Agios Georgios Pagon, that has taken its name because of its chilly waters, is located on the west side of Corfu, just above Paleokastritsa. The natural bay is surrounded by cypress trees and olive groves, with a long stretch of sandy beach. The beach is well organized with plenty of taverns, restaurants and bars. The surrounding cliffs and historic villages are ideal destinations for hiking.
The Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary (13th century). The Byzantine church, a single nave basilica is at the centre of the monastery complex however, the monk’s cells and the courtyard date from the 18th century. The Monastery is home to eight monks, who hold traditional masses. The museum has Byzantine and Post Byzantine icons; the most notable is the beautiful Dormition of the Virgin Mary.
1000ft up a steep cliff on the north west coast is the Fortress of Angelokastro. The exact date of its construction is unknown although the first documented evidence of its existance is 1272. It was one of the most important fortifications and formed a defensive triangle with Kassiopi Castle on the north east coast and Gardiki Castle in the south.
At 906m high Mount Pantokrator is the highest point on Corfu. On a clear day at the summit, and despite it being 130km away, it is possible to see Italy, as well as the whole of Corfu and Albania. At the top is café for tourists who have reached the summit either on foot or by car, a well and a telecommunications tower. The church dates from 1689; however in 1347 the first monastery was built with the help of the Perithians.
Diving with Achilleon Diving Center
* Certified divers choose from amongst 26 beautiful dive sites
* Beginners try the Discover Scuba Diving and have an unforgettable experience
Waterpark is 12000 square metres of fun for everyone. For the fearless there are 36 different water slides. Jump into one of the 15 different pools or wait in the Wave Pool for the madness to start! Qualified lifeguards are never far away and a service is available for those guests with special needs.
Wine. Gastronomy. Culture.
Ambelonas Corfu is located 6 km from Corfu Town, on a hill with natural wild vegetation and panoramic views of Central Corfu. Taste Corfiot cuisine at its best with a fine selection of original local dishes alongside with fine red and white wine made from grapes that grow within the estate.
Corfu Town has much to offer even the most well travelled visitor. The art galleries and museums, of which there are more than a dozen, hold regular exhibitions. The town’s three brass bands, symphony orchestra, opera company, choir, contemporary and traditional dance groups and drama societies guarantee a full programme of musical and theatrical events.