Kythnos Sightseeing

Kythnos sightseeing
Sightseeing: 10 things to see in Kythnos island

Kythnos belongs to the West Cyclades and it is a small island not much developed in tourism. Kythnos has just started to make slow moves towards tourism, with the advantages of quiet beaches, relaxing landscape and picturesque villages. The most popular sightseeing in Kythnos is the Monastery of Panagia Kanala, protector of the island. Chora and Driopida are the most picturesque villages on the island, while Kolona is the most popular beach. A hike around the island will bring you to ruined castles, chapels and beaches that remain secluded even in high season.

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In this section, you can see the best Kythnos Sightseeing but also things to do by location. Do not miss to also read about things to do.
You can also view all things to do in Kythnos by category: villages, beaches, museums and churches.





Best Sightseeing

Location: Kanala
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All over Kythnos, there are many Cycladic churches that depict the religious feeling of the inhabitants. The most famous is the church of Panagia Kanala, which is also the protector of the island.


Best villages

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Location: On the northern side of the island
Description: Chora, also known as Messaria, is the capital of Kythnos. This is a picturesque village with small squares, paved streets and traditional houses.


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Location: 12 km south of Chora
Description: Driopida is a mountainous picturesque village with narrow alleys and beautiful surroundings. It was the capital of Kythnos in the 19th century.


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Location: 6 km north of Chora
Description: This seaside village is the most tourist resort of the island. It is particularly known for its thermal spas, which are said to have healing properties.


Best beaches

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Location: 6 km west of Chora
Description: It is a narrow strip of land that connects Kythnos to the islet of Agios Loukas. It is the most famous beach of the island and particularly charming.

Type: Sandy, Non Organised, Secluded

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Location: 6 km north of Chora
Description: This is one of the most crowded beaches of the island due to its closeness to the thermal spas. The seashore is long and sandy, while the waters are clean and warm.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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