The island itself is a tourist’s paradise. The whole of the island is within easy reach whether you use a car or a motorcycle or you just decide to use the frequent local bus service or taxi. Acharavi, especially, combines verdant mountains, crystal-clear waters, amazing beach and breathtaking views. Whether you are looking for somewhere beautiful to relax, a family friendly environment or some local nightlife this hotel has something for everyone.
Sidari – Canal de Amour
The Channel of Love also known as Canal d’amour is probably the most famous and most special beach on the island. It is situated between the villages Sidari and Peroulades, on the northern coasts of the island at a distance of about 32 kilometers from the city of Corfu.
The Channel of Love is a natural masterpiece, perhaps the only one in the Mediterranean. It is an opening created by the corrosive effect of the water and the air above the cliff made of sandstone. With each year that passes, the continuous effects of the elements of nature change the natural environment of the Channel of Love creating in some parts canals with turquoise waters and in other parts small caves and bights.
Old Perithia (or Palea Perithia) is a ghost village on the northern side of Corfu, just 12 km from Acharavi. Constructed on the slopes of Mount Pantokrator, at an altitude of 650 m, Old Perithia is a wonderful place to visit.
The Nymfes Waterfalls are situated just outside the beautiful homonymous village of Nymfes, in a verdant area with oaks and holly trees.
The two beaches of Porto Timoni are a unique creation of nature. Both are equally beautiful and reaching Porto Timoni view is an experience worth having.
Words cannot describe this phenomenal natural artwork. Loggas Beach lies at the foot of a sheer, imposing, vertical cliff-face of sedimentary rock.
Situated on the northwest coast, it is notorious for its stunning views and most romantic sunsets.
Corfu town, especially for its oldest part, is one of the most charming and romantic places in the whole of Greece.
It is a perfect example of ancient Venetian and Byzantine art that will be able to fascinate you with its little streets and its panoramic points.
Surrounded by the sea, the old town of Kerkyra is closed between the two ancient fortresses.
When you arrive by ferry boat, the humidity of the sea hide Corfu town revealing only at the last moment the old houses.
One of the most central and famous places of the Corfu island is Liston.
The impressive architecture and the characteristic arches makes it one of the most important sights, not only at the island of Corfu but also in Greece.
The pedestrian street of Liston, is located at the end of Spianada, the main square of the island and the largest in the Balkans and is also the main entrance to the famous narrow cantons of Corfu Old Town. Next to it, there is a large area with grass where cricket matches and other events take place from time to time.
Around it, there are many sights that a visitor can admire and explore, the Palace of St. Michael and St. George , the Museum of Asian Art, the Old Fortress and of course the Holy and Miraculous Church Of Agios Spyridon.
Pentofanaro, is a lantern column with five lamps at the beginning of Liston . The most characteristic meeting point of the locals… “See you at Pentofanaro”.
Built on a rocky peninsula with two characteristic hills (Corifes), Old Fortress is positioned at the eastern end of the citadel.
The first image seen by the visitor who approaches Corfu Town by sea is the formidable, Old Fortress. Built on a rocky peninsula with two characteristic hills (Corifes), it is positioned at the eastern end of the citadel. Apart from the historical and cultural interest, what makes the Old Fortress special is, without a doubt, the awe-inspiring 360 degree, panoramic view it offers of the Ionian Sea and UNESCO Heritage Listed Old Corfu Town.
Whether someone has visit the island of Corfu or not, it is certain that knows the existence of Achilleion Palace.
The story of the Empress of Austria, Elizabeth has made a huge impression through books and movies that have been made and are widly known to a range of ages.
The Achilleion Palace is associated with her, who went down in history as the sad Queen Sissy. Achilleion Palace is located 10 km outside the city of Corfu next to Gastouri village, in a landscape filled with olive groves and lush vegetation. It is a milestone in the history of the island.