Cythera, also known as Tsirigo, is the island of Aphrodite the goddess of Love. It is located between the Peloponnese and Crete. It is mountainous sea full of valleys rippling down to the sea. Its beaches are the result of this morphology and they are absolutely magical. 

You can see the available ferry routes from Piraeus to Cythera and from Gytheio or Neapoli to Cythera on Book cheap ferry tickets online to Cythera with Just Ferry.

What to do at Cythera?

  • Take a walk around the Chora. It is in the center of the island. It has alleys and white houses and manors. As you go up, you get closer to the venetian castle of the island on its peak. 
  • Set off to Milopotamos. A traditional village, loyal to its morals and customs, forgotten by time, stuck in a different era. The road from there will lead you to the Fonisa Waterfalls. A dreamlike scenery right out from a fairytale. 
  • The routes to the beaches are quite long and you will certainly come across several village on the way. Take small breaks for a cup of Greek coffee and local sweets. Mitata should go on your list, along with the fishing village Avlemonas, Karavas and Potamos. 
  • Visit the Archeological Museum at the Chora. 
  • Take a walk on the stone bridge at Katouni, one of the most impressive monuments on the island.

Where can you go swimming?

  • Kaladi: A beach cut in three with blue-green waters and a cave. 
  • Melidoni: A bay protected from the wind with crystal waters and fine sand and a view to Chytra. 
  • Fyri Ammos: It has a characteristic red sand.
  • Diakofti: A tropical landscape with emerald waters and pure-white sand. 
  • Do not hesitate to get on the boat from Kapsali to Chytra. A small islet that is going to enchant you with its caverns, azure waters, the rare flora and fauna and the seal refuge there.

Where the Aegean, the Ionian and the Cretan Seas meet you will find an island with mysterious energy, rare beauties straight from Paradise. Time to book your ferry tickets online and discover it. Compare cheap ferry tickets to Cythera online with Just Ferry. 

Useful Telephone Numbers to Cythera Island:

Cythera and Antikythera Municipality: +30 27360 31213
Diakofto port Authorities: +30 27360 34222
Gytheio Port Authorities: +30 27330 22262
Cythera Police Department: +30 27360 31206
General Hospital – Cythera Health Center: +30 2736033203
Cythera Citizens’ Service Center (CSC): +30 27360 39057
Cythera Airport: +30 27360 33297
Cythera Municipality Campsite: +30 27360 31580
Local Buses: +30 27360 31160