Agios Stefanos

Pontikonisi (Mouse Island) and Vlacherna

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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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Golf Club

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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

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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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Corfu Beer

On Ιανουάριος 26th, 2012, posted in: Corfu products by 0 Comment

The Corfu Microbrewery is situated in Arillas, in the northwestern  Corfu. They produce four different beers: Corfu Special,  a fresh red beer with velvet taste and a fruity aroma. Corfu Bitter, a fresh dark beer with bitter taste and rich aroma. Ionian Pilsner, a blond pilsner, perfect for on the beach. Ionian Epos, a dark..

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