Once a sleepy fishing village, this charming spot has emerged as a bustling resort that still manages to keep plenty of its original charm. On Kassiopi holidays you’ll find a picturesque place on the northern coast of Corfu, which is one of the most popular destinations in Greece. Beautiful beaches await you on your holiday to Kassiopi. You can stroll along the paths across the headland to discover pebbly coves, or head to the large shingle bay for water sports fun. The vibrant harbour’s brimming with cafés, bars, restaurants and tavernas, and the nightlife scene is lively, too. Looking for a little culture? Kassiopi Castle (a magnificent Byzantine fortress) towers over the whitewashed village and its central square. When it’s time to cool off, you can head for some family fun he nearby Aqualand waterpark.
Things to do
There are all kinds of things to enjoy during holidays to Kassiopi. For a picnic with a view, pack up your lunch and head up to the ancient castle. from its hilltop location, you’ll see spectacular view across the coast and village. When the sun is shining, wander down to the beaches and relax beside the tranquil waters, or you can have a go at snorkelling in the sea. To see the island from a different perspective, catch a boat trip from the harbour. You’ll also find all kinds of bustling restaurants here where you can while away the evening (with a glass of wine in hand). The seafood restaurants are highly recommended. Travelling with the family? You’ll want to head for a day out at Aqualand, an exciting waterpark with pools and slides galore.
Due to its tucked away location, Kassiopi was an important port and hideaway. The resort boasts a long list of exciting visitors in its varied and fascinating past including Neronas, the King of Rome, who set up the baths of Kassiopi.
Sports and leisure
Despite having a traditional vibe, Kassiopi offers a variety of different activities for children and adults. You can try a range of water sports which include water-skiing and paddleboarding. Kassiopi also offers a diving centre, which gives you the chance to take part in lessons and diving excursions, suitable for both adults and children.
If the water isn’t your thing, you can take a stroll through the picturesque local area on horseback or try mountain biking; the choice really is yours.
With a couple of discos and bars dotted around the harbour and trendier parts of town, Kassiopi offers an exciting and steady nightlife. It has some for those who enjoy a quiet drink as well as those who want to party until the sun comes up. The resort boasts an annual wine festival, which sees a healthy turnout from tourists and locals alike, so head here if you fancy finding a new favourite wine. With live music and Greek dancing, this is a great chance to mingle and get involved in the local culture.
If you also enjoy beer, you’ll find the Arillas Beer Festival is something for you. Just a short 45 minute drive from Kassiopi, you’ll find a range of delicious locally brewed beers, which go perfectly with some local cuisine and live music.