Gouvia

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This large town on the western coast of Corfu is in the middle of a large bay north-west of Corfu town overlooking the mainland.




"Gouvia is a village and resort situated around Gouvino Bay in Corfu, Greece. It is situated around 8km (5 miles) North of Corfu town.

Gouvias position in a natural harbour made it an ideal location for a shipyard, this was exploited during the Venetian occupation, when they built their arsenal in the village. The remains of it today are notable in the area.

The village has a Greek Orthodox church, names All Saints'. There are many bars, restaurants and taverns along the main street serving mostly tourists from Northern Europe. There are a number of large hotels and self-catering apartments in the village." Wikipedia









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3 . Corfu Airport

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Gouvia
1 . Gouvia

This is a large and mature marina in the Northern Ionian on the island of Corfu.

Ypsos
2 . Ypsos

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Pygri
3 . Pygri

A tiny harbour in shallow water for local boots only.

Limin Kerkira
4 . Limin Kerkira

Nautical Club Corfu
5 . Nautical Club Corfu

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6 . Corfu Old

Nissaki
7 . Nissaki

A small breakwater provides a harbour for local boats and the occasional yacht.

Palaiokastrita
8 . Palaiokastrita

Agni Cove
9 . Agni Cove

A double headed cove just south of Kalami often used for anchorage. The southern of the two heads has a couple of jetties providing access to shore and taverna's.

Agios Spyridon Bay
10 . Agios Spyridon Bay

Kalami Cove
11 . Kalami Cove

A large pretty and busy cove with a south-east facing sandy beach. Yachts are often anchored in the cove.

Benitses
12 . Benitses

Kouloura
13 . Kouloura

A small and pretty harbour on the tip of Kouloura cape just north-east of Kalami.

Kerasa Cove
14 . Kerasa Cove

This south-eastern facing cove and popular beach just north of Kalami has a small jetty to the north.

Stefanos Coves
15 . Stefanos Coves

A set of three coves south of the main (Saint) Stefanos cove provide some shelter for anchorage in the right conditions.

Roda Quay
16 . Roda Quay

Difficult to describe this, not really a harbour, but nor a traditional breakwater or quay. The arrangement provides some shelter and some mooring.

Imerolia Dock
17 . Imerolia Dock

The west side of the Kerkiras bay is home to a dock with a solid concrete quayside.

Kassiopi
18 . Kassiopi

The harbour has a quayside following the cove inside the two breakwaters providing shoreside mooring and access to the pretty town.

Varvaro Central Cove
19 . Varvaro Central Cove

The middle of the three woodland beach coves on the cape is further inset and slightly smaller and offers some shelter for anchoring in the right conditions.

Varvaro Cove
20 . Varvaro Cove

A beautiful cove overlooking the tiny Persterai islet and Albani on the horizon. This cove has a woodland beach only accessible by sea and often used as anchorage.

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Kontokali
1 . Kontokali
(Ionian Islands )

Merged with Gouvia, Kontokali is home to a large marina and a short distance from Corfu town.

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2 . Dassia
(Ionian Islands )

A beach resort town close to Corfu on the eastern side of the island.

Ypsos
3 . Ypsos
(Ionian Islands )

A small town on the southern side of the bay.

Pyrgi
4 . Pyrgi
(Ionian Islands )

A small hilly village overlooking the large bay and Corfu town.

Glyfada
5 . Glyfada
(Ionian Islands )

This village beach resort os on the western coast of Corfu island.

Ermones
6 . Ermones
(Ionian Islands )

A small beach based resort at the head of a natural cove.

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7 . Corfu
(Ionian Islands )

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Barbati
8 . Barbati
(Ionian Islands )

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Avramis
9 . Avramis
(Ionian Islands )

This lively little beach village on the western coast of Corfu is home to the Pelekas Monastery hotel resort.

Nisaki
10 . Nisaki
(Ionian Islands )

A hilly village set back from the south facing coast on the north-eastern side of Corfu.

Gefyra
11 . Gefyra
(Ionian Islands )

This tiny town is found at the end of a beautiful natural cove on the north-western coast of Corfu island.

Palaiokastritsa
12 . Palaiokastritsa
(Ionian Islands )

This town on the north-western coast of Corfu island is spread around the weaving coastline of the coves and is home to the Paleokastritsa Monastery.

Agios Gordios
13 . Agios Gordios
(Ionian Islands )

This village around a long sandy beach on the western coast of Corfu.

Kalami
14 . Kalami
(Ionian Islands )

A small coastal village on the north-eastern side of Corfu overlooking Albania.

Benitses
15 . Benitses
(Ionian Islands )

A long town following the coastline on the mid-eastern side of Corfu island, just south of Corfu town.

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16 . Agios Georgios Pagon
(Ionian Islands )

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Roda
17 . Roda
(Ionian Islands )

This town on the northern shore of Corfu neighbours Acharavi.

Acharavi
18 . Acharavi
(Ionian Islands )

A long thin town following the beach on the northern facing shore of Corfu island.

Paramonas
19 . Paramonas
(Ionian Islands )

A tiny village on the western coast of Corfu.

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20 . Apraos
(Ionian Islands )

This small beach town is east of Kassiopi on the northern shore of Corfu.

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