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Kythera is Greece’s First Small Island to Develop Via Ferrata Trail Network

Kythera has become Greece’s first small island to develop a “via ferrata”, a special network of trails that combines hiking with canyoning and climbing.

Kythera Trails Become First to Receive ‘Green Flag’ Certification in Europe

Two trails on the Greek island of Kythera received the Green Flag Trails certification and became the first ever hiking paths in Europe to win the seal.

Kythira Ferry Link on the Back Burner

A ferry link connecting the island of Kythira with Piraeus appears to be on hold after the tender launched by the shipping ministry remained fruitless. 

‘Vitsentzos Kornaros’ Ferry Serving Kythira Out of Order

The "Vitsentzos Kornaros" ship serving the Piraeus-Kythira, Antikythira and Kissamos route will remain in port until June 30 due to mechanical failure.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

Global Initiative ‘Unites’ Hiking Trails in Kythera and Canada

The hiking trails of the island of Kythera recently became a “twin” section of Canada's Bruce Trail, within the framework of the “Friendship Trails” initiative.

Greece’s Saronic Islands Welcome Chamber Music Festival for Sixth Year

The Saronic Chamber Music Festival, an annual meeting for an international ensemble of world-class musicians, is returning for the sixth year with concerts on the islands of Galatas, Spetses, Hydra, Poros, and for the first time, Kythera.

Nine Years Later Kythera Museum Up ‘n’ Running

It took nine years to get the Archaeological Museum on the island of Kythera back in shape and at noon on May 7, Culture Minister Aristides Baltas will hand it over to the public.

More Treasures Emerge in Ancient Greek Antikythera Shipwreck

Dozens of treasures have come to light during underwater excavation works at the Ancient Greek Antikythera shipwreck, which dates back to the 2nd quarter of the 1st century BC.