Agios Georgios Armenades is a unique sandy beach Blue Flag NW Corfu. It is one of the quietest beaches of Corfu, ideal for families with children as the water deepens gradually. Armenades is a traditional village with stunning views and surroundings. There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Greece is the Old Town of Corfu in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South-East. Set in few steps from the beach which is actually a large bay with amazing crystal clear clean waters. It gets popular as a relaxing family resort. Agios Georgios (Pagon or Armenadon, as it is called) is located between the famous resorts of Paleokastritsa and Arillas.
Action and adventure holidays on Corfu
One of the best ways to explore the western and eastern coasts of Corfu is by motor boat. Rent a boat in Dassia in the east or Paleokastritsa in the west and spend the day motoring along the coastline and discovery small tranquil coves ideal for a refreshing dip.
Action aficionados can water ski in Gouvia Bay or try paragliding in Dassia. Divers head to Paleokastritsa, where Achilleon Diving Center offers diving in a sheltered bay brimming with sea life. Apollo Dive Centre in Nissaki runs PADI courses for first-time divers.
Horse riding is available in Gouvia and Avlaki. among other locations.
Take a day trip on a sail boat to swim and snorkel in secluded bays, or a tour of the nearby twin isles of Paxi and Antipaxi, whose aquamarine waters need to be seen to be believed.
Corfu has an excellent network of hiking trails, including the Corfu Trail, the Erimitis path and the route to Pantokrator Mountain.
Cultural Attractions and Traditions
Culture vultures can take their pick from an array of interesting museums and galleries. The Corfu Museum of Asian Art, located within the Palace of St Michael and St Georgiou, hosts some excellent exhibitions. Situated nearby is the Garden of the People, where locals like to cool off beneath the trees. Housed in a 15th century church, the Antivouniotissa Museum features religious works representing six centuries of Ionian artistic expression. The Solomos Museum, Kapodistrias Museum, Reading Society, Banknote Museum, Ionian Parliament and the Museum of the Philharmonic Society of Corfu are all worth a visit. At the Casa Parlante museum, peek into the daily life of an aristocratic family in the 19th century.If you happen to visit Corfu during Orthodox Easter, you might be lucky enough to witness the Philharmonic Society of Corfu’s solemn Good Friday performance and locals ceremoniously throwing clay pots from windows and balconies onto Spianada Square on Easter Saturday.
Experences in Corfu island
The Crazy Speedboat
Enjoy an amazing trip ,a speed run on a boat ,or ride the super-fast ex-military crazy speedboat.
The Water Park
On the island there are three such places, each of one offers unforgettable crazy slides and more, all of high-standard security .
Water Sports center
The always fascinating water sports are very popular on the island. Canoeing and water-skiing and also very, fashionable lately, paragliding, all sport guarantee an amazing experience and often amazing views of the island.
If you like to dive into the fantastic underwater world of wonderful reefs, caves and wrecks this is the experience for you. A fascinating trip into the blue water of Corfu Island.
Here you can experience all the amazing underwater wonders of the blue Ionian Sea. The super modern sea craft with bulletproof glass bottom, it will give you a breathing view of the Ionian sea bottom better than Julius Vern himself could ever describe.
Bike Day Tours
Do you enjoy biking? Enjoy a ride on the green island, have even a cost effective and efficient workout while you can admire the gorgeous sea and other beautiful sites.
This is the best way to run away the crowds and walk around the beaches of Corfu`s north-east coast. Renting your own boat with a captain is very common and efficient. You can be rent a luxury boat, equipped with all the necessary accessories, and spend the best time whit your family or friend.
Corfu is a fishing island, many boats companies organize unique fishing safari. If you like fishing, you won`t be disappointed
Horse riding is a unique form of active rest.
The best ways for discovering the most beautiful places of the islands, among others green hills of Corfu.
Rent a sailing boat and sail the blue waters of the Ionian Sea, explore the most beautiful bays and harbors on the island. There are many boats that cover all the needs and your standards.