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Apr14

Ipsos (Ypsos) beach or "The golden mile"

Written by Spiros Laskaris on Thursday September 17, 2020
Permalink - Category: Beaches - Tags: ipsos, ypsos, Ipsosbeach, ypsosbeach, Korfuhotels, corfu_romantic_island, Greece, corfuhotels, corfu

It is located at the foot of Mount Pantokratoras, 14 km north of Corfu town and borders south with Dassia, east with the New Settlement of Agios Markos and north with Pyrgi.

A road separates the blue coast with palm trees on the one hand and the dozens of Corfu hotels, rooms to let, bars, restaurants, taverns and various tourist shops on the other.

Ipsos has been known since ancient times for its nightlife and entertainment.

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Apr14

Saint Mark (Agios Markos) of Corfu.

Written by Spiros Laskaris on Wednesday September 16, 2020
Permalink - Category: Corfu island - Tags: corfu_romantic_island, AgiosMarkos, SaintMark, SaintMarc, OldAgiosMarkos, AgiosMarkosvillage, village, Ipsos, Pyrgi, Pirgi, OldSaintMark

It is a historic task for the author of this article to write about the place where his ancestors were born and raised.


Agios Markos, a historic village of Corfu whose very few people know its history and the secrets it hides in its green environment.
It consists of two settlements. The old and the most beautiful and the new. The old settlement is of special natural beauty and is a "traditional settlement" with protection from the Greek Ministry of Environment.

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