The traveler to Kythira will find
an unexpected paradise, well guarded
at the point where the Aegean meets
the Ionian Sea. The wild beauty that
welcomes him/her when he/she
approaches from the east, opens the
path of mystery which leads to a
unique world of myths, legends,
history and tradition. The marriage
of East and West has always been the
advantage of the island, either
geopolitically, making it a
commercial station; or culturally,
with the development of a rare mixed
culture; or naturally and
environmentally, combining the
glittering sun of the Aegean Sea
with the euphoria of the Ionian
The old harbor of Kythira. It is
located in the northern part of the
island, between Platia Ammos and
The beach of Agia Pelagia is great for swimming, beach volleyball, water sports and relaxation in the afternoon.
You can taste the local delicacies at the numerous shops along the coastal road.
The Hot spots of Agia Pelagia are: the cave of Agia Sofia, the spring with the crystal clear water on the road, the amazing sunrises in the morning hours and the view of Elafonisos and Cape Maleas.
Nearby beaches ...
Within walking distance of the main beach and to the left, as you look at Agia Pelagia from the sea, there are 3 excellent beaches to visit.
The first is named "Fyri Ammos", the next "Lorentzo" and the third one is the beach of "Lagada" located near the end of the famous gorge of Barbarossa (Paleochora).
Don’t forget to visit
Festivals that stand out
THREE-DAY – FOUR-DAY HOLIDAY 2017
16AprEaster 2017 From Holy Friday to Easter Monday Enjoy Kythira in the spring
01MayInternational Workers' Day The three-day holiday of May Day See Kythira with thousands of colors
05JunPentecost Weekend and H.S. Monday The Great Religious Holiday The official start of the summer