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This is YOUR Kythera Heritage Site!

Kythera-Family.net aims to preserve the rich heritage of our wonderful island. Members of the community are invited to submit their family collection of stories, photographs, recipes, maps, oral histories, historical documents, songs and poems, home remedies etc. to the site. Uploading directly to the site is easy. Just log-on or register (top right), go to the category you wish to submit to, and click on the "submit" button. Thus you can help make available valuable and interesting material for current and future generations, and inspire young Kytherians to learn more about their fascinating heritage.


Recent Posts

Photos, Modern Landscapes

waters to dive for !!

cant  wait for the summer to come around again in kythera so we can all enjoy these cystral clear waters ...

Photos, Modern Landscapes

morning has broken !

wonderful summer sunrise at kato levadi , with the katouni bridge and lovely little village church on the left of...

Photos, Modern Landscapes

breathtaking !

who could tire of this view , what a sight on a late setting sun , chora with the magnificent...

Photos, Modern Landscapes

harbour town

agia pelagia from the karava side , still miss all the boats , ferries docking at agia pelagia , somehow...

Photos, Modern Landscapes

drymonas

one of the viilages you pass on the way to melidoni beach ,also on the way is the lovely small...

Photos, Diaspora Social Life

Kythera mon Amour premiere

At the Kythera mon Amour premiere in Sydney in October 2016. Picture by Matina Vrontas


Tourist Information

Tourist Information, Sightseeing

Little secret worth sharing in Greek island of Kythera

Sunday Telegraph (circulation 490,000) ESCAPE (section) FEBRUARY 22, 2015. KAREN HALABI [[picture:"Halabi Kythera 1.jpg" ID:22776]] Photograph: Aerial view of the...


Tourist Information, Sightseeing

Antikythera. Αντικύθηρα.

History The island is also called Tsitigoto, from the name Cerigoto given by the Venetians, or even, Lee (Lioi), perhaps...



Photos/Vintage Portraits


Kythera map (Click to enlarge)

Kythera map with points of interest.

message board

08.12.2016 (Message Board)

Antony Zaglas

Early ones are online at http://arxeiomnimon.gak.gr/browse/index.html?code=GRGSA-KYT

08.12.2016 (Message Board)

Antony Zaglas

The Kavazos/Kavezos family originated in Zaglanikianika Kythera. My name is Antony Zaglas(Zaglanikis). The last Kavezos(Anastasios) on Kythera...

07.12.2016 (Message Board)

Ruth Condoleon

My Great Grandmother was Maria Kassimatis who came from Kythera and married my Great Grandfather Menas Condoleon...

07.12.2016 (Message Board)

Ruth Condoleon

I had an Aunt Maria Sklavos who married Georgios Tatarakis. Her Mother was Zoe Condoleon who married...