Athens National Archaeological Museum

Athens is a city with rich history, traced back to the antiquity. Concepts like Philosophy, Democracy, Politics and Arts flourished on this ground and shaped the world as we know it. So it is only fair that Athens National Archaeological Museum has a lot to say. It is a museum located in the center of …

Kithira: Mylopotamos & the Venetian Castle

Mylopotamos is one of the most famous and picturesque villages in Kithira. There are various sights and attractions there to see, including the ruins of the medieval times. And the landscapes are quite remarkable! Let alone the fact that there is significant historic value in the wider area. Traces of past civilizations, influences from the …

Best Kithira Beaches to Start Dreaming Again

Kithira is a magical place, indeed! Nature has certainly outdone itself here, with the splendid landscapes and the endless blue of the sea and the horizon. Filled with verdant forests and plains, perfectly carved mountains and hills, the island is a sight for sore eyes. And in this article, we are going to focus on …

A Journey to Paleochora & Medieval Kithira

In the northeastern part of Kithira lies Paleochora. This has been the former capital of the island, under the name of Agios Dimitrios. It is built on the foot of a hill and bears medieval characteristics. It is no wonder why it has been called Mystras of Kithira, since the Monemvasians were the ones who …

Kapsali & the Twin Bays

Kapsali is perhaps the most popular tourist hub on the island of Kithira. Located in the southernmost part of the island, it is a lovely seaside village with a special characteristic. It features two wonderful bays, inviting you to swim or just gaze at the sea and the tiny islet of Chytra in the middle. …

The Cave of Agia Sophia in Kithira

Definitely a wow factor on the island of Kithira is the Cave of Agia Sophia. The cave is located in Mylopotamos, just a little above sea level (60 meters). There are stalactites and stalagmites, adding to the natural beauty inside. Years and years of slight water drops have carved their presence underground. And the outcome …

Church of Agios Nikolaos in Koufonisia

Back in the day, there was a Byzantine church in Koufonisia dedicated to Saint Nicholas. Now this church has been ruined. But fortunately, in its place there is the brand new Church of Agios Nikolaos. A chapel that you are going to love at first sight. Not just for its distinguished architecture, but also for …

The Altar of Prophitis Ilias in Koufonisia

Prophet Elijah is remembered on every single part of Greece and mostly on the islands. It is true that you will find at least one church or smaller chapel bearing that name, anywhere you go. And in most cases, these churches are built on the highest spot of the specific place. In Koufonisia, the altar …

Avlemonas: A Traditional Seaside Village in Kithira

Set in the eastern part of Kithira, Avlemonas is one of the most picturesque villages on the island. Once you reach the area, you are instantly blown away by the charming Cycladic flair all around you. It is as if dovey white houses have been built along the shore, in pursuit of the foamy waves …

The Magical Kithira Watermills in Neraida Ravine

Travelers reaching the picturesque village of Mylopotamos in Kithira are spellbound by the beauty and dazzling landscapes all around. The area seems like it has been left untouched by the toll of time and modernity. This is definitely an extraordinary place to be and a little further from Mylopotamos another surprise lies ahead. It is …