Agios Gordios or Saint Gordios is one of the most popular sandy beaches of Corfu. Its name derives from the homonym church of Saint Gordiou, that is built on the seashore, at the center of the beach.
Agios Gordios is located on the popular for its beautiful beaches west coast, nested at the roots of a green mountain while it is surrounded by gold-green olive trees and vines as well as impressive rock complexes similar to valuable artifacts created by the hand of a sensitive sculptor and comprises a type of heaven for the village of Kato Garouna that dominates amphitheatrically on the slope of the mountain.
To reach the beach of Saint Gordios there are 2 roads you can take, one is to decend the road that begins from Kato Garouna through the endless lines of gold-green vines and very tall olive trees, characteristic of Corfu, and the other is through the picturesque village of Sinarades.
The gray of the naked rocks and the green of the nature, the golden fine sand and the blue-green water compose an ideal environment.
On the organized beach of Agios Gordios the shallow water, perfect for swimming is clean while the beautiful bay has a natural border in the south the impressive Ortholithi, a naked rock that immerses from the sea, known by the short story of Iakovou Polyla while at the foot of the mountain, under Saint Pantelemonas dominates the Ortholithos. To see all this beauty in a glance all you need to do is ascend the rock of the Aerostatou, at the west of the beach the panoramic view from were has been valuable from the old years, since it use to compose the observatory post, the Vardia as its old name was, for the movements of the pirates of the west coast.
From the peak of the mountain, at a hight of 370meters, the fans of flights can enjoy their sport, when the maestro blows, the northwest wind as well as the sea aura, and land on the beach. To reach the area of take of you must go up hill from the beach and continue after passing the square of Kato Garouna. Saint Gordios is considered an ideal destination also for nature-lovers since they can enjoy endless walks on the all green mountain.
Many are they who choose Saint Gordios as their holiday destination moved by the marvelous natural scenery. The facilities are remarkable including hotel units, lovely complexes, combined with their environment and many taverns, cafeterias and bars.
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