The Kythira

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Kythira different but wonderful

If you look at a map of Kythira, you will notice that the geography of the island is somewhat special. The island is located just off the coast of the Peloponnese, and is closer to Crete than any other island in Greece. From all the old nautical references, the island was at the crossroads of sea travel routes, which gave it great importance. This situation subjected its first inhabitants to the...

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Kythira a wonderful getaway

Looking for a great escape from your hectic city life? Why not go to Kythira, a beautiful Greek island where you will be "transported" to another time of the year. The name Kythira translates into English Kythira. This island is also known as Tsirigo, which according to legend is the island of the goddess Urania Aphrodite and Pure Love. It is located in Southern Greece between the islands of Crete...

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Photographic Tours of Kythira

Kythira the beautiful island located in Greece and belonging to the Ionian Islands. It is the place where the goddess of pure love Aphrodite emerged from the waters of the sea, according to mythology. This place is also known as Tsirigo or Porphyrousa in ancient times. Traveling there is easy, because Kythira has a modern airport and in the summer there are daily flights from Athens, and ferry...

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The traditional villages of Kythira

Mylopotamos, one of the most beautiful villages in Kythira, is located in the center west of the island, it is traditional, with the medieval settlement of Kato Chora preserved. It has many springs that soften abundant waters, along green paths with rich vegetation of centuries-old plane trees, forming small picturesque lakes and waterfalls along the way. The village has many attractions, such as...

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The Beaches of Kythira

Summer holidays mean a carefree life, endless walks in the wonderful natural environment of the island, relaxation and enjoyment on the wonderful beaches with blue waters, and of course it is no coincidence that an island like Kythira offers unlimited options to the visitor with many and different categories from beaches. On the island you will find pristine beaches such as Kalami just 5...

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Discover Kythira

Kythira or otherwise Tsirigo, the beautiful island between three seas, the Ionian, the Myrtoos and the Cretan, awaits you this summer for sunny holidays, ideal for families, groups, but also for those who prefer to travel alone. Kythira is located between Crete and the Peloponnese, thus maintaining a unique rare beauty in flora and fauna that reminds the visitor of the island of these two important...

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Marked hiking trails of Kythira

Τthe wonderful natural environment of Kythira becomes a pole of attraction for hiking lovers, especially in recent years there has been a large increase in the number of visitors to the island who systematically engage in this sport. In fact, it is indicative of the organized tourist groups, especially from the Netherlands, that in the spring and autumn, seasons ideal for hiking, tour the island on...

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Ancient travelers

In the rota of the sailors of antiquity, 10 oarsmen who, starting from Kythera, aspire to reach Crete with a raft of reeds are determined to march. 10 rowers of the first mariners group were inspired by the sailors of antiquity, who decided to start from Kythera on June 2, 2014, and reach Crete ending in Gavdos with a reed raft. Using the same materials and stone tools used by the first prehistoric...

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Sweet flavors of Kythira

Faturada, tasty and sweet local alcoholic drink made from pure tsipouro, cinnamon and cloves. It could also be considered as the liquor of Kythera! Rosedes, thyme honey sweets, in oblong shape, made from almond, semolina, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, which are kept for many months without losing their wonderful taste. Diples, they differ from Cretan xerotigana for their delicate construction that...

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The sights of Kythira

Traditional Villages Chora, the capital of Kythira, built on a hill next to the great Venetian castle and with a panoramic view of three seas. In the center of the island is Mylopotamos where there is the location of Myloi with running water, stone bridges and traditional water mills and is one of the most visited attractions on the island. In the Kato Chora settlement of Mylopotamos with an...

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