What is Kythira famous for?

What is Kythira famous for?

Kythira Greece is a beautiful island located in the southern part of Peloponnese. Kythira (or Kythera) stands out for its Medieval architecture, secluded beaches, and wonderful natural setting. One of the most iconic sites in Kythira is the Venetian Castle above Chora Kythira, the island’s capital.

How do you get to Kythira Greece?

The best way to get to Kythira is traveling by boat from the port of Neapolis, on the south of the Peloponnese. There are daily ferry routes, and the trip does not last more than one and a half hours. You can also board a boat departing from the port of Gythio, also in the Peloponnese, three times per week.

How do you get to Kythira from UK?

Fly London Heathrow to Athens, train, car ferry

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Athens (ATH)
  2. Take the train from Athens Airport to Piraeus.
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kýthira.

What is the population of Kythira?

3,354 inhabitants
Kythira has a population of 3,354 inhabitants and an area of ​​279,6 km ². The climate is mild Mediterranean, has lush vegetation by a large biodiversity in wild flowers and herbs.

How big is the island of Kythira?

107.3 mi²Cythera / Area
Kythera island have an area of 278 km² and it is one of the larger Greek islands. The length of its coastlines is about 90 km.

Is there a ferry from Kythira to Crete?

Getting back and forth from Kythira to Crete is easy as ferries can be found only during high season though to 1f the ports of Crete. There are ferry companies operating from Kythira to Kissamos. Kissamos is a seaside town 36 km east of Chania, Crete. It’s the perfect base for day-tripping to Balos by boat.

How big is Kythira Greece?

Kythira has a land area of 279.593 square kilometres (107.95 sq mi); it is located at the southwestern exit from the Aegean Sea, behind Cape Malea. The rugged terrain is a result of prevailing winds from the surrounding seas which have shaped its shores into steep rocky cliffs with deep bays.

What is a Kytherian?

Kythira (/kɪˈθiːrə/, /ˈkɪθɪrə/; Greek: Κύθηρα, [ˈciθira], also transliterated as Cythera, Kythera and Kithira) is an island in Greece lying opposite the south-eastern tip of the Peloponnese peninsula. It is traditionally listed as one of the seven main Ionian Islands, although it is distant from the main group.

How do I get from Athens to Kythera?

By Ferry from Athens The route Piraeus, Kythera, Kissamos (Crete), AntiKythera and Gythion is operated by the ferry Ionis. From the airport in Athens, you can travel by bus or metro to the port of Piraeus in about 1 hour. From here the ferry to Kythera departs two times per week.

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