Paleokastritsa is located on the northwest coast of Corfu, 25 km from the I.Kapodistrias airport as well as from Corfu town.
The resort is hilly and nestles beneath the folds of steep verdant slopes of olive groves and citrus orchards.
One of the most Beautiful Villages in Corfu
Paleokastritsa has long been considered one of the most beautiful villages in Corfu and is a renowned Greek beauty spot.
There is all the kind of services, restaurants, super-markets, cafes, shops, small bars, covering all the needs
for the independent traveler.
The Monastery of Theotokos
At the northern most promontory (Agios Spyridon) lies the 12th century monastery of Theotokos. The Monastery stands on a sheer hillside full
of wild trees and olive trees facing the deep blue sea. (Read more) In one of the cells in the monastery, a museum has been founded where holy and precious relics of the
monastery are housed. Magnificent views are obtained from both the monastery and the hills above, particularly from the village of Lakones.
On most of the beaches there are taxi boats, sun beds, umbrellas, motor boats, and canoes for rent. It is well worth to visit all the beaches
(About 15, most reached only by boat) in the around area by boat and see also the famous Paleokastritsa caves.
Main beach, Agios Spyridon, is situated under Monastery and itʼs the biggest. Here you can rent petalboats, cannoes or go for the caves trip.
For the really active, the rocks, the caves and the crystal water provide great points for diving. Paleokastritsa enjoys a spectacular setting
on six (6) small-enclosed bayswith crystal turquoise water.