Corfu Guide

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Achilleion Palace

Achilleion is a palace built in Gastouri, Corfu by Empress of Austria Elisabeth of Bavaria, also known as Sisi, after a suggestion by Austrian Consul Alexander von Watzberg.

Monastery of St. Demetrius

Located in Agii Douli . The saint is well known through the ascetic celibate monk Theodulus Krasaki († 1945). The main shrine of the monastery is the miraculous icon of St. Demetrius and the head of the St. Panteleimona.

Ambelonas

Nestled in the heart of Corfu, in a green hill of 70.000 square meters in a natural environment amongst the local wild vegetation are local varieties of vines mainly Kakotrigis (white) and Scopelitico (red).

Angelokastro

Angelokastro is a Byzantine castle on the island of Corfu, Greece. It is located at the top of the highest peak of the island's shoreline in the northwest coast near Palaiokastritsa and built on particularly precipitous and rocky terrain.

Museum of Asian Art

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.

Byzantine Museum

The Antivouniotissa Museum is a museum of post-Byzantine religious art of the Cretan and early Heptanese schools in Corfu, Greece. It is located in the former church of the Holy Mother of God Antivouniotissa.

Dassia Beach

Dassia beach is quite flat, stretching for a couple of kilometres with no sand dunes offering a perfect view to the Albanian coasts and the island's surroundings.

Casa Parlante

The most alive historical museum in Corfu. A 19th century noble mansion comes to life with stories to tell with the recreation of everyday life of the island’s 19th century nobility.

Doykades

The earliest written reference to Doukades is a notary writing from 1616. Of interest is the restored stone mansion of the family Theotokis. The house was abandoned after the last war but is now being renovated to house a Library of Political Science.

Old Fortress

The Old Fortress of Corfu is a Venetian fortress in the city of Corfu. The fortress covers the promontory which initially contained the old town of Corfu that had emerged during Byzantine times.

New Fortress

The New Fortress of Corfu is a Venetian fortress built on the hill of St. Mark in Corfu in stages. The original architect of the fort was the military engineer Ferrante Vitelli.

Glyfada Beach

One of the most popular and beautiful beaches of the island, Glyfada is west of Corfu Town. The large surface of fine sand is surrounded by tree-covered cliffs.

Pantokratoras Kamarela

Named after the neighboring spring Kamarela where you can find the Isihastiry Pantocrator. Rare post-Byzantine frescoes can be found in the ancient temple of the monastery. The monastery has gained a reputation for its organic, extra virgin olive oil ‘made in the Italian style’.

Monastery of Pantocrator

Built in 1834, the monastery shrines the relics of Arseniy of Kappodokiya. The monastery is known for its iconic painting studio.

Kaiser's Throne

Between 1908 and the First World War the German Kaiser, Wilhelm, spent his summers at Achilleion Palace. His favourite trip was to Pelekas to watch the sunset. A lookout point on the rock summit above the village from where you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the island spread out below.

Kassiopi 

Kassiopi is a small fishing village dominated by a Roman fortress. Along the port, there are some delicious fish taverns. Picturesque beaches surround Kassiopi and the region is popular with diving.

Krini

A small but really picturesque village, built on the slopes of Istoni mountain, right after the Angelokastro medieval castle. The locals will tell you that Krini has existed since Homer's time, while, of course, their surnames refer to officials of the medieval Byzantine army.

Lakones

Lakones is a traditional village just above the beach resort of Paleokastritsa and close to Angelokastro Castle.

Makrades

Built at the top of a verdant hill with perennial olive trees, Makrades is a very old village with history which goes back to the 13th century. It is possible that its first residents who were craftsmen built the famous Aggelokastro which is only one kilometer away from Makrades.

Mon Repos Palace

It was built in 1826 by the British Commissioner Frederic Adams as a gift to his Corfiot wife, Nina Palatianou. Later on, the palace became the summer residence of all British governors of Corfu and when the Ionian Islands were united to Greece, in 1864, it was given as a gift to King George I of Greece. This is also the house where Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh was born in 1921.

Palaiokastritsa Beach

Paleokastritsa is the most famous and probably most picturesque beach resort of the island. Huge, green cliffs surround the coast and many sea caves can be visited by boat around Paleokastritsa.

Monastery of St. Paraskevi

Located south of Corfu Town in the village of Kinopiastes is the women’s cloister of Agia Paraskevi. The main shrine of the monastery is the venerated icon of the holy icon. Also in the monastery is part of the relics of St. Joseph of Crete.

Pelekas

The small village of Pelekas is quite busy in summer. Due to its central location, it is used as a starting point for excursions around the island. Pelekas is said to have the best sunset in Corfu.

Pelekas Beach

The beautiful beach of Pelekas is located on the western side of the island and it is surrounded by huge, green cliffs. The water is refreshing and the coast has soft sand.

St. Spyridon Cathedral

The exterior of the church is typical of the Venetian architecture and its bell tower is the highest point in the town ensuring it can be seen for miles and when approaching by sea. The top of the church is divided into 17 parts with golden frames.

Theotoky Estate

Theotoky Estate situated in the beautiful fertile Ropa Valley sheltered by mountains below which grow the fragrant pine forests, ancient olive groves and verdant vineyards.

Monastery of Vlacherna

Founded on a little rocky island close to the southern tip of the Kanoni peninsula. It was a women’s monastery built in 1685.

Monastery of Virgin Mary

In honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary "Life-giving Spring", the monastery was founded in 1225. The monastery kept the miraculous icon of "Life-giving Spring", as well as a museum of Byzantine icons and church plates.

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