Palaiopolis, the birthplace of Aphrodite
The ancient city of Kythira, located in Palaiopolis and buried under the torrents.
The city with its harbor was destroyed by earthquakes.
In the surrounding area there are scattered archaeological finds.
Today, the visitor can see the vaulted tombs and the throne of Aphrodite. Legend says that goddess Aphrodite emerged at the sea of Palaiopolis so, if you explore the area, you’ll find the ancient baths of the Goddess!
The beach of Palaiopolis is the largest on the island. It lies between the village of Avlemonas and the settlement of Ancient Skandeia.
The beach combines parts of pebbles and sand and is ideal for water sports - skiing, windsurfing, etc.