It is a typical Cycladic island with rugged coastline and golden beaches. The houses are white with tiled roofs. Chapels and windmills are scattered on the island, which is electrified by wind turbines and solar panels.
Chora or Mesaria is the capital of the island with narrow picturesque cobblestone streets, which are painted with lime. Apart from the churches and the monasteries, it is worth visiting the wind and photovoltaic park.
You can find an extensive sandy beach in the beautiful seaside Apokrousi village. Holiday villages are also AgKithnos DimitrKithnos, AgKithnos Stefanos - Lefkes, while the village of Dryopida is known for its celebrations and the carefree nature of the inhabitants.
The Loutra is famous for its thermal springs and is worth visiting the Kakavos, where the hot springs are bubbling, the Agrokipeio, which is an area full of cypress and eucalyptus trees and also the summer resort next to Loutra, the Skinari.
The Merichas is the harbour of the island with shops, a nice beach with fine sand and it is located near the resort of Martinakia.
The Panagia Kanala took its name from the church. This is a settlement thatconstantly grows and has breathtaking views and beautiful bays.
If you visit Kithnos, do not forget to eat siglino, kolopia, sfougata and to enjoy the delicious wines which are produced on the island.
For your stay in Kythnos, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In the town of Kythnos (Chora), as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
You can explore the island by your own car or rent one while being in Kythnos.
Access to Kythnos is possible from Piraeus by ferry (3 hours duration) and from Lavrio (2 hours duration).
Kythnos connects daily to Serifos, Sifnos and Kimolos. Twice a week there is a ship to Santorini, Sikinos and Folegandros. Three times a week there is a ship to Kea.
In summertime you can go to Kythnos by flying dolphin or catamaran. Trip duration is 45 minutes.
Small tour boats make daily trips around the island and also take to the isolated beaches of Kythnos.
There are also charter flights from Athens to the heliport of Kythnos.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.