TripAdvisor Reviews Hellinis Corfu Town
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... is a "huge" kidder and he told us so many silly things like the "fact" that the people don't like tourists and the shrines were there in memory of those they really didn't like. Our first stop was at a tiny church (Aga Anna) and lovely home and garden in Aleimatades. I hope the pictures do the size of the vegetables justice. The homeowner came out and greeted us and picked a massive head of cabbage. Beautiful. As we climbed further into the mountains and the weather cleared, ...
... but I really don't know where we were--but we were served Greek food. Then we continued down the mountain to the old part of the city. That's usually where the tours take you so that you can become acquainted with some of the country's history. It was nice, today, though to drive through areas other than that.
In the old part of the town, we saw the fortress used to protect the city from invaders and had time to shop. Olive wood is a main product ...
... stop, Katakolon, included a visit to the archeological ruins of Olympia. We loved seeing the remains of the ancient city, the ruins of the temples of Zeus and Hera, and the ancient site of the original Olympic Games where the torch is lit to begin every modern Olympic games.
In between sight seeing on the Greek islands, we enjoyed time with our friends on the ship. ...
Had a really good sleep in today. Feeling so much better after some easy going says in Greece. I'll definitely be sad to leave. After breakfast a few of us chose to get the bus in to Corfu town to have a look around. We sat down for lunch at a nice seaside restaurant, and I had an amazing Greek mixed grill. After lunch we walked around to the Old Fortress. It was an incredible place, built almost 800 years ago by the Byzantines to guard the trading route. ...
Today was a free day. Nothing planned. A few people rented cars and went for a drive around the island. I decided to save my money and just stay at the hotel. Had a sleep in, then lounged by the pool and finished a book I had been reading. Got myself an espresso (been having coffee withdrawals!) and then a bit later got a coffee ...
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27 K Georgaki St, Corfu Town | 2 star hotelfrom $72
9 Platia Ethikou Stadiou, Corfu Town | 2 star hotelfrom $67
Alykes, Potamou, Corfu Town | 3 star hotelfrom $75