North East Corfu

Why Visit

The northeastern side of Corfu Island has a combination of scenic and picturesque locations that are a must-visit. Many seaside villages and beaches are waiting for you to explore. Apart from the coastal areas, this side is also interesting for its mountainous areas famous to all trekkers.

 

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Who Should Visit

If you are a man of adventure, love hiking and mountaineering, and enjoy the rocky beaches, then the northeast side of Corfu is right for you.

When to Visit

If you are planning to stay on the northeast side of Corfu, then make sure you visit it when the temperature is warm, preferably in May till September.

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What to do

Kassiopi village offers sight to the beautiful architectural masterpiece, i.e., the Kassiopi Castle. If you love to explore the history, then the castle is worth visiting. The Kassiopi also offers access to great rocky beaches that are suitable for swimming.

Mount Pantokrator is the highest mountain that you can see on the Island. Rent a car and drive to the top. On the way, you will pass picturesque villages with taverns where you can taste homemade dishes. When you reach the top, you should visit the monastery. There is also a café with refreshing drinks. The view from there is breathtaking as you see almost whole Corfu Island and the Albanian coast.

Ready for hiking? Visit Old Peritheia village. The Old Perithia Village continues to be the famous tourist attraction as it highlights and exhibits the historical background of the Island itself. The village offers beautiful views of the sea. It is believed that the place was once inhabited by at least 1200 people who eventually left the place in search of a better standard of living. Even now the village is famous for its hospitality as tourists can either relax in the tavernas, or they can enjoy the local home-cooked food.

Finally, make a stop at the seaside village of Kalami. There you will find the famous White House. The White House in Kalami is best known as the former residence of British author Lawrence Durrell. Lawrence lived here in the 1930s with his wife, Nancy. Learn More at thewhitehouse.gr

 

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