The name of Paleokastritsa stands for a beach and a resort settlement, which occupy the western part of the island of Corfu. In fact, Paleokastritsa is the cape, which has high cliffs covered with Cypress trees. Paleokastritsa is washed by the Adriatic Sea. One established several hotel complexes for tourist recreation within the resort. It features a well-developed infrastructure represented by modern restaurants, cafes, shops, and gift shops.
On the assumption that the resort features hilly relief, travelers go up and down to the beach along a path that might remind you of a mountain trail. Due to this peculiarity, Paleokastritsa is seldom visited by the vacationers with kids and seniors. Perhaps, it is one of their major mistakes. Paleokastritsa is an excellent destination for recreation, which provides a diverse choice of family-friendly hotels, equipped with kid’s play area.
The resort is famous for its attractions, views, and clear sands. It is noteworthy that the sea waters in Paleokastritsa are the coolest compared to other resorts. The underground sources are the major reason for that.
Zefiros Traditional Hotel, Akrotiri Beach, and Paleo ArtNouveau Hotel are regarded as the most popular Paleokastritsa hotels.
Paleokastritsa is the first place you must visit upon arrival at Corfu.
There are several attractions in the territory of the city. The list of Paleokastritsa must-see attractions includes Angelocastro fortress (one of the most beautiful sites of the Byzantine culture), Paleokastritsa Monastery of Virgin Mary (at present, it is used as a museum, which exhibits the icons of the Byzantine period), and the observation deck of Bella Vista. Its views enter the top ten best views in Europe list.
While going to admire a bird’s eye view of Paleokastritsa, many tourists take a glance into local cafes for some ice cream and a cup of fragrant coffee. It is a particular tradition existing among the visitors of the settlement.
Tourists usually come to Paleokastritsa during the high season. When compared to other cities on Corfu Island, this destination is less popular, and hence less crowded. Paleokastritsa tourist season usually starts in the beginning of June. During this period, the air temperature reaches +27°C, while the water warms up to +20°C – +21°C. In July, the temperature increases and makes local thermometers show +30°C. The water is heated to +23°C – +24°C. The hottest days are observed in August (until +35°C and +25°C respectively). Paleokastritsa September is the Velvet season. It brings the air temperature of +27°C and keeps comfortable +22°C for water. Paleokastritsa winter and autumn seasons are usually warm. From time to time, the temperature falls to +6°C – +8°C.
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Do you know how to get to Paleokastritsa?
You can find Paleokastritsa only 25 kilometers from the airport and 26 kilometers from the capital of the island. There are several ways to get to the resort: using local scheduled bus service, a hired car, and a taxi. To save time, travelers often take care of transportation beforehand and book a transfer. Our company offers its customers such a possibility.
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