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Theotoky Estate (Giannades)

The 300 acre Estate is famed for its fine wines, organic extra virgin olive oil and mouth-watering olives that are exported across Europe and beyond.

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Waterfalls at Nymfes

The village of Nymfes is about 200 metres above sea level.On a road leading out of the village  are waterfalls that, according to legend, Nymphs used to bathe in them. The waterfalls are best visited in the spring after the winter rains. The summer heat dries them up.... read more

Achillion Palace (Gastouri)

The Achillion Palace is situated around 10 km south of Corfu town in the village of Gastouri, above the resort of Benitses. The property was originally owned by Corfiot philosopher and diplomat Petros Vrailas Armenis and it was known as “Villa Vraila”.... read more

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... read more

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... read more

The Vlacherna monastery

It is probably the most well known corfiot landmark, its image comes to mind when talking about Corfu. The Vlacherena monastery was founded many centuries ago on a little rocky island close to the southern tip of the Kanoni peninsula. It was a women’s monastery... read more

Mons Repos

Mons Repos is situated just outside Corfu town a short drive from Garitsa bay on the Analipsis hill, near Kanoni area. The villa was built as a summer residence for the English Commissioner Frederic Adams, and his Greek spouse, Corfiot Nina Palatianou, in 1826,... read more

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.

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Kaisers Bridge (Benitses)

Kaisers Bridge is situated about 11km south of Corfu town on the main road just outside Benitses and around 20 minute drive by car. After 1907 when Kaiser Wilhelm II purchased the Achilleion palace he built a bridge at the bottom of the gardens to span the road and... read more

Relive The History of The Old Fort (Photo Blog)

Reproduced with Kind permission from  PINAY FLYING HIGH The Old Fort of Corfu is the very first thing that you will see if you are taking the ferry to get to Corfu. The cross atop the mountain caught my attention while we were in the ferry approaching Corfu, I... read more

Discover the Old Town

Reproduced with Kind permission from  PINAY FLYING HIGH The boyfriend asked me what I wanted for dinner and for no particular reason, I told him I’d like to try moussaka. I wasn’t able to try it out the first time I was in Greece and I’m definitely not going to miss... read more

Beach hopping in Corfu

Reproduced with Kind permission from  PINAY FLYING HIGH With a myriad of beaches that you can explore offering varying coastlines and scenic beauties, Corfu is the best place to go for a beach hopping trip. Apart from the ones that I have already featured on my... read more

Watch The Sunset At Logas Beach (Peroulades)

Reproduced with Kind permission from  PINAY FLYING HIGH From Cape Drastis, we went to the nearby Peroulades beach which is also known as Logas Sunset Beach. It was a quiet day with not much people in the area, we found a parking spot quite easily. There is a steep,... read more

Fall in love with Canal d’Amour

Reproduced with Kind permission from  PINAY FLYING HIGH Canal d’Amour is the reason why I begged the boyfriend to go to Corfu. I have always wanted to see it and would like to know if it’s as beautiful as it is on the photos. On our second day in Corfu, we let our GPS... read more

Fantasia Traditional House (Agios Nikolaos)

In the heart of the historic village of Agios Nikolaos lays a traditional house, open to the public with free admission. Within its stone walls you will find many interesting artefacts from religious icons to everyday items used by the villagers in days gone by. Also... read more

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... read more

Municipal Gallery of Corfu (Corfu Town)

Housed in the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George the Municipal Gallery of Corfu has been in operation since 1978 in a building which is a legacy of the Dalietos family. When the gallery became a recognized public institution in 1991, an effort was made to make... read more

Kantoni Estate (Ano Korakiana)

  In a property of 42 acres, section of a broader area, that formerly belonged to the Kapodistrias family inspirer of the unity among the Swiss Cantons and supporter of the importance of sufficiency and autonomy, that are given to a land by its goods, among... read more

Blue Bay Boats (Kalami)

Experience the comfort and luxury of a Blue Bay Boat and make the boat hire the highlight of your holiday! Discover the beauty of the North East Coast of Corfu by hiring your own boat from our the Blue Bay Boats. Easy to handle and with no special license needed, full... read more

The British Cemetery (Corfu Town)

From Corfu seafront to south of the old town and turn inland onto Alexandras Avenue, which is a big tree lined avenue. At the top of this is Place George Theotoki which contains a roundabout. From this roundabout take the Donatou Dimoulitsa road and then bear left... read more

Nissaki Cave (Nissaki)

 Heading North through Nissaki village you come to the bend on the road just before the petrol station(which is on the left hand side),  on the bend itself you follow a footpath on the right hand side down towards kaminaki beach. About half way down the path the cave... read more

Arkoudillas Beach and Monastery (Kavos)

From the Southern end of Kavos, Keep driving and you will see a sign on your right to the church of the Virgin Arkoudillas. Drive for about 1 km and you will find a right turn. You have 2 choices here, straight on for the monastery or right to the beach.    ... read more

Archaeological Museum of Corfu (Corfu Town)

(please note the museum is closed for works, see below) The Archaeological Museum of Corfu (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Κέρκυρας) in Corfu, Greece was built between 1962 – 1965. The museum land was donated by the city of Corfu. Its initial purpose was to house... read more

The Museum of Asian art (Corfu Town)

The Museum of Asian art of Corfu is a museum in the Palace of St. Michael and St. George in Corfu, Greece. The only museum in Greece dedicated to the art of Asia, it has collections of Chinese art, Japanese art, Indian art and others. The museum opened in 1927 as the... read more

Grava Cave (Halikounas)

Heading towards Halikounas, instead of turning left towards the beach road and the Gardiki Fort you keep straight on towards Prasoudi. On the right hand side there is a sign that points you in the direction of the Grava Cave, trousers and sensible foot wear would be... read more

Corfu Beer Brewery (Arillas)

Welcome to Corfu Beer, Greece’s only REAL ALE producing brewery. We invite you to discover and try our high quality fresh beers. Brewery tours Saturdays  11:30 to 13:30               (+30) 2663 052072 (+30) 2663 052132 Arillas... read more

Corfu Donkey Rescue (CDR) (Doukades)

The Corfu Donkey Rescue is the only donkey rescue on Corfu. The donkeys are old and often sick or injured; Our aim is to: Give the old a safe and happy retirement. Give the sick a chance of cure. Give the injured the chance of recovery. Give the abused the chance of... read more

Cycling Stories (Corfu Town)

We are a group of young people who have grown up and live in Corfu. We love our city and we also love cycling. The bicycle apart from being an ecologic and alternative means of transport it helps us cultivate our spirit and exercise our body. We suggest bike rides... read more

PANAGIA PALEOKASTRITSA

The Monastery of Virgin Mary of Paleokastritsa is located in the Greek island of Corfu, 25 kilometers outside of the City of Corfu. This majestic monastery is home to 8 Greek Orthodox Monks who receive guidance from Bishop Efthimios Thouis. They conduct traditional... read more

Corfu Reading Society (Corfu Town)

The Corfu Reading Society was founded in 1836 by a group of fourteen young local citizens. A prototype already existed in the eponymous society in Geneva (Societé de Lecture de Genève).

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Glyfa Bridge (Near Nissaki)

The Glyfa bridge is possibly unique in Corfu as to size and construction.(built ca. 1913) If Heading North it can be found between Barbati and Nissaki below the main coast road. One can get a partial view of it from the road if one leans over the guard-rail (the one... read more
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