Agios Georgios Tourism
Agios Georgios’s small world and an even smaller population is one of its highlights and as much as lover’s from all over the world fly down to the place, the small village has stood against the tides of time. For all its hushed beaches, simple living and relaxed atmosphere, the place does offer a surprising spot to have a good time and let your hair down.
Workaholics, couples, families or solo travelers, all love Agios Georgios for its minimalistic approach to life, heart warming hospitality and all things Greece holds close to its heart- the food, the panoramic ocean and the natural beauty.
The small village of Agios Georgios is located around 35 kilometers to the northwest of Corfu town. Even though a common day-trip spot by all Corfu visitors, a stay in Agios Georgios gives you more time to appreciate this intimate pocket of Greece.
The village is more like a workaholic’s detox than anything else. The place is easy going and rarely will you find people in a hurry to get anywhere.
Unlike most of Greece, the village has more of natural pathways and trekking places than any relevant historic events. However, the beaches are probably one of the best around Greece and it is quiet common to see beach-side parties which go late into the night. During the day, the beaches offer a range of activities from surfing, adventure water games, wind-surfing and snorkeling. The bars which line the beaches are a common hangout places and a perfect way to watch the sun go down.
With so much going on all year round, the tourism in Agios Georgios has still not touched it rustic charm, virgin beauty and a view of the planet like none other!
If you want your travel itinerary to offer you a rare chance to take a step back, breathe and simply ease the stress levels, Agios Georgios will not disappoint.
Essential travel information and Agios Georgios tips for your visit
- Time Zone: EET (GMT+2, GMT+3 in summer)
- Currency: Euros
- Languages: English, Itlakian (a mixture of Italian and Hebrew) and Italian. A few people here may also speak German.
- Tipping: Tipping over bills is not customary but you can pay more to round off the bill at restaurants and bars.
Other important tips: The banks in Greece are open only for limited hours and may close by 2.00 pm. The ATM machines in Agios Georgios are few in number and if they are not working you will need to visit the bank. However, it is recommended to carry sufficient cash with you when you visit.
Electricity and Internet: 220- 240 V is the electricity output. Most of the hotels offer free high speed internet.
- General Emergency number: 112
- Police: 100
- Ambulance Service: 166
- Fire Department: 199
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