Municipality of Kassiopi is situated on the north-eastern part of Corfu island. It is located 34km far from Corfu town. The name of Kassiopi can be found in ancient texts. The myth says that Cassiopeia was the wife of King Cepheus of Ethiopia and mother of Andromeda. The history of the region is very interesting. Since the ancient times it appears to be a place with a great strategic importance. The castle that stands until now in the hill of Kassiopi signifies the ancient history of Corfu island. Nowadays, the Kassiopi is one of the most famous tourist destinations of Corfu. It has all the appropriate standards for relaxing holidays and at the same time is full of fun. The morphology of the region combines picturesque bays and natural ports with mountain beauty.
Imerolia is the last part of Kassiopi and is just 500m from the center of the village. It is a quite region has a lot of green and also consists from small pebble beaches. From above are the foothills of the mountain Podolakos. A climb to this mountain, could be a surprise for every visitor from this excellent view of Imerolia and the village of Kassiopi.
Where to swim
Kassiopi’s beaches are magnificent and have crystal clear waters. When the visitor stands to the harbor of Kassiopi, can turn to the left and see at 200m the beach which has named Battery. The beach is pebbly, has turquoise waters and is like a swimming pool. Next to Battery is the beach of Kanoni. The area around of the Kanoni is rocky which form small bays and beaches from pebbles. About 200m from Kanoni beach visitor be able to swim to another beach called Kalamionas.This is a beach that has a blue flag and consists from small pebbles, ideal for young children and families.
Kassiopi has many apartments for rent with swimming pool and bar like Kassiopi Apartments, Donna Amalia, Phillipos, Kassiopi Bay, Limani Apartments, Damaskis, Emily’s, Dimitris, Dimas, Mary Hellen and others, also has studios and small hotels inside and outside the village. Also nearby you can find luxury villas with swimming pool in a unique natural landscape with an excellent sea view.
Services & Fun
Kassiopi is a destination that cover all the needs of the visitor. In this village the visitor can choose between several nice restaurants as Janis Restaurant, Petrino Restaurant, Bolero Restaurant, Three Brothers Restaurant, Porto Resturant, Trilogia Resturant, Ungle Simos Resturant, Little Italy Pizzeria, La Luna Pizzeria, Kastelo Resturant, and Kima Restaurant with international and Corfiot cuisine. There are also snack bars clubs like Passion Club and pubs like Vision and Illusions, Jasmine karaoke bar and Kostas Bar that are open until late at night and offers music, dancing, karaoke, quiz and other event. The main street that ends to the picturesque harbor there are variety of shops which are selling clothes, jewelleries, souvenirs and accessories for the beach. Kassiopi also has tourist offices for tours, super markets, bakeries, cars and motorbikes for rent, pharmacy, clinic, police station and gas station.