Pyrgos House – Kythira Greece

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Two weekends: Bike and Hike Travel Show 2018

This year, Pyrgos House will be present again at the Bike and Hike Travel Show, Flanders Expo in Gent Belgium on February 10th and 11th. Visit our stand in Hall 2 (stand 2.A.58) and sample the atmosphere of beautiful Kythira. We will be happy to inform you about our walking[…]

Agios Ioannis stis Agriolies

Last Sunday we visited Agios Ioannis stis Agriolies. This little church is beautifully located on a hill top between Lourantianika and Xeroniamata / Kalamos. During previous walks, I quite often passed the church and enjoyed the stunning views from there. Sitting on one of the walls around the grounds you[…]

Group Walking Holiday April 19th – 29th 2018 is guaranteed!

We are happy to announce that enough participants have signed up for our next Group Walking Holiday (arrival on April 19th, departure on April 29th). There is still limited space however for a few more active walkers. We invite you to have a look at this page for the programme[…]

Surprising Fratsia

For me, Fratsia has always been an intriguing village, with its huge empty town square, impressive mansions and many farms. During our Winter Sunday Walk last Sunday, we had the opportunity to get to know Fratsia even better. For a time it was the island’s capital because of its central[…]

Group Walking Holidays Kythira – new dates for 2018

The new dates for our 11 day Group Guided Walking Holidays are: April 19th – April 29th October 15th – October 25th On our Group Guided Walking Holidays both single travellers and couples are catered for. The groups are small (4 – 10 participants) and the personal and knowledgeable guidance[…]

Our new accommodation in 2018 – with sea views

We proudly present our new accommodation for 2018: Apartment Aretousa in Agia Pelagia (located along the front, with stunning views over the Aegean Sea); Villa Ochelles in Ochelles, north-west Kythira (a very spacious holiday home for 14 guests, in the middle of nature and with breathtaking views of the Ionian[…]

Traditional Greek dance lesson during your holiday on Kythira

Have you always wanted to learn the dance steps of the Kalamatianos, the Sirtos or the Chasaposervikos? Or have you always wanted to join a group of dancing Greeks at a summer village festival, but never had the courage? Or do you always say no when they spontaneously ask you[…]

Cave church Agia Pelagia near Feloti Bay

You will find Agia Pelagia Cave Church slightly hidden, located along the impressive rocky coastline near beautiful Feloti Bay (south-west Kythira). The path towards the cave starts to the left of the fisherman’s cottage, just before you descend to the bay. After only a few 100 metres, the church, with[…]

Winter Sunday Walks 2017 – 2018

Exactly one year ago we started our Winter Sunday Walks, in cooperation with Kythera Hiking. Because of its huge success and the enthusiasm from many Kythirians, we started  earlier this year, on October 15th. It has become a standard: until the end of March, every Sunday afternoon at 2 pm,[…]

Kaki Melissa Monastery – near Livadi

Last Sunday, during one of our Winter Sunday Walks, we visited Kaki Melissa – a small and little known monastery. It is located close to the main road from Livadi to Chora but of course, it is better to go there on foot along one of the many old footpaths[…]