It is the Westernmost part of Greece; it is a small heavenly place, with scattered settlements, a few rented houses, a couple of taverna's around the port, relics of Venetian fortresses and a sensation of absolute serenity. Othoni is the biggest of the isles to the north of Corfu.
You can wander in the cobbled streets with the traditional houses, the old churches, the relics of the Venetianfortress and enjoy the enchanting view. The scenery with hills up to 393 meters offers endless possibilities for trekking. Rent a boat for the beach with the emerald water and the sea cave where, as myth has it, nymph Kalypso had imprisoned Ulysses.
On the island there is a police station and a port authority office, as well as a local GP.
Othoni is the westernmost part of Greece, with coordinates 39’ 50’ 59.10 Latitude and 19’ 24’ 08.61 Longitude.
It belongs to the prefecture of Corfu and it is a separate administrative community.
Its distance to the northern shores of Corfu [Agios Stephanos port] is 12 miles. The distance from Corfu town is 36 miles. The distance from ‘Mathraki’6 miles and from ‘Erikousa’8 miles. From the Italian cape Santa Maria di Leuca the distance is 42 miles and from the Albanian cape Linguetta38 miles. The archipel of Othoni consists of 44 isles, with names like Petalides (complex of 5 isles), Kartsinia (3 isles), Garbino, Kastrino, Partheno, Ostrako, Othoni … and more. Othoni is the largest of the islands to the north of Corfu (Diapontian Islands), with a surface of 10,45 sq. km., length of appr. 5,6 km, max. width appr. 3,6 km and perimeter of 30 km.