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Things to do in Kassiopi

Kassiopi Castle is located aroud the headland overlooking Kassiopi’s picturesque harbour. The entrance to the Kassiopi’s castle is via a pathway opposite the church on the way down to the harbour. The undemanding walk up to the headland offers a wonderful opportunity to wander round the isnide walls of the fortress. Stunning views of Kassiopi and across the Ionian Sea towards Albania.

Speed Boat Rental – Hiring a boat for the day is a great day out and offers the chance to visit secluded beaches and stunning bays around the east coast of Corfu.

Excursions – Daily cruises to Corfu town and other areas of interest on Corfu  are available every day. A chance to visit Corfu’s capital while admiring the coastline and avoiding the windy roads!

Beaches – There are three main beaches in Kassiopi, two around the headland from the harbour and the other, at the top of the road leading out of Kassiopi. If you follow the road to the left of the harbour, you will find yourself on a pathway climbing upwards. At the peak of the hill there is a beautiful view of the hills surrounding Kassiopi. The pathway will take you past the castle ruins. A short walk downwards and you will find yourself overlooking two small bays will layers of smooth flat rocks perfect for sunbathing.

The church – The church in Kassiopi has been dedicated to Our Lady, it is built on the ruins of the temple to Kassios Zeus whcih was a vcery important temple in its time. The port of Kassiopi was considered a safe harbour as the natural passage between Greece and Italy and ships passing would salute the temple with fireworks. Inside the church there are many Byzentine icons and a Byzentine mural. You are welome to go inside.

Paxos & Parga – According to mythology the idyllic island of Paxos, just to the south of Corfu, was created by Poseidon where he entertained his lovers. The rugged landscape the little protects pastel coloured houses that make up the sleepy villages as they nestle in the olive groves. It is also very popular with the Greeks who visit for the food, the picuresque scenery and the tranquil atmosphere.

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