Kythnos Villages

Almost all villages of Kythnos are small and quiet. The most important villages are situated by the seaside, except for Chora and Driopida which are mountainous. They have a few facilities and they come alive only in summer when tourists flow the island.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Kythnos villages, you can also find information about the best beaches in Kythnos.

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Guide to 7 villages

Discover our guide to 7 Kythnos villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Kythnos. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

Chora

Chora

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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.
Driopida

Driopida

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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.
Loutra

Loutra

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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.
Merichas

Merichas

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Location: 7 km south west of Chora
Description: Merihas is the main port of Kythnos and provides many tourists facilities. It is especially prefered by the young people for its nightlife.
Kanala

Kanala

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Location: 17 km south of Chora
Description: The church of Panagia Kanala, close to the village, is the protector of the whole island. The village has nice coves and the only pine forest on Kythnos.
Agia Irini

Agia Irini

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Location: 6 km north of Chora
Description: This small seaside village took its name from the chapel of Agia Irini, which is found close to the beach.
Agios Dimitrios

Agios Dimitrios

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Location: 24 km south of Chora
Description: This is not actually a beach but a lovely tourist resort that stretches around a sandy beach.

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