Winter for most is associated with the city. But those who choose to spend a few days in Kythira this season, will discover a hidden natural paradise that moves at a slow pace as if time has stopped.

Here are just a few ideas to have a good time on the island in Winter:


Feasts and Customs

Winter local festivities

Christmas celebrations on the island are special. The villages are dressed with thousands of lanterns conveying the festive atmosphere of the days to the inhabitants.

Carnival on the island is the occasion for a frantic party, teasing and group activities. Participation in the carnival activities is recommended to everyone.

The beautiful Byzantine church of Agios Vlassios near the airport celebrates on February 11 and is worth a visit.


Creating valuable products

Live the winter way of life of the inhabitants of the island

Picking olives in Kythira is a beautiful experience that is worth living. There are businesses on the island that will gladly introduce you to the “liomazoma”.

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A visit to one of the four olive mills of the island will offer you a beautiful experience and knowledge of how the olive oil of Kythera is produced.

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Experience the creation of the delicious pastries of the island in one of the traditional bakeries, making the well-known oil rusks of Kythera.

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Enchanting routes

Discover wonderful landscapes and time-forgotten settlements

Chore – Trachilas | M4

Walk this fascinating circular route that offers a rich view of southern Kythera and stunning views of Chora and the castle.

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Diakofti – Viglatoria | M37

Starting from the sandy beach of Diakofti, the route passes places dotted with dozens of “arches”, as the farmhouses in this part of Kythera are called.

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Amirgiali – Diakopoulianika | M49

Based in the village of Kefalos in Karavas, this route narrates the coexistence of man with nature and how water gives life to all its activities.

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Find out more about your stay

Follow the links below

How to come ?

Find out about the ways you can visit Kythira.

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Where to stay ?

Find out about accommodation options during your visit to Kythira.

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Map of the island

Navigate and get to know the island of Kythera with the interactive map.

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