Rent a Car in Kithira
Kithira is located south of the Peloponnese. It is a mountainous island with lush vegetation, spectacular beaches and to make a tour on it you need a budget rental car from the company car Thessaloniki Car Rental.
Kithira is a beautiful island and offers many options to the visitor. First of all it has fantastic beaches. The best and most famous beach is Kaladi, with turquoise waters and pebbles on the eastern part of the island. Continuing your tour with the rental car from Thessaloniki Car Rental rental car to the north side of the island you will find exotic Diakofti beach with white sand and shallow turquoise waters. If you prefer crowded beaches, then you should visit Chalkos beach near the village of Kalamos. Continuing with our rental car you arrive at the southwestern part of the island, at the beach Melidoni with fine sand and crystal waters.
Besides the beaches, Kithira has many places of interest because of its landscape; a hike in lush vegetation will take you to waterfalls and watermills. The crossing of the canyon at Tsakonas and climbing in the mountainous part of the island will give you beautiful views. Use your rented car from Thessaloniki Car Rental to visit the most famous monuments of Kythira, the Castle in the mainland (Chora), which was built in the 13th century by the Venetians, and the Castle in Paleochora which was built in the 12th century, on the northern side of the island. Do not miss the Pot(Chitra), a rocky island that has a sea cave with amazing colors and is also a haven for seals.
Apart from the beautiful beaches, the picturesque villages, the pure nature, and the historical castles, Kythira has a special gastronomic interest with local products that you should try, and that will impress you. Typically, we mention thyme honey, “fatourada”, which is a liqueur-type alcoholic drink based on “tsipouro” and many fruits and spices, many traditional sweets such as “xerotigana”, “pasticcheto”, “rosedes” and “koumara”. Of course for wine lovers, Kythira has a developed winemaking tradition, so you can try several bottled wines with a special taste.
Visit Kithira with daily ferries (possible also from Piraeus – Athens) or through the airport on the island and discover the beauties with a rental car from Thessaloniki Car Rental.
From Kithira you can easily visit Chania.