Trekking in Corfu is an activity which will give you the chance to explore unspoilt spots on the evergreen island of the Ionian Sea. There are several difficulty grades depending which route you want to follow. Porto timoni, is rated as B, from an A to D scale of difficulty, so even amateurs can make it and follow this amazing trekking path in north Corfu.
Points of interest
Essentiall, Porto timoni is two beaches in one, as a narrow piece of land seperates the two beaches, Limni and Porto timoni. In order to reach Porto Timoni you will have to walk down the green hill through a narrow, and sometimes steep footpath. On the way, you will enjoy the view of Agios Georgios bay till you reach the beach. If you are lucky, the path will be clear and you will be able to go even further and visit the little church of Saint Stilianos which is located inside a small cave!
Porto timoni is a beautiful beach located about 20 minutes walk from Afionas, a small village in the north west Corfu, close to Agios Georgios Pagi village. You will need to park your vehicle close to the square of Afionas, near the church, and continue on foot. Beware the path can be quite speep. However, no special equipment is needed, just patience and attention.
Agios Georgios (pagi) is a major tourist resort in north west Corfu.
On your way to the Porto Timoni beaches you can see the amazing view of Agios Georgios bay, the longest sandy beach on the north west Corfu.
Continuing down the path, you will face the magical view of Limni and Porto Timoni beaches.
Both beaches are pebbly and provide peace and relaxation, but different water temperatures due to their facing against wind and currents. They are not organised, so be prepared and bring some drinking water with you and anything necessary for your stay there.
If you have time, the journey does not end at the beaches. Futher south, to the edge of the peninsula you can find a little church. On the photo above, on the right you can see Limni, the western of the two beaches.
This little church is located inside a small cave! The tale says that, many years ago a shepherd found an icon of Sint Stilianos and took it to the village's church so the people could worsip it. But the next day the icon was no there, and the shepherd found it again inside the cave. Then the villagers decided to make a little church there, dedicated to Agiso Stilianos.
The path from the beaches to the little church has a lot of vegetation and it is not accessible.
Rolandos rent a car in Agios Gordios is providing car hire services in Corfu island since 1980 and will ensure you will have a great time exploring the beauties of the island on your holidays.
Swimming in Corfu
There are many nice places for swimming in Corfu. The west coast of Corfu provides sandy beaches and the east coast pebbly. There are busy and quiet beaches, sandy, pebbly or beaches with rocks. There is definitely one for you to fall in love with.
Eating out in Corfu
Restaurants in Corfu offer local traditional and international cuisine and can satisfy all tastes! Click on the photo to view a full list of Restaurants on the island.
Ktinotrofiki is a local, family-run business offering traditional local products. In their stores you can find the only authentic Corfu butter, local fresh milk, variety of local cheeses, meats and many more.
Other attractions in Corfu
- Aqualand: One of the largest theme water parks in Europe.
- Canal d'amour.
- Glass-bottom boats in Paleokastritsa and Corfu town.
- Corfu Casino.
- Mountain Pantokrator.
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