Kythnos, Greece

Kythnos is a Greek island and municipality in the Western Cyclades between Kea and Serifos. It is 56 nautical miles (104 km) from the harbor of Piraeus. Kythnos has more than 70 beaches and two major settlements, the villages of Messaria (Hora) and Dryopis.

Kythnos is a quiet island with beautiful beaches, picturesque villages and mountainous landscapes. The seaside village of Loutra is the most popular with tourists seeking its thermal spas and springs. The most famous beach on the island is Kolona, located 6 km west of Chora.

Things to See & Do

* Hora village (Capital)
* Dryopida village
* Hydrotherapy centre and springs at Loutra
* Beaches
* Cycladic churches

General Information

Cruise Season –
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – Greek
Land Area – 100 km²
Population – 1,800 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 30

Port Location – The port at Kythnos is located at Merichas, on the mid west coast of the island, approximately 10 km from Hora.

Travel Links – Kythnos is accessible by ferry boat from Piraeus and Lavrion. The journey takes between one to four hours depending on the ship and the weather.

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