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Pelekas
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A picturesque and famous village, built on top of a hill in midland Corfu.

Wilhelm II, emperor of Germany , who bought the Achilleion  palace after the death of Empress Sissy in the early 20th century, would come to this village to contemplate the view from the top of the hill and enjoy the sunset .

Pelekas ,click to enlarge Pelekas ,click to enlarge Ever since then, thousands of visitors come here every year  , at a place known as Keiser's watch post , to enjoy the very same sunset over the peaceful water of the Ionian sea.

Thanks to the sunset and to the picturesque village and the beautiful nearby beaches (Glyfada, Kondogialos, Gialiskari), Pelekas was one of the first places in Corfu to have developped tourism.

Pelekas ,click to enlarge There is parking space , while at the central street of the village you will find everything : coffee shops, taverns, mini markets, tourist agencies.

Every summer the Paf Graffiti & Music Festival takes place here. For more information, please visit the website : http://www.paf.gr/ 

 

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