A "Voyage to Kythira" shall be a trip you will never forget. Kythira Island is unique because it combines amazing natural scenery and villages with architectural elegance. Kythira attracts many foreign as well as Greek visitors who seek a relaxing place, carefree summer elegance, close to nature and history.
The main villages of Kythira are: Chora with its castle, the small village of Kapsali, which has the most vivid nightlife, the resort of Agia Pelagia in the north and other villages in the mainland. The visitor should definitely go to Mylopotamos village with a picturesque square, the ruins of the Venetian castle and the beautiful surrounding nature with small waterfalls.
Stunning beaches that will amaze you with their wild beauty and crystal clear waters are accessible either by sea or by rough paths. It is recommended to rent a rib boat and visit the island’s beaches as well as one of the most spectacular places in Kythira that is the Chitra islet, which lies in a short distance across the port of Kapsali. The islet features a sea cave on its south side with enchanting colors inside and outside the water. At the end of the cave, there is a sanctuary for seals.
A very beautiful place to visit in Kythira by road is Avlemonas. It resembles a natural pool and its water is crystal clear.
Local flavors that should be tried are stuffed squash flowers, “xinochontro” (trachanas with goat milk) with eggplant and “plagiomanous symporou” (beans sown in a special field).
Exclusive sea taxi is offered to take you, whenever you wish, to nearby places such as Monemvasia and the amazing Elafonisos.