Pyrgos House – Kythira Greece

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Coach service: Athens – Kythira – Athens

Pyrgos House cooperates with the local bus company Drakakis Tours, who operate a coach service between Athens and Kythira twice a week (April – September). Very useful: you hop on the bus in Athens centre or Piraeus and after a pleasant and comfortable trip over the Peloponnese and a ferry[…]


The start of walking season 2017!

Yesterday, our first walkers of the 2017 season arrived. These guests have visited Kythira twice before and having done our Walking Tours (Round North and Round South), they will now enjoy some other walks using our walking guide ‘Kythira on foot’. At the moment the countryside is bursting with life[…]


This weekend all attention is focused on the carnival! To get in the mood, Friday evening there is a Carnival Ball in Agia Pelagia. The traditional parade will be on Sunday at midday (12 am), in Potamos. Afterwards, high school children will dance the colourful ‘gaitanaki’ and then the Potamos[…]

A huge walking success!

Every Sunday afternoon this winter, in cooperation with Kythera Hiking, Pyrgos House organises a walk for everyone. The 3-hour walks take place weekly and in a different part of Kythira each time. We arrange to open a church and we invite someone to tell us more about her/his village. Who[…]

Thessaloniki – Kythira

In addition to Athens it is also possible to travel to Kythira from Thessaloniki. During the summer months there is a direct flight from Thessaloniki (the next largest city in Greece after Athens) to Kythira. Thessaloniki, the Macedonia province capital, is beautifully situated along the Thermaikos Bay. It is lovely[…]

Our new accommodation in 2017

We proudly present our new accommodation for 2017: Althea in Platia Ammos (peacefully located along the coast, with stunning views over the sea); Archontiko in Potamos (a very spacious mansion, in the middle of town but surrounded by a shady flower garden); House Lilia in Potamos (well designed with antiques[…]

Pomelo – a very large fruit

This week, after lunch at Taverna Lemonokipo – the Lemon Grove – in Karavas, we were given a delicious dessert: fruit cooked in syrup (the well known gliko tou koutaliou –spoon sweet). I didn’t recognize though, what kind of fruit it was. It surely was a citrus fruit and it[…]