Pyrgos House – Kythira Greece

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Greek Dance Seminar Kythira

Greek dance holiday Kythira 2024 – 2025

The first Greek dance holiday on Kythira was a truly wonderful experience for everyone. The participants were so enthusiastic that this trip will become an annual part of the Pyrgos House activities programme. Hotel Porto Delfino in Kapsali turned out to be the perfect place for an enjoyable stay. Dance lessons[…]

Fiets en Wandelbeurs Utrecht 2024 - Pyrgos House

Bike and Hike Travel Show 2024, in the Netherlands

This year, Pyrgos House will be present again at the Bike and Hike Travel Show in Utrecht (The Netherlands), Jaarbeurs on February 23rd – 25th (stand 3.A.21). Visit our stand and sample the atmosphere of beautiful Kythira. We will be happy to inform you about our walking programs and our[…]

Dance Holiday Kythira Pyrgos House

Greek Dance Holiday Kythira

Kythira has it all: culture, tradition, nature and a Greek dance holiday! For the first time and with pride we present our Greek Dance Holiday, May 3rd – 15th 2024. Under the guidance of professional teacher Rena Kragiopoulou, you will learn several traditional Greek dances and during our excursions we[…]

Fanmail from Australia

This week, I received such a lovely letter from Australia that I would like to share it with you. The letter says: Dear Mr. Van Weerde, I am writing to say how much I have enjoyed reading your book ‘Kythira, just a special island’. You brought these wonderful folk alive, with[…]

Wild Orchids Holiday Kythira

Kythira’s Wild Orchids Holiday 2024

Our Wild Orchids Holiday in April this year was a great success. Botanist and orchid expert Alexander Kocyan showed our guests from Switzerland, the Netherlands and Estonia the way through fields and groves, searching for the island’s many species of wild orchids. The result was impressive: more than 35 species[…]

KSE 2023

Kythera Summer Edition 2023

The Kythera Summer Edition 2023 has just been published!! This year’s title: Welcome to nature. Get a free copy at our office in Potamos or click on this link: KSE 2023.

Antikythera Mechanism

Permanent exhibition about the Antikythera Mechanism

In the former bank building in Potamos town square, there is a permanent and interesting exhibition about the world-famous Antikythera Mechanism. The Antikythera Mechanism is a unique artefact from the second century BC. It is the oldest known mechanical object with gears. It is actually an analog computer, designed to[…]

Outdoor Kythira

From orchid to outdoor

We proudly present two new activities for the 2023 season. Activities that seem to be so different at first sight but at the same time fit so well on beautiful and diverse Kythira. From April 3rd to 10th we organize our Kythira’s Wild Orchids Holiday. Together with an orchid specialist,[…]