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Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos is a small village in the south east of Corfu, it's set on a hill but the land around it is fairly flat, most of the residents work in agriculture as there’s virtually no tourism in the village. Like most of the southern end of the island it’s very quiet.

Nissaki

Nissaki is a traditional Greek village in the north east of Corfu that’s ideal for those wanting a relaxing holiday away from the crowds, it’s spread over a large area with many villas and apartments dotted about that are available to rent.

Pelekas

Pelekas is on the west coast of Corfu, roughly opposite Kerkyra and close to Kaisers Throne. It’s a large village with tightly packed buildings that include several tavernas, restaurants and rooms to rent which is why it has become a hot spot for backpackers.

Petriti

Petriti is a small fishing village on the east coast, it’s about 20 minutes from Lefkimmi and nearly an hour from the capital. Petriti has a pretty little marina that’s home to a couple of tavernas where you can sit and watch the colourful boats come and go.

Ermones

Ermones is a small resort in the centre of the west coast of Corfu about 20 minutes outside Kerkyra. There’s not a huge selection of hotels but there are a few around the beach. Ermones is perfect for people who want a slower, quieter pace to their holiday.

Glyfada

Glyfada is in the middle of Corfu on the west coast and is a very small and relatively quiet resort. There's no late night bars, clubs or other wild entertainment. There are a bunch of restaurants, hotels and apartments, mainly around the beach front.

Kalami

Kalami bay is set beneath the hills on Corfu’s north east coast. It isn’t a lively resort but it does have a small selection of tavernas, shops and bars as well as a lovely traditional Greek feel to it. Kalami will appeal mainly to those wanting a slow paced holiday.

Kerasia

Kerasia is a quiet cove on the east coast of northern Corfu, it's not really a village as there’s just a beach with a single taverna and a few villas to rent. There’s no shops, no bars and no other facilities but it's perfect for those looking to get away from the crowds.

Agios Stefanos (NE)

Agios Stefanos is a small picturesque harbour village with views out over the Ionian sea to Albania. it’s an up market resort with plush villas available to rent in the hills behind the harbour. At the harbour you’ll find a number of tavernas and a couple of bars.

Apraos

The village of Apraos is small and quiet with virtually no facilities, you wont find late night bars, souvenir shops or supermarkets. There's a couple of tavernas by the beach and a handful of hotels, for anything else you’ll have to travel to nearby Kassiopi.

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