Agios Spiridon is a small coastal neighbourhood, an extension of Perithia village and consists of two beautiful sandy bays overlooking the mysterious Albanian Mountain Ranges. The esteemed North Corfu’s Nature Reserve lies in this area and a visit is highly recommended. For those seeking a quiet relaxing holiday, Agios Spiridon is ideal with nearby botanic trails and eminent Birdwatching making it a perfect spot for Nature enthusiasts.
Both the bays are very popular due to the fine sandy beaches and can become crowded over weekends in the high season, but a ideal spot can always be found. A truly super spot for families with the larger resorts of Kassiopi and Acharavi just a short drive away.
Sport & Nature
Agios Spiridon is North Corfu’s celebrated Nature Reserve. Just a short walk from the beaches. Birds, Butterflies, Wild Flowers and fish living between the foliage of the lagoon and the little island which is separated by a tiny old bridge. Stroll along the breathtaking trails together with your camera, as unforgettable photos can always be captured, enhancing ever collectable memories of Corfu.
Organise your next stroll through the olive groves, to the surrounding hills, up to the deserted village of Old Perithia. A enchanting walk for all kinds of Nature Enthusiasts as the village is located in the foothills of the forbidding Mount Pantokrator and all kinds of Mediterranean flora and fauna can be found.
Horse riding is also available at Agios Spyridon, an event not to be missed, bookable one day in advance. Travel the mountain trails on horseback, marvel at the spectacular scenery.
Pyramid is a modern beach bar in the area, providing all types of entertainment and nightlife. It is also well known as a restaurant where tasty dishes are served in the most delightful scenery, enjoy one of the unforgettable sunsets, staying comfortably through twilight until nightfall. As an additional bonus regular live bands and known singers appear throughout the season producing a traditional corfiot atmosphere in the most spectacular settings.
Culture and History
Every year a Varcarola festival is organized in Agios Syridon. This is an traditional Corfiot event, in celebration of the "Miracle" performed by the Islands' Saint, Saint Spiridon, who saved the Islanders from the imminent Turkish invasion. Small boats and other watercraft, decorated with fairy lights, sail along the tiny bay as local choirs sing traditional Corfiot songs called "Kantades".