Kythnos, the island of simplicity and hospitality, will lead you to Cycladic paths, to whitewashed settlements, to the beautiful villages of Chora and Dryopida and to 99 beaches that will make you quickly realize that this could be heaven on earth.
- Stamatis Garderis, Mayor of Kythnos -

Kythnos is a Cycladic island between Kea and Serifos. It is 3 hours from the port of Piraeus and just 1 hour and 40 minutes from the port of Lavrion. It administratively belongs to the region of the South Aegean and since the 12th century it is also known as "Therma". Its name is due to the hot springs that exist up to today in the bay of Loutra. The baths of Kythnos were enjoyed by King Othon and Queen Amalia (1837-1862). Kythnos has an area of ​​99.3 square kilometers, a population of 1310 (according to the 2009 census) and a coastline of about 104 kilometers, with 92 coves, coves and beaches, most of which are accessible by road. On the island there are two mainland villages, Chora or Mesaria and Dryopida or Sullaka. In addition, there are three main seaside settlements: Merichas-the main port-, Loutra village, with thermal springs and Panagia Kanala with the church of the same name. Kythnos has daily connections with Piraeus and the harbor of Lavrion.

Kythnos Map

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Weather in Kythnos island

Municipality of Kythnos