Kythnos, a gorgeous mountainous island, is part of the famous Cyclades group of islands and is located to the west. You will fall in love with the picturesque architecture and wild natural beauty of Kythnos which has some lovely beaches and therefore attracts several tourists throughout the year.
Kythnos is one of those unexplored paradises found in Cyclades and is extremely close to Serifos and Kea. It is home to beautiful beaches, stunning landscapes, scented gardens, golden sunsets, traditional architecture, windmills and various archaeological sites. The two ancient villages in Kythnos are Driopida and Chora. These have traditional paved streets and stone houses. Merihas and Loutra on the other hand have several tourist facilities. Kythnos has beautiful Mediterranean climate that makes you want to stay here forever!
When visiting Kythnos, you will be able to see big and small gulfs with over 92 beaches. Most of them are sandy beaches and are accessible by car. Kythnos has recently become popular as a tourist destination owing to its relaxing and picturesque landscape. Some of the most famous sights to visit in Kythnos include the Monastery of Panagia Kanala. The most popular beach on the island is called Kolona. If you go hiking around the Kythnos Island, you may come across several ruined castles, secluded beaches and chapels.
For those looking to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing summer weekend getaway, Kythnos is the perfect place to visit. Kythnos is in close proximity to the city of Athens and is therefore often visited by Athenians during the summer months.