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Kythira & Antikythira Ferries: Ferry and Ships to Kythira & Antikythira Islands - Greek Islands Greece

Ferries and Boats to Kythira and Antikythira Islands greek islands Greece

Travel information for Ferries.
Ships and Ferries to Kythira and Antikythira Islands.

Kythira and Antikythira Islands are connected to
the ports of Gythion, Neapolis and Kissamos (Crete).

Your trip to Kythira and Antikythira Islands can
be with a conventional ferry boat.

Your trip to Kythira and Antikythira Islands will
last about 4-6 hours depending on the departure port.

Ferries to Kythira and Antikythira run all year
round on a daily basis. In summer of course there
are more departures to choose from.

1. Kissamos (Crete) - Kythira - Antikythira
2. Kythira - Antikythira - Kissamos (Crete)
3. Gythion - Kythira - Antikythira
Kissamos (Crete)
4. Neapolis - Kythira - Antikythira
Kissamos (Crete)

Attention !
The above mentioned information is subject to alteration. To be sure about correct schedules, departure and arrival times of conventional and highspeed ferries check the ONLINE Booking System.

Kythira & Antikythira Ferries Greek Islands

Ships and Ferries to the islands of Kythira & Antikythira
Travel Information for ferries to Kythira & Antikythira. Islands of Kythira & Antikythira.

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Starting your reservation through the online booking system you can select to have your tickets
sent to you or to collect them from the port office on the day of departure about 2 hours
before departure simply by giving your reservation code and showing your ID card.

We wish you a pleasant trip!

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Α multileg reservation allows you
to combine 2 to 4 domestic routes
(routes within Greece) in one reservation,
even if the selected departures are
operated by different ferry companies.

Travel Guide Kythira Island Greece



Paleokastro Kythira Greek Islands Greece

Ano Kythira of Thoukydidi, the ancient capital, was built on the hill above Paleokastro about 2 km from Skandia the ancient seaport of Kythira. The church dedicated to the saints Anargyron Kosma and Damianou is on this hill and was built in 7th century AD. Close by are the ruins of the temple of Venus, Aphrodite, with Doric columns circa 6th century BC.

Minoan Holy Mount

The Mount of St George is just a few km from the archaeological site of Paleohora. It was a sacred mount during the Minoan period of Kastri. It was used during the first half of the 2nd millennium BC and is the only one found so far that has not been looted. Its peak was during the new palace period of 1700-1400 BC when Crete dominated the Mediterranean and Kythira was the stopgap between Crete and the Peloponnese.

The first excavations were undertaken in 1922 and others in 1993-4 leading to the discovery of many artefacts of the Minoan and later periods signifying that this was a sacred place for over 3,500 years. Examples of the artefacts are: stoneware religious objects, earthenware animal figurines, bronze human figurines and offerings, jewellery and ceramics.

Housti Cave

Recent excavations in the Diakoptou area have located the Housti Cave in which important archaeological relics have been found dating to about 4000 BC.