Pyrgos House – Kythira Greece

Kythera Summer Edition 2022

Kythera Summer Edition 2022

The Kythira Summer Edition 2022 has just been published!! This year’s title: “Welcome to the sounds of silence”. It has a great article about our Kythira Trail Maintenance Week, written by Marianne Both, one of the participants in March 2022. Get a free copy at our office in Potamos click[…]

Kythira Walking Tour

2022, a walking season like before…

Due to the corona virus situation, the past two years were fairly quiet as far as bookings for our walking holidays were concerned. Fortunately however, the interest in hiking on Kythira has not disappeared. This is evident from the bookings we have already received for this season. Our first Kythira[…]

Hiking map Kythira

Kythira’s new and detailed hiking map

Recently, Terraineditions (www.terrainmaps.gr) published a new and detailed hiking map of Kythira (edition 346a / 1:25.000). On this map are 26 walking routes. Apart from the Kythera Trails’ routes, there are 7 walks from our walking guide ‘Kythira on foot’ and 5 favourite walks from islanders. From north to south,[…]

Pyrgos House Shopper

Pyrgos House Shopping Bag

How great is this? One of our regular hiking guests works at Clarijs Covers in the Netherlands. During a walk, he talked enthusiastically about this traditional family business, founded in 1948. Starting out as a saddlery, over the years Claris focused on processing sail cloth and related products, like bicycle[…]

Trail maintenance

Kythira’s Trail Maintenance Week March 2022 is fully booked

Guests who joined our Olive Picking Week in November became so enthusiastic after hearing our stories about the Trail Maintenance Week (end of October) that they immediately booked for the next Trail Maintenance Week, end of March 2022. With their participation, this week in early spring is now already fully[…]

Winter Sunday Walk

Sixth season: Winter Sunday Walks!

This winter, Pyrgos House, in cooperation with Kythera Trails and KIPA, will once again organise the successful Winter Sunday Walks. Every week, until the last Sunday in March 2022, we will choose another place on Kythira to start from, walking together with anyone who loves nature and activity! It is[…]

Mesa Vourgo - Kastro

Mesa Vourgo churches opening – 2021

One of the biggest celebrations of the Greek Orthodox Church is on August 15th, the day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. This year on Friday August 13th, from 7 pm to 10 pm, the wonderful Byzantine churches in Mesa Vourgo (the medieval district of Chora) will be open[…]