Situated on the west coast of Corfu, Aghios Gordios is a quaint holiday destination whose main charm stems from its fishing and farming industries, giving the place a relaxed feel throughout. Although it is known for that more laid-back approach to holidaying, Aghios Gordios is located just 15 kilometres away from the bustling centre of Corfu Town, where you can sample some of the finest nightlife that Greece has to offer.
Being so close to historic Corfu Town means that there are a number of amazing opportunities for sightseeing, and the fact that all of them are located very close to each other means you barely have to break a sweat. The old own is a connected maze of narrow streets which make you feel as if you’ve stepped back in time. The area is also a shoppers’ paradise and has a number of different places for you to pick up local specialties like gold jewellery and handmade lace. And when you’re all shopped out, take some deserved relaxation on the resorts incredible beaches. With sparkling blue seas located in front of a mess of wooded hills, Aghios Gordios is a prime pick for your 2021 holiday destination.
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Due to its laid-back feel and reputation, Aghios Gordios isn’t exactly overloaded with tourist attractions and sites, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot to see. As the hub of the town, Aghios Gordios beach is obviously a huge draw for guests to check out and around the golden stretch of sand are a number of interesting places worth checking out. There are three traditional Greek villages easily accessible by foot. All three of Kato Garouna, Pentati and Sinarades lie close to Aghios Gordios and reaching them is almost as beautiful as the towns themselves. Winding picturesque paths show you the best of the nature around Aghios Gordios and the distances is just far enough to work up a real appetite to quench when you finally arrive in the towns.
Nearby Corfu Town provides one of the most beautiful history lessons you’re ever likely to receive. The town’s Old Fortress is an old Venetian structure which was built in the early 15th century. Originally purposed as a defence fortification, this Byzantine site is now an amazing place to snap pictures of, but also from, with amazing panoramic views of the dazzling blue ocean around it.
As one of the most popular beaches in Corfu, this sandy marvel is one of the main reasons many people visit the resort. The beach took its name from the church of Aghios Gordios located in the centre of the beach. The beautiful cove is nestled amongst lush green mountains, and it’s also surrounded by olive tree forests, vineyards and a variety of impressive rock formations. To reach the beach of Aghios Gordios you must first pass through a beautiful road full of vineyards and high olive trees, meaning by the time you actually arrive at the beach, you’re already in a mood of prime relaxation. Once you reach the beach you will find plenty of tourist facilities to enjoy a comfortable day of sunbathing. The crystalline waters are ideal for a refreshing swim while water sport equipment is also available for both children and adults. During the high season the beach can be very popular with children playing in the waves and families camped out for the day, so make sure you arrive early. The beach is bordered by the impressive Ortholithi, a huge rock emerging from the sea. There are sunbeds aplenty here and there are even some private areas reserved for nudists if you are so inclined.
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