YOU SHOULD VISIT
The castle of Kythira is built at Chora with view to the south. It is built by the Venetians in the 16th century and it is a very important sight of the island. Inside and around the castle there are many churches which are dated back to the 15th century. One church is dedicated to Panagia Myrtidiotissa, the protector of the island.
Kapsali, the port of Chora with the twin gulfs.
The Byzantine capital of the island Paleochora and Kaki Lagada, the wonderful exit of Paleochora gorge.
Mylopotamos, the picturesque village at the west with the waterfalls of Fonissa and the Medieval Kato Chora with the Venetian castle and the Byzantine churches inside.
Avlemonas, the lovely small port with the Venetian castle. At the island there are numerous old churches and monasteries.
The main beaches are Diakofti, Paleopoli, Kalathi, Ocheles, Firi Ammos, Melidoni, Kapsali, Agia Pelagia, Fourni, Chalkos, Kabonada and Platia Ammos.
Agia Pelagia: The beach of the homonymous village with sand. It is located at the north side of the island near the villages Potamos and Karavas, an ideal beach for visitors who like to live near the beach. In summer they are organized games for various sports such as Beach Volley Tournament.
Agios Lefteris: A small beach located at the west side of the island with lovely colours.
Vroulea: A secluded small bay with sandy beach
Diakofti: A beach with white sand and shallow water.
Melidoni: A small and secluded beach located at the southwestern part of the island. A small bay with crystal water.
Platia Ammos: A tranquil beach located near the village Karavas. In the area have been built many, well cared rooms to let and restaurants for your lunch after swimming.
Firi Ammos: A beach with small multi-coloured pebbles.
Chalkos: It is a small but one of the loveliest beach of the southern part of Kythira, located near the village Kalamos, a crowded beach mainly for young people.
HOW YOU WILL GET THERE
Everyday at least one flight from Eleftherios Venizelos airport to Kythira airport.
Kythira island is daily connected
by ships from the ports of Piraeus, Gythio, Neapoli of Laconia and Kastelli of Crete Island.