Shopping in Kythira
In Kythira there are many shops mainly in the tourist and commercial villages of the island. You will find most of them in Chora, Livadi, Karvounades, Potamos and Agia Pelagia.
In addition to the classic purchases that the visitor can make on the island, you will find unique local products in some shops such as semprevina compositions (of the local amaranth flower), salt flower from the natural salt pans of Kythira, pure thyme honey, virgin olive oil from arid olive groves of the island etc.
A visit to the three wineries of the island will give you the opportunity to try and buy the interesting wines of Kythera. Finally, in the traditional bakeries of the island, you will get the various types of the well-known oil rusk.
Do not forget to try the Tsirigotiko liqueur “Fatourada”, a local tsipouro enriched with sugar and cinnamon cloves which is drunk plain or with ice and is admittedly excellent.