Best Things To Do in Palaiokastritsa, Greece

Are you looking for what to do in Palaiokastritsa?


  • Paleokatritsa Beach: The main point of attraction is this point as it is a beautiful beach to spend the day at!
  • Paleokatritsa Monastery: You can be completely enlightened here and spend a worthwhile day with the monks and also check out the olive press. The museum here is also pretty nice.
  • Surrounding Beaches: It mainly has beaches and you have a lot of options to explore here.


  • Water Sports: Most beaches have Water sports readily available and you should definitely try them out.
  • Diving: You can not only do professional diving but also take courses and also learn diving at a beginner’s level.
  • Lakones Mountain Village: The hike upto this village is totally worth it in terms of the beautiful scenes it provides as a part of the Bella Vista.

Below we have a list of things to do in Palaiokastritsa and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Palaiokastritsa getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Palaiokastritsa with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Palaiokastritsa

Here is the list of things to do in Palaiokastritsa and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Palaiokastritsa Beach

    4.5 (2303 Votes)
    Palaiokastritsa Beach

    Beach, Water Body, View Point, Walking Area

    This beach is the most visited attraction in the town of Palaiokastritsa. The water here is really clean and it provides you a great option for a day spend with your friends for an entire day. There is a basic shower for you to have a bath and the restaurants and taverns are decently priced. There is also ample parking space and all in all is a perfect option for a picnic or just relaxing. The ...Read more
  2. Palaiokastritsa Monastery

    4.7 (857 Votes)
    Palaiokastritsa Monastery

    Religious Site, Museum, Historical Site, Architecture

    Built in 1228, the Theotokos Monastery was actually built in the year 1228. It is dedicated to Panagia (the Virgin Mary in local language). Even though it was built in the 13th century, but the buildings built today are from the 18th century. This monastery is the perfect example of classic Greek monastic architecture. It is now home to several monks whom you can easily see and even talk to onc...Read more
  3. La Grotta Beach

    Bar, Beach, Water Body, Food And Drinks

    Known for its calm waters and clean sand, this place is more famous for the lovely shacks serving some amazing cocktails. The rocks and mountains provide a very scenic view and this place is ideal for sunbathing. A lot of people also jump from the rocks and it is not very unsafe. The drinks here are not very cheap, so do check before ordering. The DJ plays some really funky tunes and evening is...Read more
  4. Paradise Beach

    4.7 (155 Votes)
    Paradise Beach

    Beach, Food And Drinks

    Paradise Beach is really beautiful and is a complete justification of the name. This place is considered the best to get a tan. Half the beach is rocky and half the beach is sandy. There is not much shade available but the drinks are apt for summer and offer you a complete beach experience. The food is also good at the tavernas and all in all is a great place for a day out with your friends.
  5. Nautilus Underwater Experience

    Beach, Scuba

    This underwater experience begins from the port of Alipa in Palaiokastritsa. The boat “NAUTILUS” passes the promontory of St.Nicholas and then goes to the main bay. After which you can explore the St.Spyridon’s bay and head further to the north. You can tour around the whole of peninsula where the Monastery of Holy Virgin Mary is built and is quite famous. The boat then stops ...Read more
  6. Achilleon Diving Center

    Adventure, Water Sport, Scuba, Snorkeling

    Achilleon diving center was founded in 2001. This diving center is actually an ideal place to focus on diving and also to restore your peace of mind. There are 26 different dive sites for you to choose from and all of them are distinctly amazing. If you are a beginner, you can start by trying the Discover Scuba Diving and experience breathing underwater. For those who want t...Read more
  7. Lakones Mountain Village

    Outdoors, Village

    The small mountain village called Lakones is situated at a distance of roughly 4 kilometers from Palaiokastritsa. Nestled at a height of 182 meters, it has managed to preserve its old spirit with lovely stone houses belonging to the 18th and 19th century. The narrow and steep road leading to this village gives a slightly unpleasant feeling and can be a little disappointing. But the view of Pala...Read more
  8. Agios Spyridion

    Beach, Water Body, Food And Drinks, Boating

    Agios Spyridon is the most famous beach in Palaiokastritsa amongst the tourists. It is no surprise that this is the most crowded of all the beaches as it is one of the biggest and also one of the most beautiful beaches of Palaiokastritsa. You can easily access this beach through the right corner which is the center of the taxi boats in Palaiokastritsa. You will also find it really easy to park ...Read more
  9. Agia Triada

    Beach, Walking Area

    Agia Triada has a very prominent location in terms of its presence right at the entry to Paleokatritsa. It used to be the biggest beach at one point in time but over the years half the surface has been submerged into water. It is half sand and half shingles and is advisable you wear comfortable footwear to walk without any hassles. Apart from that, the beach is good for a walk and some quiet ti...Read more
  10. Rovinia Beach

    4.7 (5 Votes)
    Rovinia Beach

    Beach, Water Body, Water Sport, Boating

    This is one of the very few beaches with only white sand and crystal clear waters in the whole of Palaiokastritsa. It is a lovely beach which gives ample opportunities to spend a perfect day with family and friends. Although they do charge for sun beds but the minimal fee is worth it. Do not miss the sandwiches that a boat offers and visits every one hour. All in all it is a lovely experience t...Read more
  11. Alipa Beach

    Bar, Beach, Water Body, Pubs

    Alipa Beach is always up and running due to the proximity to the Alipa Port which is the main spot for a host of activities in this town. There are various pubs, tavernas, kiosks and bars here and is ideal for having a quiet time with your family or friends. There are no clubs as such so the music is down low generally. Also, it is ideal for swimming and various water sports. Do have a look or ...Read more
  12. The Church Of St. Jason And St. Sosipater

    Church, Religious Site

    The church of St. Jason and St. Sosipater is actually built in the honor of two saints who were ardent disciples of St Paul. They brought Christianity to Corfu and this church is considered to be the most important monument of the Middle Byzantine period on the whole of the island. You can also witness the earliest style of two-columned type church which in terms of architecture actually means ...Read more