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  Kythira Travel Information and Services for your holidays, vacation or honeymoon by Windmills Travel
The island of Kythira (also frequently spelled Kithira) is technically part of the Ionian chain, although it is quite far from the other islands of the chain, since it actually lies at the foot of the southernmost part of the Peloponnese, pointing the way to Crete.
Pelagia on its northeast coast, not far from the Peloponnese; and in the south, at Kapsali, two kilometers from the tiny capital of the island, Kythira or Chora.
Kythira is primarily a farming island, with low mountains (the highest of which is less than 500 meters), steep cliffs, and very deep bays; the islanders grow wheat, barley, and grapes, and tend olive groves for their own olive oil consumption.
www.windmillstravel.com /destination.php?id=36&type=island   (417 words)

  
  Kythira Island, Greece - Information Travel Services Photos Itinerary Vacation
The island of Kythira (also frequently spelled Kithira) is technically part of the Ionian chain, although it is quite far from the other islands of the chain, since it actually lies at the foot of the southernmost part of the Peloponnese, pointing the way to Crete.
Pelagia on its northeast coast, not far from the Peloponnese; and in the south, at Kapsali, two kilometers from the tiny capital of the island, Kythira or Chora.
Kythira is primarily a farming island, with low mountains (the highest of which is less than 500 meters), steep cliffs, and very deep bays; the islanders grow wheat, barley, and grapes, and tend olive groves for their own olive oil consumption.
www.greek-vacation.gr /Greece/Kythira_Island   (341 words)

  
 Kythira
I have seen all these different spellings in use, the most popular seem to be 'Kythira' and 'Kithira', don't panic it's all the same place, and I'll use the 'Kythira' spelling through the rest of this document.
Checking in for domestic flights is very easy, all destinations (usually islands) are split into two 'zones' A and B (Kythira is in zone A from memory), check in at any desk in the correct zone.
Kythira airport is about the size of a small English railway station (see below), and Thanassis was already there waiting to take us to the guest house.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/edsl/kythira/default.htm   (3538 words)

  
 Peloponnese - Kythira
Kythira is at the south end of Peloponese it belongs to the Ionian islands and due to its geographical position was influenced from various cultures that in time formed a special style to the island.
Kythira is fertile with golden beaches and plateaus that reach the sea and create small gulfs.
A characteristic of Kythira is the odd architecture with elements from The Ionian islands, Cyclades and Peloponese.
www.hellogreece.gr /english/peloponese/kythira.html   (280 words)

  
 Ferry to Kythira (Corfu) - Book a Kythira (Corfu) ferry simply online with AFerry.co.uk.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Catch a Ferry Kythira to or from the ports of Antikythira, Gytheion, Kalamata, Kissamos and Piraeus.
Kythira, also known as Kythera, Cythera, Cerigo or Tsirigo, is an island, one of the Ionian Islands.
The rugged terrain found on Kythira is a result of prevailing winds from the surrounding seas which have shaped its shores into steep rocky cliffs with deep bays.
www.aferry.co.uk /UKFerry/Kythira-ferry-uk.htm   (246 words)

  
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www.kythira.info   (32 words)

  
 GreekHotelNet: General Information for Kythira   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Totally isolated from the rest of the Heptanese - at the edge of the Peloponnese - the beautiful island of Kythira, formerly known as Chirigho, administratively belongs to Peiraeus.
In the midst of Crete and Kythira, the small rocky island of Antikythira is located.
For hydrofoil travel to Kythira call: the travel office in Piraeus at: 210 4280001 and in Athens at:210 3244600 (3 hrs.30', versus 7 hrs.
www.greekhotelnet.com /map/pelopon/kythira/info_e.asp   (387 words)

  
 Kythira (Corfu) Ferries Ferries - Book a Kythira (Corfu) Ferries Ferry with A Ferry . to   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kythira is a Greek island in the Peloponesian sea.
In the Greek mythology Kythira is the island of Aphrodite.
On this island she was supposedly born of the seawater and then emersed from the sea to walk on the island.
www.aferryto.com /Kythira-ferry.htm   (179 words)

  
 Kythira Travel Guide - Sightseeing, Highlights of Kythira
The capital, Hora, is an attractive town situated on a long, slender ridge 2km uphill from the port of Kaspali.
The former capital of Kythira is ancient Palaichora, an impressive Byzantine town.
The main celebrations on Kythira are based around the icon of the Black Virgin or Panaghia Myrtidiotissa, which is renowned for its healing powers.
www.kasbah.com /guides/kythira.htm   (471 words)

  
 Kythira Day Trips Greece - IndigoGuide Kythira
The abandoned village of Kato Hora is half enclosed within the walls of a Venetian castle built in the 16th century to protect the islanders from pirate raids.
Pirates were responsible for the destruction of Paleohora, in the north east of the island, which was the medieval capital of Kythira from 1248 to 1537.
The ruins constitute one of the most impressive Byzantine sites in Greece and their location on a hilltop at the head of a gorge is spectacular.
www.indigoguide.com /greece/kythira-day-trips.htm   (558 words)

  
 Holiday.gr - KYTHIRA, a trip to a myth!
Kythira or Tsirigo is the northest of all Ionian islands.
Kythira are also known as Aphrodite’s island, since according to Isiodos, the most beautiful goddess of Olympus was born here.
Although Kythira are not promoted in tourism, they are worldwide known with many fans.
www.holiday.gr /place5.php?place_id=321   (333 words)

  
 Greece Travel Tourism Kythira Aegean - Authentic 18th Century House
Kythira, Island of Aphrodite and one of the last unspoiled corners of Greece, awaits you to experience authentic Greek life.
Kythira Island is a quiet gem, unaffected by the development and tourism as seen in many other parts of Greece today.
Potomos, Kythira's commercial center, is only four miles away.
www.vrbo.com /6792   (493 words)

  
 Holiday.gr - Kythira town, a trip to a myth!
The town of Kythira or Chora as the locals call their capital has all the characteristics of an authentic island state.
It is located in the south part of the island and along with the graphic port of Kapsali create an idyllic picture.
The capital of Kythira is not the most developed in tourism area of the island.
www.holiday.gr /place6.php?place_id=784   (283 words)

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