We are proud to announce the kytherian festivals and dances (paniyiri) that will take place on the island this summer! See you there, dancing, drinking, digging!


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Welcome to Kythera, the idyllic birthplace of Aphrodite.  A window in the middle of the Mediterranean. Walk in the paths of the heart and secret loves.

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Κύθηρα, Κυθηρα, Kythera, Kythira, Kithira
Enjoy the beaches of Kythera with your friends. Swim in the Mediterranean. Thera are plenty of them, all so diferrent, so unique! Have a nice stay in Kythera!
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Κύθηρα, Κυθηρα, Kythera, Kythira, Kithira
Kythera is at the cross-path of the civilizations of the Mediterranean - Dorians, Spartans and Athenians, Romans, Byzantines and Venetians...
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Latest News
  • Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to Visit Kythera and Antikythera (news)  |   On Sunday, October 5, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will visit the area of the famous Antikythera shipwreck. The trip comes as a group of Greek, American and Swiss researchers map the the ancient shipwreck’s immediate environs. The international team, which has already started geophysical searches using metal detectors, aims to complete its survey by October 15.
  • In Search of Kythera and Antikythera (news)  |   "In search of Kythera and Antikythera", is the quintessential travel guide to one of Greece’s remaining uncharted islands. Acclaimed travel writer and photographer Tzeli Hadjidimitriou’s, "In search of Kythera and Antikythera" meticulously examines this time-forsaken land. It is THE comprehensive companion for both first-time traveller as well as the seasoned visitor.
  • Return to Antikythera (news)  |   Cue all-round excitement when in October 2012 our team of divers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Hellenic Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities went back for a proper look. The divers used James Bond-style closed circuit rebreathers and diver propulsion vehicles equipped, with high-resolution video cameras. In eight operational days, we circumnavigated the island at about 40 metres depth. At the wreck site, we found artifacts scattered over a wide area of the steep, rocky sea floor. These include intact pottery, the ship’s lead anchor and some puzzling bronze objects. The team believes that hundreds more items could be buried in the sediment nearby.
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Events
  • Panigyri of the Myrtidiotissa in California (events) Kytherian Society of California, Panigyri of the Myrtidiotissa October 5, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - Church Services & Artoklasia 12:00 p.m. - Luncheon
  • Vassilis from Belgium @ Lagada Beach (events) Vassilis from Bruseles, Belgium and the Dali's Bar acts on the decks of Lagada Beach in Agia Pelagia, on Thursday 14th, 2014, after 23.00. Fresh sounds from Europe will fly tour senses in an non stop 5hours dj-set. Eclectic Progressive House Music for the full active dance community of the island! Enjoy the night till the sunrise, only in Lagada.
  • An Exhibition of Memory & Retrospection (events) The Kythera Folklore Collection would like to invite you to its exhibition: “An Exhibition of Memory & Retrospection through printed material and photographs - Newspapers, Magazines & Photographic material from the Archives of the Kythera Folklore Collection” which will take place at the MERCATO exhibition center in Chora, Kythera from 18th to 20th August 2014 and hours 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
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  • According to Hesiod’s myth Aphrodite was born in the sea of Kythera
  • "Un mondo fa un mondo, e il Cerigo un altro mondo". All the world is a world and Kythera is another world. venetian proverb