Kythira belongs to the Ionian Island group and is sometimes called the Island of Aphrodite, because, according to a legend, it is here where Aphrodite was born. Kythira is a quiet island which has not yet been affected by mass tourism like some other Greek islands, but that does not mean that Kythira is not a wonderful tourist destination, too. The island offers stunningly beautiful landscapes, lovely white sand beaches and a special, warm and authentic charm. Stay in one of the excellent holiday homes Kythira can offer and relax on the beach, enjoy a couple of drinks in the beach bar and taste the undeniably delicious Greek cuisine.
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Kythira has about 50 towns and villages, most of which are located in the mountainous areas rather than on the seaside. While you are staying in holiday rentals Kythira can provide, visit Chora's beautiful castle, Diakofti, a little harbour town in the East of the island or Agia Pelagia in the North from where you can catch the ferry to Peloponnes. The picturesque church in Mylopotamos is also well worth a visit. While you are staying in Kythira holiday homes, you might also visit the traditional pottery workshop of the Roussos family in Kato Livadi. Maybe buy a souvenir for the loved ones at home over here. In the South and in the East of the island, you will find the most beautiful beaches like Kapsali, Sparagario, Chalkos, Fyri Ammos, Kaladi or Lorentzo beach. Other than that, there is an abundance of Byzantine churches and Venetian castles, cloisters and forts on the island. Kythira offers a very special type of accommodation, too. In Livadi, you can stay in a windmill studio. How exciting would that be? Several holiday homes Kythira can offer will have terraces and sunbeds, so you can forget the worries of everyday life and just relax. Wherever you decide to stay on Kythira, a trip to this wonderful Greek island will be an excellent choice!
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