Local Islands And The Mainland

Small Islands around Corfu and a look at places to go on the mainland (a short ferry ride away)

Day Trip To Mathraki Island

A day trip to Mathraki Island off the Northern Coast of Corfu takes you to a truly “away from it all” place. Beautiful beaches, a handful of Taverna’s and can be walked around in a few hours, with plenty of time to catch the ferry back to Corfu or...

Islands Islets and Rocks around Corfu

OTHONOI (FANO) ERIKOUSA (MERLERA) MATHRAKI These are three small offshore islands (inhabited), North-West of Corfu. KARAVI A rock next to Mathraki supposed to be the Phoenician’s boat which was turned into stone! If you look carefully it looks like a ship trailing a...

Albania

Albania is a large and diverse country it is bordered by several countries including Greece, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro. Its coast line meets both the Adriatic and the Ionian seas and at its southernmost tip where it meets the Ionian Sea it sits directly...

Pontikonisi Island and the Church of Pantokrator

Pontikonisi Island is situated just south of Corfu town near the resort of Perama and Kanoni, it is a small island which houses the Byzantine church of Pantokrator, which was built in the 11th or 12th century. The Byzantine chapel that is on the top of the island...

Butrint (Albania)

Butrint, ancient Buthrotum, a port from Hellenistic to Ottoman times, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in south-west Albania. Situated on the Straits of Corfu, and surrounded by a picturesque lagoon, it is one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in the Adriatic...

Lazaretto Island (Corfu Town)

Lazaretto Island is situated two nautical miles from the North coast of Corfu. The island can be seen from along the port road and lies between the larger Island of Vidos and the peninsulas of kontokali and kommeno.

The (UN)official Travel Guide of Lefkada

Reproduced with Kind permission from  PINAY FLYING HIGH I have been researching before I went for vacation about Lefkada but was really not able to see anything much apart from the official tourism websites and travel forums. So I relied most on the photos posted on...

Vido Island

Vido (Greek: Βίδο) is an island of the Ionian Islands group of Greece. It is a small island (less than a kilometer in diameter) at the mouth of the port of Corfu. During the First World War, the island of Corfu served as an island hospital and quarantine for sick...

Ionian Cruises (Corfu Town)

Discover the myth that´s hidden behind the history of every Greek island, by having your holidays in Greece combined with breathtaking boat trips. Our fleet is ready to welcome you on board for a luxury island cruise and pleasant journey to the unique beauties of the...

The Island Of Vido

“THE ISLAND OF VIDO” (CORFU) Some interesting facts It is called “THE ISLAND OF VIDO” and NOT “VIDOS ISLAND” and has an area of 53.8 hectares. I will write it also in Greek; «ΤΟ ΝΗΣΙ ΤΟΥ ΒΙΔΟΥ» και ΟΧΙ «Ο ΒΙΔΟΣ» as so many erroneously call it!! The name derives from...

Paxos And Antipaxos

Paxi or Paxoi (Greek: Παξοί, pronounced /pækˈsiː/ in English and [pɐkˈsi] in Greek) is the name given to the smallest group of the Ionian Islands (the Heptanese). In Greek it is a plural form and it refers to a complex of islands, the largest of which are Paxos and...
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