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Exo Hora

Visiting Exo Hora is like taking a step back in time, it survived the 1953 earthquake well and is untouched by tourism with no large hotels and just a couple of tavernas. It's a traditional village that's perfect for an afternoon away from the crowds.

Gyri

Gyri is a tiny village in Zakynthos. Gyri has just 20-30 houses, a couple of which are rented out. There's no hotels and just a single taverna so Gyri really isn't a tourist hot spot but if you like exploring traditional Greek villages then it's perfect.

Kampi

Kampi, sometimes also known as Kambi is a tiny village in the middle of the west coast of Zakynthos. As you might expect from such a tiny village, there are minimal tourist facilities, just a couple of villas to rent and a couple of tavernas on the outskirts.

Katastari

The picturesque village of Katastari is close to the 17th century Monastery of Agios Ioannis Prodromos. It's also home to a folklore museum, where you can explore a stunning collection including silver, embroidery, and traditional agricultural tools.

Keri

There’s actually two sections to Keri village, the main tourist area, known as Limni Keri that’s built around the beach and harbour with the majority of the hotels, apartments and tavernas and the more traditional village up in the hills with fantastic views.

Kiliomenos

Kiliomenos is a small settlement close to the centre of Zakynthos. where a local women’s cooperative sells local products including olive oil, wine, honey, herbs, cheese, soap, candles, sweets, liqueurs, weaving, knitting, embroidery, jewellery, ornaments, and more.

Macherado

Macherado is an unspoiled hamlet filled with authentic Greek tradition and natural beauty, Amid the lush vegetation lies Agia Mavra Church, it was destroyed by a fire in 2006 but was recently restored back to it's original Venetian glory.

Pelekas

Pelekas is on the west coast of Corfu, roughly opposite Kerkyra 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. Also nearby is Kaisers Throne.

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.

Lefkimmi

Lefkimmi is the second largest village on Corfu, it's located in the south of the island on the east coast. It's a traditional port town built amongst the olive groves and vineyards. The harbour offers ferries to Igoumenitsa on the mainland as well as Paxos and Antipaxos.
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