Othonoi, the westernmost point of Greece
This the largest island of the Diapontia complex, located north of Corfu, with a land abundant in olive trees and coasts surrounded by tall cliffs. Explore the island of Nymph Calypso!
• Ammos is the main settlement and port of the island, with hotels, restaurants and traditional houses.
• Calypso Cave is very close to the Aspri Ammos beach and can only be reached by boat.
• Cape Kastri is on the east side of the island where you can visit the ruins of a Venetian castle.
• Around the same area, see the impressive Lighthouse that was built in 1872 and is 10 metres high.
• Chorio is another settlement of Othonoi which you can reach by car or through a trail. There you can visit the church of Saint George which was built in 1864.
• At the same settlement, you’ll discover a white stone cross that was built in 1833 to commemorate the massacre of the inhabitants from the infamous pirate Barbarossa.
• Aspri Ammos has white sand and transparent waters. You can only access this beach from the sea.
• Very close to the port, swim in the green waters of the unspoilt Ammos, Vathi Portelo and Avlakia.
• Visit Xylosermi beach by boat or through a walking trail, 300 metres before you get to the water, at the highest point of the hill that stands here, you can enjoy a stunning sunset.
• Hiking at the well-preserved trails, which locals and tourists use to move to and from the small villages of the island.
• Organise a sailing tour to discover every hidden bay of the island (if the weather permits such endeavours).
• Underwater photography and diving to discover the fascinating sunbed of Othonoi. At Fyki bay you can explore the shipwreck of Sarah.
Travel to the point where the Ionian Sea meets the Adriatic Sea with cheap ferry tickets to Othonoi through letsferry.com.
Information about the port of Othonoi
Othonoi is connected to Corfu, Ereikoussa and Mathraki. The facilities you will find at the port are car, bike and moto rentals, playground, free parking.