A typical Corfiot village on the slope of a green hill. You should go for a walk to Bella Vista to admire the view over the bay of Paleokastritsa and relax in one of the picturesque coffee shops. If you like trekking there is a path leading down to Paleokastritsa. The surnames of the inhabitants of the region refer to the soldiers who supported Angelokastro in the late Byzantine period, as well as to refugees from Mani. Among the houses of the 18th and 19th centuries you will find churches and traditional coffee shops. At the central church you will see donations of the first emigrants to America of the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Canal d'Amour Corfu: The village of Sidari is quite known as one of the best tourist resorts in Corfu located 36 km from the main town. The village is surrounded by a charming landscape full of lush green forests. Nearby, to the west is the famous Channel of Love (known as Canal d' Amour) an idyllic area with unique rock formations that form a series of wonderful coves and canals. The rocks run in different shades of yellow and lots of greenery at the top. One can reach these stunning coves through several paths and steps. With beautiful crystalline waters, the Channel of Love is one of the most unique spots in Corfu. According to the tradition couples who swim through the narrow canal will get married soon. The beach is not recommended when it is windy.
Corfu (Greek: Κέρκυρα, Kérkyra, [ˈcercira]; Ancient Greek: Κέρκυρα or Κόρκυρα; Latin: Corcyra; Italian: Corfù) is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the second largest of the Ionian Islands, and, including its small satellite islands, forms the edge of the northwestern frontier of Greece. The island is part of the Corfu regional unit, and is administered as a single municipality. The municipality includes the island Corfu and the smaller islands Ereikoussa, Mathraki and Othonoi.
Located in the heart of Corfu Island and situated on the main road, makes Aqualand easily accessible from all parts of the Island. The construction of Aqualand started in 1995 and took two years to achieve the high quality and the best safety precautions for our visitors. The manufacture of the water attractions are designed by famous construction companies, who designed their project for Universal Studios and Disney parks.
Metsovo (Greek: Μέτσοβο; Aromanian: Aminciu) is a town in Epirus on the mountains of Pindus in northern Greece, between Ioannina to the north and Meteora to the south. The largest centre of Vlach life in Greece, Metsovo is bypassed by GR-6 (Ioannina - Trikala) and also by Egnatia Odos Motorway.
The Metéora (Greek: Μετέωρα, pronounced [mɛˈtɛoɾɐ], lit. "middle of the sky", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above" — etymologically related to "Meteorite") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece.
Lakones is a Village in Kerkyra in Corfu in the Ionian Islands Region of Greece. Lakones is also a Listed traditional settlement and a Town hall. The postal code of Lakones is 49083 and its telephone access code is +3026630. Lakones is at an altitude of 182 meters. In 1991, Lakones's population was 524, down from 733 in 1981. Locations near Lakones include the Village of Paleokastritsa and the Monastery of Moni Agias Paraskevis. On our Lakones page you can see Lakones Photos, explore Lakones' Map and nearby Destinations, find Lakones Hotels and check Lakones' Weather by following the links below and to the left.
The villa was built as a summer residence for the English Commissioner Thomas Maitland, and his Greek spouse, Corfiot Nina Palatianou, in 1828–1831, although they had to vacate the villa soon afterwards when Maitland was sent to serve in India. The villa was rarely used as a residence for the British governors. In 1833, it housed a school of fine arts, while in 1834,
Basically a residential area that has been adopted as a tourist base because of its proximity to the airport and Corfu Town as well as its panoramic views. To the S of the resort, a narrow causeway crosses the water to the much-photographed monastery of Vlacherna on its tiny islet. Just beyond this is a slightly larger, wooded mound known as Mouse (Pontikonissi) Island;
Corfu Achillion Palace: The Achillion Palace is ideally located in the picturesque village of Gastouri. This magnificent Palace was built in 1890 exclusively for Elizabeth (Sissy), the former Empress of Austria. The palace used to serve as the summer retreat of the Empress. Unfortunately, Sissy the Empress passed away in a rather tragic manner when she was brutally assassinated in 1898