Palaiochora the Mystras of Kythira

Palaiochora, also known as "Mystras of Kythira", is a medieval castle-state built on top of a hill in the northwestern part of the island. It is one of the most important historical and cultural sights of Kythira, with a rich history dating back to the 12th century. It is one of the most interesting destinations on the island due to its rich history, traditional architecture and natural...

Παραλία Καλάμι Κυθηρα

Virgin and unspoilt beaches of Kythira

Where time seems to have stopped, where today's man perceives the authentic natural environment in all its dimensions, where nature continues to evolve unaffected, where our care for the preservation of these sensitive environments such as the beaches must be especially increased now and in the next generations. What does virgin beach mean? The term "virgin beach" has a double...

Δρομολόγια πλοίων για Κύθηρα

I missed the boat what to do?

Get updated with useful instructions and tips for passengers who miss the ship due to its delay, but also what happens when the passenger arrives late at the port and misses the ship? Delay or change of route If you miss your ship due to a delay, or an unexpected change in its schedule, here are some steps you can take: Contact the shipping company: Telephone: Contact the ferry company...

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The wines of Kythira

Kythira is known for producing excellent wines, which are part of the island's rich winemaking tradition. Viticulture on the island dates back to ancient times and its wines were known and appreciated throughout the Greek world. The vineyards of Kythira thrive in a variety of aromatic and flavorful varieties, catapulting the quality of their wine. The wines of Kythira are usually light to...

Νυχτερινός ουρανός Κυθήρων

Astrotourism in Kythira

Kythira, the picturesque island geographically located between the Peloponnese and Crete, is an ideal destination for astrotourism. The starry sky in Kythera is one of the most impressive that one can see in Europe. The absence of light pollution on the island allows the stars to shine with unprecedented brightness and clarity. In fact, the island was an astronomical observatory for the Minoans from...

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