The Municipality of Kallithea extends along the beach in Faliraki and includes the
communities of Koskinou, Kalithies and Psinthos.
Archaeological findings in the cave of Agios Georgios Kalithies prove that the
area had already been inhabited since the Neolithic era.
In ancient times it belonged to the city-state of Ialyssos
and experienced significant development, as
evidenced by the surviving monuments of the wider area of Kalithies such as
Erimokastro, the citadel of Sarantapichos and others
The numerous Byzantine and
post-Byzantine churches are also interesting.
In recent decades the region has experienced rapid tourism development.
Faliraki, one of the busiest resorts on the island, is famous for its five km long sandy
coast, where one can enjoy the bright Rhodesian sun and the deep blue sea and
indulge in water sports.
The hotel units of every category and size offer the
guarantee of a warm hospitality,
while the numerous restaurants and bars cover all
kinds of night entertainment.
Many visitors are also attracted by the picturesque bay of Ladiko, Traganou beach
with its impressive caves and the bay of Kallithea with its thermal baths, built
during the Italian occupation.
The visitor still can not miss an afternoon walk in
the narrow streets of the preserved traditional settlement of Koskinos, while for
Greek coffee or ouzo can stand in the beautiful square of Kalithia, with the people
of the village.
Inland, finally, the Fasouli spring in Psinthos, with its abundant waters and
age-old plane trees, reveals the unattainable natural beauty of the Rhodesian
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