Pyrgos House – Kythira Greece

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Bike and Hike Travel Show Utrecht

Bike and Hike Travel Show 2020, in the Netherlands

This year, Pyrgos House will be present again at the Bike and Hike Travel Show in Utrecht (The Netherlands), Jaarbeurs on February 28th – March 1st (stand 4.C.31). Visit our stand and sample the atmosphere of beautiful Kythira. We will be happy to inform you about our walking programs and[…]

Wild Orchids Holiday

The Wild Orchids Holiday is approaching…

At the end of November 2019, we announced the Wild Orchids Holiday that we are organizing, April 5th – 12th, in cooperation with the Avlemonas Spring Festival. The first participants are signed in and all guides and speakers have been invited. It promises to be a very interesting and varied[…]

Greek language course Kythira

New: Greek language course on Kythira

Finally… from 2020 you can join our Greek language course on Kythira. What will give you more fun than learning the Greek language during a relaxing holiday on Kythira? Having a simple conversation in Greek with the waiter in the taverna, the taxi driver, your hotel owner or with the[…]

Kythira Trail Maintenance Week

Scoop: The Kythira Trail Maintenance Weeks 2020

In cooperation with Kythera Trails, Pyrgos House is organizing Kythira’s first Trail Maintenance Weeks in March and October 2020. We are intending to continue this event on a yearly basis because Kythira is on its way to becoming Greece’s number one walking destination. Dates: March 23rd – 30th 2020 (we[…]

Kythira’s Wild Orchids Holiday – April 2020

In cooperation with Avlemonas Spring Festival, Pyrgos House is organizing Kythira’s Wild Orchids Holiday, April 5th – 12th 2020. Kythira has 723 different plant varieties, of which 48 species are endemic to Greece and 5 exclusively found on Kythira. On the island there are about 60 species of wild orchids,[…]

Guided Walks Kythira Pyrgos House

The last Walking Tour participants for 2019

This week the last trekking guests for 2019 arrived. They are doing a 15 day tailor made walking programme. When they leave, Pyrgos House walking season that started mid-March comes to an end. This year we welcomed more trekkers and more participants to our guided walks and excursions than ever[…]

The romantic story of Pyrgos House

Last week, unexpectedly, Christina Curley visited us. Christina is a granddaughter of the Kythirian Stamatoula Chlambea and the New Zealander Ivan Curley. Ivan, a soldier in the 22nd Battalion (New Zealand) during the Second World War, was wounded at the Battle of Crete (1941). He was taken to Potamos, Kythira.[…]

Seminar “Green Flag Trails Kythira”

From October 4th to 11th on Kythira there will be a seminar “Green Flag Trails”. This international seminar will be the first one organised in Europe and Kythira will be become an official member of Green Flag Trails’ worldwide network of footpaths. At the seminar there will be participants from:[…]