Corfu island - 5 awesome photo places

Updated: Oct 21, 2019

Greece is a perfect location for travel and vacation photography. This country offers many beautiful destinations, including breathtaking islands. One of them is Kerkyra (Corfu), the second largest island of the Ionian Islands (known as Seven Islands).


List of Ionian Islands: Kerkyra (Corfu), Paxi (Paxos), Lefkada (Lefkas), Ithaki (Ithaca), Kefalonia (Kefallinia), Zakynthos (Zante), Kythira (Cerigo)




Here are my favourite places for photographers:


1. CAPE DRASTIS


GPS Location:

39.797937, 19.674719



Cape Drastis is in the northern part of Corfu at the village of Perulades. The cape is surrounded by many small islands and beaches which can only be accessed thru the sea. You can access this photo location by car or you can walk there and enjoy beautiful nature. At the end of the road, you will find a small place for leaving the vehicle. Another advantage is the availability of boat renting. With the boat, you can discover rocks and small beaches of Drastis. Beautiful beaches located in this place, are a perfect solution for people who want to spend a day away from crowded beaches and noisy tourists.







Likes:

- beautiful view

- parking next to the photo location

- possibility of boat renting

- beach



Dislikes:

- the upper part is crowded by tourists because of the landscape picture of the cape









2. PONTIKONISI MONASTERY & VLACHERNA MONASTERY


Pontikonisi Monastery GPS Location:

39.586349, 19.917828


Vlacherna Monastery GPS Location:

39.589645, 19.915479



Pontikonisi (or Mouse Island) and the Vlacherna Monastery are located very close to Corfu airport and are perhaps the most photographed spot on the island. In this place, you can make awesome pictures of landing airplanes. You can also take a small boat across to the tiny ‘Mouse Island’! A boat taxi service runs every few minutes throughout the summer.


The end of the runway of the airport is only about 100m from the monastery making this the ideal place for plane spotting!



Likes:

- awesome experience because of landing airplanes above your head

- possibility of great pictures with airplanes

- beautiful island for landscape photography

- boat taxi


Dislikes:

- crowded with tourists




3. BEACH & MONASTERY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY


Beach GPS Location:

39.365335, 20.115058


Monastery GPS Location: