Place which you should visit

The Old Perithia

On Οκτώβριος 11th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

The Old Perithia is a deserted village in the mountains of Corfu. The ghost-like village is located on the main road between Kassiopi and Acharavi and it’s a great place to explore and you can enjoy a drink in the Tavernas afterwards.

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Pontikonisi (Mouse Island) and Vlacherna

On Ιανουάριος 27th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

Pontikonisi is home of the monastery of Pantokrator and  it is the white stone staircase of the monastery that when viewed from afar gives the impression of a (mouse) tail which lent the island its name: ‘mouse island’and  not because it is or was overrun with mice. It is located in the bay of Kanoni just south of..

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Palaia Anaktora and gardens

On Ιανουάριος 27th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

Palaia Anactora is a large complex of buildings of Roman architectural style used in the past to house the King of Greece, and prior to that the British Governors of the island. Today they are open to the public and form a complex of halls and buildings housing art exhibits, including a Museum of Asian..

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Palaio Frourio

On Ιανουάριος 27th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

The old citadel (in Greek Palaio Frourio) is an old Venetian fortress built on an artificial islet with fortifications surrounding its entire perimeter, although some sections, particularly on the east side, are slowly being eroded and falling into the sea. Nonetheless, the interior has been restored and is in use for cultural events, such as..

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Golf Club

On Ιανουάριος 27th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

The Corfu Club’s beautiful course has been praised by many as one of golf’s best kept secrets in Europe. It was designed by the famous Swiss based architect, Donald Harradine and he has blended the natural resources of the lovely Ropa Valley including the river of Nafsika (Odyseus was rescued by Princess Nafsika at its..

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Achillion Palace

On Ιανουάριος 27th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

Achilleion is a palace built in village of Gastouri and it is about 10 kilometres to the south of the city of Corfu. This beautiful Palace was built in 1890 exclusively for Elizabeth, also known as Sissi, the then Empress of Austria. The palace was designed by Italian architect Raffaele Caritto and as its central..

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Museum of traditional costumes & corfiot folc music

On Ιανουάριος 18th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

The museum is open each day from 10.00 to 14.00 (other hours by appointment) and entrance costs two euros. It is located just outside the hilltop village of Pelekas. There you can see a wonderful private collection of costumes dating back to the 19th century. Originating from both Corfu and the rest of Greece, the..

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