic views from the monastery of Agia Moni.

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The traditional village Mylopotamos in Kythira

The pride in the central square of reach.

[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"]Mylopotamos The village Mylopotamos in Kythira located center west of the island. It took its name from the many mills that had been previously. It is a village tour, featured traditional and the settlement of Lower Town preserved. It has abundant water and lush valleys and planes. Sightseeing, Waterfall Fairy, the Mills, the Monastery of Our Lady Orfanos, the Cave of Agia Sofia, the Low Country Castle, St. Peter, the beach Limionas.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Kato Chora of Mylopotamos Located west of the island, Mylopotamos. It is the first settlement of the village that was built there because of protection from pirates that gave the location, with views to the sea and the topography. In the village there are still houses authentic examples of traditional architecture Mylopotamos and some of them are among the oldest in Kythera. The site is marked and preserved the layout is very interesting. Sights, The English School, the Venetian castle in Lower Country. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Mylopotamos, the cave of St. Sophia, the Virgin Mary Monastery orphan, the Limionas, beach Limionas.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
The traditional settlement Kato Hora in Kythera

General view of the medieval village, part of the wall of the castle.

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The square in the village Mitata.

View from the main square.

[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"]Mitata Located in the center and west of the island and is built on a hill with panoramic views to the south side of the island is spectacular. It is picturesque village with many traditional houses. The area south of the village is rich in vegetation, with great variety of trees and plants. Attractions, the Wine Festival in August. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Viaradika, the Aloizianika.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Viaradika Located in the center and west of the island and is situated amidst lush vegetation with a large variety of trees and plants. The region has enough water and ravines with trees. It is a small village populated by traditional and neoclassical houses. Sights, The fountain, the ravine. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Mitata the Aloizianika.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
Viaradika village

The village Viaradika head in Kythera.

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The picturesque village of Kythira Avlemonas

The picturesque harbor of Avlemonas.

[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"]Avlemonas Located west of the island and is situated between two seaside and small calm bays. It is picturesque tourist village has many traditional houses and the architecture has been influenced Aegean Sea. In the sea of Avlemonas sunk in September 1802 the ship Mentor which Lord Elgin brought the marbles. So for a time the marbles found in the sea of Kythera until the salvage divers from Malta. Sights, The Castel of small Venetian Avlemonas. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Skandia, Paleopoli.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Paleopolis Located west of the island is small and sparsely populated village, with picturesque houses, built in the inner side of the beach among lush vegetation. The village is built on a hill and has beautiful views over the Cretan Sea and the kettle. Attractions, the beach or beach Paleopolis Piazza. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Avlemonas, Castel Avlemonas of the Skandia.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
Paleopolis village in Kythira

Courtyard house in the village.

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The village of Kythira Drymonas

The houses of Drymonas.

[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"]Drymonas Located east of the island and is built at the foot of the mountain consists of two settlements. The surrounding area has crops with vines. The village is picturesque with many traditional houses. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: The Monastery Agios Kosmas, the beach Melidoni Monastery bilberry, Livadi.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Livadi Located in the south and center of the island on the main road. It's large village and one of the largest shopping centers of Kythira. The village has several houses and several classic. In the settlement of Lower Meadow is Katouni which is the largest stone bridge in Greece and was built in the era of British rule. Here is housed the Museum's extraordinary collection of Byzantine frescoes, admission is free. Sights, The Katouni, the Museum of Byzantine frescoes. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: The Byzantine church of Agios Dimitrios, Drymonas.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
Livadi village

Restoration projects in the Byzantine Church in Livadi.

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The capital of Kythera Chora

Picturesque alley in the back country and the great castle.

[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"]Chora Located south of the island and is the capital of Kythira. It is built on top of a mountain and has excellent views in all directions. The village is traditional with interesting architecture and some of the houses are among the oldest on the island. Sights, The Castle, the Archaeological Museum. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Kapsali, St. Demetrios.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="0" style="1"]Kapsali Located in the southernmost part of the island. Village is picturesque, coastal and built along two beautiful bays that form omega. It is the cosmopolitan area of Kythera. He has a great beach with sand and pebbles. Its location overlooking the town and Castle to the south and the pressure on the Mediterranean sea. The nearest attractions on the map presentations are: Country, Castle Country, the vrachonisida Pot.[/column] [column size="1-2" last="1" style="1"] [spacer size="25"]
Kpsali village

Panoramic view of the cosmopolitan village.

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  • tomas February 21, 2013, 11:30

    how many beautiful villages, and I never had no information about this island ..
    nice!!!

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