Last updated on November 19th, 2018 at 08:26 pm
Most important tourist places in nortwestern Corfu following in this page.
North and West Corfu is a quite large area that includes many well-known great tourist resorts, mostly sandy beaches and stunning beauty spots.
Like beautiful Palaiokastritsa in the west which looks spectacular from the village of Lakones just above and the rare hidden beaches just south of it.
Sidari and Peroulades with the rare sandstone geological formations that adorn the northwest coast of the island.
Here is the Canal d`amour between Sidari and Peroulades, the cape of Drastis and the majestic Loggas beach.
More tourist destinations with large sandy beaches, such as Agios Georgios Pagon, Agios Stefanos of Avliotes in the west, Roda and Acharavi on the north coast.
Smaller sites of rare beauty such as the small Porto Timoni double beach just north of Agios Georgios, plus others such as Astrakeri, Afionas, Arillas.
The traditional villages of this area are situated in the innermost parts, they are mainly semi-mountainous and are called with the generic name: villages of Gyrou, a term that was first used in the 13th century AD.
Their inhabitants are mainly descendants of Byzantine soldiers who served at the fortress of Angelokastro near the village of Krini just above Paleokastritsa.
Paleokastritsa has been called the jewel of Corfu, set on a number of bays separated by small promontories, and on the headland farthest out to the sea is the beautiful monastery, still working and occupied... Read More
Sidari resort, one of todays largest tourist destinations on the island lies on the north and west coast of Corfu. Looking out to sea the islands of Erikoussa, Othoni and Mathraki can be seen, and... Read More
Is a small village with simple apartments and villas, where people can enjoy the wonderful sandy beach of Loggas below the cliffs, and see the famous sunset from the top of the cliff. There are some... Read More
Roda is one of the older villages on the north coast where tourism has been well established for many years. The heart of the village is of course the sandy beach which is lined with shops,... Read More
An endless sandy beach in Northwest Corfu is the beach of Agios Georgios of Pagoi, it includes the entire bay south of Porto Timoni. It is one of the largest and quieter beaches of Corfu, is... Read More
These two bays are great favourites with visitors who return year after year and really feel ‘local’. The large sandy beach of Agios Stefanos attracts many people, there are often quite big breakers here, but... Read More
Northwest of Corfu, several miles to Italy there are the small islands of Othoni, Erikoussa, Mathraki and several smaller islets as Diaplo, Gravia and others which all together form the westernmost island group of Greece... Read More