more about acharavi
Acharavi is 37 km away from the centre of Corfu. The journey time by car takes around 35 to 45 minutes (depending on traffic volume). The village of Acharavi is built on a flat area, characterised by dense vegetation. Particularly impressive is the extensive sandy beach, which is one of the largest of Corfu. The total length is more than 8 km. Nearby destinations from Acharavi include several picturesque villages such as Petaleia, Upper Perithia and Lafkos that you should definitely pay a visit. You can also visit the mountainous villages Klimatia, Episkepsi and Agios Panteleimonas. Don't forget to go for a hike in the mount of Pantokrator, which at 906 metres (2,972 ft), it is the highest mountain on the island, and offers amazing view. You can also visit the tourist centre Roda. On the western edge of the municipality lies Thinalia Antinioti lagoon.
thinali municipality by numbers
- The municipality Thinalia is the largest municipality in area of the island with 77 889 acres
- The resident population is 5,512.
- The beds in hotels and apartments exceed 13,000
- Here is produced 80% of kumquat of the total production of the island.
- The municipality is an important part of Corfu grove
- You will find traditional products such as wine, nuts, citrus fruits, etc.
available at acharavi
In Acharavi you can find taxis, doctors, pharmacy, bank branches (Alpha), ATM'S (National, Emporiki, Eurobank), supermarkets, bakeries and natural selected restaurants, cafes, bars etc.
Using the interactive map, further down, you can see just how close the apartments are ( see the point icon ) to the services, attractions and the nearby places in Acharavi.
useful links about corfu and acharavi
Web Portal about Corfu
Wikipedia Site about Corfu
Goverment's site about Corfu
Web Portal about Corfu
Acharavi Taxi (local taxi company from Acharavi )
How to get to us
Corfu "Ioannis Kapodistrias" airport (CFU) is served by several airlines. Year-round both Aegean and Olympic airlines have flights to Athens. Also Sky Express flies from and to Corfu, from Preveza and several other islands such as Kefalonia, Zakinthos, Kithyra and Heraklion. During high season (roughly easter through October), other airlines including German Wings, Easyjet, Air Berlin, TuiFly, LTU, Ryanair, Transavia and Wizzair serve the island. Corfu Airport page
There are ferries every hour to and from Igoumenitsa on the mainland about an hour away. Most people get to Corfu by coming from Brindisi, Bari, Ancona, Trieste or Venice in Italy. The trip from Brindisi is about 9 hours. Ancona is about 16 hours and Venice around 30 hours. There are several different ferry lines that compete. Most of the boats are pretty nice, especially the new ones owned by Strintzis, Superfast and Anek. These same boats continue on to Patras which takes 10 hours and then return. If you are going by deck then you can buy your ticket when you get to Italy. But if you want a cabin or have a car then it is best to book in advance. You can buy tickets leaving Corfu from any of the agencies on the island.
in your own yacht
If you come in your own yacht the Marina, Gouvia offers you a comfortable stay, while in the town you can moor off at the NAOK harbour, as well as at the Old Port. You can also moor off at Benitses Marina, not far from Corfu town.
ok then you are at Corfu, now how to get to acharavi?
You can reach Acharavi from the Corfu Airport or Corfu Port by taxi, shared shuttle, by a private transfer upfront or by bus.
- local taxis: The authorities regulate tariffs for all licensed taxis. If the taxi is licensed, it displays a rate card in the window or on the dash. In case you don´t see any rate card, ask the taxi driver for the rate. The approx. cost of a ride to Acharavi is roughly 60 Euro. Acharavi Taxi (local taxi company from Acharavi ) , Corfu Airport Taxi page
- shared Shuttle: Shared Shuttle Service can be reserved online. The approx. cost of a ride from Corfu Airport to Acharavi is 16 Euro / person. ( corfu smart travel . transfers corfu ).
- private Airport Transportation: If you prefer not to share a car with other people you can book a private transfer in advance. Most companies, that offer this service, require the booking has been made at least 24 hours in advance. Easy Private Taxi or Corfu Airport Transfers
- by bus: Local bus number 15 goes from the airport to corfu town. Then you need to take from the central bus station another bus to Acharavi that runs Daily: 05.30, 09.00, 11.00, 14.00, 16.00, 20.00. Saturday: 06.00, 09.00, 11.00, 14.00, 18.30. Sunday:09.30.
Ioannis Kapodistrias Airport of Corfu +30 2661 089600
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|Beach of Acharavi||
The Acharavi Beach is one of the largest beaches in Corfu, with an area of about three kilometers. The beach is a mixture of pebbles and sand and shallow waters that do not exceed the height of the average for about 50 meters from the shore make it ideal for young children and people who find it difficult to swim.
|Beach of Almyros||
The length of 7 km. Beach Almyros Acharavi, drowned in the dunes, located on the northwest coast of Corfu (35 km from the City), known for its shallow waters, ideal for children's play and the fine, golden sand.
|Corfu Central Bus Station||
Serving the local transportation from Corfu to the most remote village on the island and connecting Corfu with Athens and Thessaloniki daily and all the capitals of which are in these two main routes, with ticket offices in Lefkimi, Larissa, Trikala , Kozani, Thessaloniki and Athens. Ktel Kerkyras - Ticket Office of Kerkyra +30 26610 28900, +30 26610 28920, +30 26610 28928, Ktel Kerkyras - Ticket Office of Athina +30 210 5129443, Ktel Kerkyras - Ticket Office of Thessaloniki +30 2310 595409, Ktel Kerkyras - Routes Information +30 26610 28927
|Folklore Museum of Acharavi||
The Folklore Museum of Acharavi collected and exhibited objects, photographs, drawings and texts of Corfu over the last three centuries. Elements of our popular culture that open pages of personal stories and collective experience, to illuminate the thread that connects you with it now.
|Hydropolis Water Park||
If you are looking for a fun day out with children or maybe just as a couple, water parks are always a good choice in the warm summer weather in corfu. Close to us at Hydropolis you have a choice of fun water rides as well as sports facilities, such as tennis, beach volley ball, aquafit and water games. You can also learn how to scuba dive here. There is a small zoo with ducks, geese, ostriches, wild fowl, peacocks and rabbits. Children are made welcome and there are many child facilities, including a children's pool and water slide.
Kassiopi is one of the most popular areas of the northeast coast of Corfu. The beaches are very small pebbles and seem to be hidden around the headland in stunning secluded spots such as battery beach. There are two great beaches to the north, the Kalamionas and cal, where you can have fun with various water sports on offer you.
landline: 266 306 4754 m: 693 733 8129
|Port of Corfu||
New port of Corfu P.O.box :49100, CORFU Tel : 26610 - 45551, 39824 Fax: 26610 - 37173 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Important tourist resort in northern Corfu. Continuous sandy beaches stretching to the Apraos and St. Spyridon, clean and calm waters and a very interesting environment make the area ideal vacation place since Roman times, as evidenced by the archaeological remains of Roman villas.
Super market Dimitra is the island's top retailer. A domestic chain of stores that has been operating since 1980s.
|Village of Old Perithia||
The village of Old Perithia is an architectural gem built in the Almighty slopes in northern Corfu 8 km. From the Cassiopeia region and in the middle of Mount Pantocrator. It combines natural beauty with architectural wealth yesteryear. Old Perithia has about 130 houses made mostly based on Venetian architecture and are built of stone. The location of the village was dictated by the fear of raids and malaria that tormented the coast. Many years ago the residents began to leave because of an epidemic, until arrived at today's image of abandonment and desolation. The remains of the mansions that resist the ravages of time and make the village to resemble "ghost village" travel the visitor to the Venetian era. The wilderness of this area exerts a mysterious charm and prompt the visitor for naturalistic walks to discover any point of the village in the verdant nature.