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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of the community are invited to submit their family collection of stories, photographs, recipes, maps, oral histories, historical documents, songs and poems, home remedies etc.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, Churches & Icons

agios sortiras ...

lovely church at aroniathika , agios soutiras on the side of the main road with potamos in the background ...vouthsas...

Photos, Modern Portraits

taxi anyone ?

three of kytheras best cabbies , waiting at the platia of potamo for their next job .. well done boys ,...

Photos, Modern Landscapes

mate vrs. mate !

local boys playing football in the  platia in the village of Aroniathika with  the local church as the goal area ,...

Photos, Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

Mystery family portrait

This photo was found in a box in the basement of a house in Potamos.  There are no details except...

Photos, Diaspora Social Life

Kalokerinos family group

This photo was a mystery until a short time ago when the details were discovered with the help of a...

Photos, Diaspora Weddings and Proxenia

Mystery Wedding Group 1920s?

This photo was found in a box in a basement of a house in Potamos.  None of the people are...


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

23.09.2016 (Message Board)

Peter (Panagiotis) Prineas

A literary and documentary film event   Thursday 6 October 6.30 pm for 7.00 pm   A...

26.08.2016 (Message Board)

Ciske Nieuwenhuijs

Hello everyone,   Would anyone have information about renting a home on Kythira for a year or...

06.08.2016 (Message Board)

Darlene Thornton

That Barbara Stathis is my mother, thanks, Tina. I am trying to find more details about Nicholas...

14.06.2016 (Message Board)

Dean Manning

To be opened by Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Assistant Director & Senior Curator, Artbank. Artist talk by Dean...