Exploring Corfu Sailing Holidays area
- Visit Site
- Date: 6 of August
Left from the main beach in Sidari is the famous Kanali tou Erota (Love Channel), an opening in the rock in the sea, a tunnel. Tradition says that whoever swam in this passage, on the other side will meet the love of his life.
In the local dialect of Corfu 'Astrakeri' , is called the site, which has been covered by Astraka. This is an ideal beach for families because of its shallow waters and vast beach, not in length but in width, will delight children, especially on days when it blows, a common occurrence on the northern shores.
Gouvia Marina is situated about 6 km from the town of Corfu and 7 km from the International Airport (IATA: CFU), on the south coasts of the bay Gouvia, in front of Kontókali settlement. It is considered the natural link between the Adriatic and the Mediterranean Sea as well as a port of call, to repose and enjoy the climate and the beauties of the island.
Harbor Kérkyras is formed in front of Kérkyra town and comprises the old harbor, which is mainly used for mooring by fishing vessels and pleasure boats, and the new harbor, which is the commercial and tourist port of the island.
The old harbor is formed W of jetty Mourágia and comprises a basin with quayed coasts for 185 m and depths of about 2 m near them.
Taverna Thomas offers many traditional dishes including the famous Pastitsada a Greek dish associated with the island of Corfu. One traditional pastitsada recipe features lean leg or shoulder of veal and macaroni, as well olive oil, minced onions, sliced garlic cloves, salt and ground black pepper, white wine, vinegar, cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon, fresh or canned tomatoes, butter, and grated kefalotyri or Parmesan cheese.
The beautifully preserved Old Town of Corfu, is a UNESCO world heritage site, where Renaissance, Baroque and Classical cultures come together and fuse with local artistic traditions. Palaces, fortresses, buildings of the Venetian rule uniquely blend with the Greek architecture, small secluded squares and the so-called ‘Kantoúnia’ the vaulted passages that make you feel as if you’ve travelled to Italy.