Sunset in Kythira

Ηλοβασήλεμα Κυθηρα

The view of the sunset in Kythera is magnificent, in many parts of the western side of the island, overlooking the Ionian Sea. The colors of the sunset are unique. The sky is painted in shades of orange, red, purple and pink, creating a dreamy landscape. Some of the most popular and picturesque spots are starting from north to south.

Where will I see the most beautiful sunset in Kythira?

Moudario Lighthouse is located at the northernmost tip of the island, and offers a panoramic view of the imposing mountains of the Peloponnese, Cape Tainaros, and the Laconian Gulf. The view of the sun setting behind the cliffs is very impressive.

Lykodimos Beach is an isolated small beach with fine sand and crystal clear waters under rocky cliffs. Ideal for enjoying a romantic sunset after a delightful bath.

Agios Nikolaos Krassas Kythera
Magnificent sunset from the chapel of Agios Nikolaos Krasas overlooking the Ionian Sea.

The castle of Kato Chora Mylopotamos in Kythira is indeed one of the best places to see the sunset. The view from the castle is simply magnificent. You can see the Ionian Sea stretching out in front of you, with the surrounding mountains creating a beautiful backdrop. The atmosphere in the castle during sunset is peaceful and romantic. It is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Agios Nikolaos Krassas, the small church built on a cliff, overlooking the Ionian Sea. The location offers peace and quiet, ideal for getting lost in the colors of the sunset.

The Castle of Chora is located in Chora, the capital of the island on top of steep cliffs. From above you can enjoy a panoramic view of the east coast and three seas, the Cretan, the Aegean and the Ionian. The sunset from the castle if the castle hours allow it is breathtaking.

Besides the aforementioned, there are other spots in Kythira that offer beautiful sunsets. It is worth exploring the island and discovering your own favorite spot! Make sure to get to your sunset spot early to get a good spot. If you want to enjoy the sunset in peace, prefer one of the more secluded spots. In addition, you can take a boat cruise to see the sunset from the sea.

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