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A great Sunday lunch and walk

Old perithia is a gorgeous preserved village that remains mainly abandoned. It has several tavernas... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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lazy afternoon in old Greece

I was advised to visit Perithia when hiring a car in Kassiopi. He was'nt wrong ! A lot of Perithia... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
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One of the island's oldest villages, and unquestionably it's best preserved. Visitors can get the best out of their visit with the Guide to Old Perithia which includes a self-guided 1 mile (2.5km) circular walk around the village (available at all...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Old perithia is a gorgeous preserved village that remains mainly abandoned. It has several tavernas that are open during the weekends. It constitutes a perfect Sunday excursion, with lunch at one of the tavernas and then a walk around the picturesque village to see the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

I was advised to visit Perithia when hiring a car in Kassiopi. He was'nt wrong ! A lot of Perithia is being restored, this is certainly bringing the place back to it's former glory. Every corner in the village, presents another interesting insight into old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is a nice little old village to visit in the Corfiot mountains, abandoned several decades ago, it is receiving a bit of a revival with several buildings having been restored. Several others are up for sale if you fancy restoring one yourself. In a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank daffystjob
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This is a must visit place, abandoned back in the 1950s but used for four centuries previously. Fascinating and the few Tavernas do good food too.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Delagiste
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Very old corfu village many cherishes around the village the first of some houses have been built before jesus christ. Panoamic views

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Good place to stop on a jeep trip in the north of the island. Excellent meals to be had in the restaurant and nice to have a wander round the village.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I loved this place we travelled from Agios Stefanos on the north west of the island it took about an hour on a quad bike. The village is peaceful and beautiful and the journey up through the hills was stunning We had spinach pie and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LouS59
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Old perithia was lovely - worth going to. Picturesque and the taverna’s were pleasant and cheap. Bit of a long and windy road up but worth it. The caves however are not do not bother going to the Perithia cave, difficult drive as all overgrown...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank butlercatherine
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Good parking once at the site with taverna opportunities. The route by car up from the main Kassiopi Acharavi road was good with some narrow passing places. We visit both locations when in Corfu and the village continues to charm. Some new building has occurred...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Val R
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We found this place surreal, to see all the derelict houses. After walking we tried the old taverna for lunch and it did not disappoint. I had a pasta and beef dish that was a traditional plate. It was lovely. Add the home made ginger...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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As a predominantly farming community, when tourism took off there was more, or easier, money to be made by the sea. Villagers generally owned 2 homes, New Perithia and in Old Perithia so the transission was easy... the... More
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Response from Claire P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's absolutely not possible to walk - it's a good distance away and up a very steep road. There's no buses in low season but the best place to ask is at your resort front desk as they will know what is happening much... More