The island of Cythera, inhabited since the Neolithic Age, it’s the crossroads of the Mediterranean cultures and is located north of western Crete. It is enriched by historical monuments from various periods of time, important Byzantine monuments, Venetian castles, churches, and the largest stone bridge in Greece. According to myths, the sea of Cythera is the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite before she travels in a large shell in Cyprus. Nature has endowed Cythera with unique beauties. Valleys that end up in the sea, mountain slopes dressed in green, springs that flow, mystic caves, enchanting beaches, beautiful picturesque villages with traditional narrow, authentic gastronomy and entertainment. An island of unparalleled and unchangeable beauty, which will be loved by every visitor.
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