One of the most important reasons to visit Greece is its islands. Many large islands have followed the model of mass tourism, sacrificing a significant portion of their authenticity in the process. But what happens when a traveler searches for a place that is untouched by violent tourist development? This question is answered by VisitKythera.com, the Tourist Guide of the island.
With an area of 280 square kilometers, Kythera is located in southern Greece, between the Peloponnese and Crete, According to Hesiod’s “Theogony”, Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, was born here.
VisitKythera.com was established in 2009 to promote the island as a holiday destination, focusing on the beauty of the natural environment, its cultural heritage and its mild tourist development. The well-known tourist trend “escape the crowds” was used as the slogan of VisitKythera.com. On Kythira the traveler comes to enjoy a holiday without crowds and fuss all year round.
VisitKythera.com has an extensive presentation of the island’s attractions, such as 30 beaches, archaeological sites, chapels, impressive caves, watermills with waterfalls and the museums. Also the geomorphology, flora and fauna of the island are exceptional, including the flora with 40 herbal plants that are presented in detail.
VisitKythera.com shows special interest in sports tourism or adrenaline tourism, suggesting activities such as climbing, canyon crossing, sea kayaking, offroad driving etc. There are also the island’s walking paths that have attracted many hikers in recent years.
If anyone wants to organize their trip to Kythira, they will find all the relevant information on VisitKythera.com: the best hotels and apartments, restaurants and cafes, car rentals, excursions, and shopping venues, as well as information on flight and ferry schedules, including the ability to buy tickets electronically.
VisitKythera.com offers information in 7 languages: Greek, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Turkish.