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Kythera


Attractions


Cave of Agia Sophia:
The cave of Agia Sophia is near Mylopotamos. It is one of the three caves on the Island open to visitors. The cave is very beautiful with stalactites and stalagmites . After the entrance there is a stone church of the 13th century.

Castle of Hora:
Built by the venetians during 13th century. The castle was built with the intention of controlling the sea passages of kythera between the Aegean, Cretan and Ionian seas.

Hitra:
Is located a short distance across the harbor of Kapsali. You can find a large cave with crystal clear waters. You can visit Hytra by boat.

Katouni Bridge:
The largest stone Bridge in Greece. It is 15 metres long & 6 metres wide. The Bridge built by the Kytherian workers during the british administration.

Watermills:
There are 22 watermills which can be found down the valley of Milopotamos. The mills operated by flowing water running down the valley. Continuing your walk you will find beautiful small pools and waterfalls.

Monastery of Panagia Myrtidiotisa:
It is the largest Monastery in Kythera. It is built on a natural rocky opening and is the islands most precious relic.

Site of Paleohora:
It is the largest fortified settlement on Kythera. Paleohora was built in the 12th century as the byzantine capital of the island. Today you will have the opportunity to admire traces of Byzantine Churches, monasteries and houses.

Kythera Wine Festival:
The annual Wine Festival of Kythera takes place in the village of Mitata in August. Locals and visitors all get together to celebrate the production of wine, which is given for free during the festival. On the night , the festival includes traditional food and dancing all night.

Beaches


Beaches close to Petros studios

Kobonada 11 mins from Petrosstudios
A long beach located between Firi Ammos & Kaladi. It has large pebbles and deep waters.

Kaladi 15 mins from Petrosstudios

Beautiful small clean beach, crystal clean waters. Consists of pebbles & rocky landscape. Ideal for swimming & diving.

Halkos 15 mins from Petrosstudios

One of the most beautiful beaches on the Island surrounded by wild beauty. It consists of pebbles & sand.

Firi Ammos 15 mins from Petrosstudios

It is a long beach with red sand & pebbles . It has won an award for its natural beauty and crystal clear waters.

Melidoni

A small bay with fine sand, crystal clear waters and a view to the island of Hytra.

Kapsali 15 mins from Petrosstudios
It is a long sandy beach with tourist facilities.