Churches, Chapels and Monasteries in Corfu

Churches, Chapels and Monasteries in Corfu
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The Vlacherna monastery - It is probably the most well known corfiot landmark, its image comes to mind when talking about Corfu. The Vlacherena monastery was founded many centuries ago on a little rocky island close to the southern tip of the Kanoni peninsula.

The Vlacherna monastery - It is probably the most well known corfiot landmark, its image comes to mind when talking about Corfu. The Vlacherena monastery was founded many centuries ago on a little rocky island close to the southern tip of the Kanoni peninsula.

The Early Christian Basilica of Paleopolis - Almost opposite the entrance to Mon Repos stands the ruined church of Paleopolis. This church was decorated with sculptures and a mosaic floor and was the largest basilica in Greece.

The Early Christian Basilica of Paleopolis - Almost opposite the entrance to Mon Repos stands the ruined church of Paleopolis. This church was decorated with sculptures and a mosaic floor and was the largest basilica in Greece.

Roman Catholic Church of Tenedos -  dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of Carmel and it is named after an icon of the Virgin Mary which was brought to Corfu when the Venetians were forced to evacuate the island of Tenedos which was captured by the Turks in 1657.

Roman Catholic Church of Tenedos - dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of Carmel and it is named after an icon of the Virgin Mary which was brought to Corfu when the Venetians were forced to evacuate the island of Tenedos which was captured by the Turks in 1657.

The Mountain and Pantokrator Chapel, Stavros - This wonderful walk takes you on a circuit of the high ridge south of Stavros. You reach a delightful chapel by way of a track, then return along a mountain footpath

The Mountain and Pantokrator Chapel, Stavros - This wonderful walk takes you on a circuit of the high ridge south of Stavros. You reach a delightful chapel by way of a track, then return along a mountain footpath

Pontikonisi Island - situated just south of Corfu town near the resort of Perama and Kanoni, it is a small island which houses the Byzantine church of Pantokrator, which was built in the 11th or 12th century.

Pontikonisi Island - situated just south of Corfu town near the resort of Perama and Kanoni, it is a small island which houses the Byzantine church of Pantokrator, which was built in the 11th or 12th century.

Pantocrator Monastery - Built on the highest peak of the island, 914 metres. The mountain is named “Pantocrator” after the first church that was built there in the 14th Century.

Pantocrator Monastery - Built on the highest peak of the island, 914 metres. The mountain is named “Pantocrator” after the first church that was built there in the 14th Century.

The Monastery of Virgin Mary of Paleokastritsa - located 25 kilometers outside of the City of Corfu. This majestic monastery is home to 8 Greek Orthodox Monks who receive guidance from Bishop Efthimios Thouis. They conduct traditional masses, provide generous hospitality, and offer regular tours of the grounds and museum located within.

The Monastery of Virgin Mary of Paleokastritsa - located 25 kilometers outside of the City of Corfu. This majestic monastery is home to 8 Greek Orthodox Monks who receive guidance from Bishop Efthimios Thouis. They conduct traditional masses, provide generous hospitality, and offer regular tours of the grounds and museum located within.

Myrtidiotissa Monastery - The Monastery owes its name as “Monastery of Virgin Mary of Myrtidiotissa”, from the icon of Virgin Mary that was found by father Daniel, after a vision he saw, in a cave between myrtles at the same point that the monastery was built later.

Myrtidiotissa Monastery - The Monastery owes its name as “Monastery of Virgin Mary of Myrtidiotissa”, from the icon of Virgin Mary that was found by father Daniel, after a vision he saw, in a cave between myrtles at the same point that the monastery was built later.

Holy Trinity Church (Corfu Town) - If you are resident in Corfu or are a visitor to this beautiful Greek island and would like to worship in an English speaking church you will find a warm welcome at the Anglican Church of Holy Trinity Corfu.    We are an Anglican Chaplaincy within the Church of England Diocese in Europe, but we welcome Christians of all denominations and those who would like to find out more about the Christian faith.

Holy Trinity Church (Corfu Town) - If you are resident in Corfu or are a visitor to this beautiful Greek island and would like to worship in an English speaking church you will find a warm welcome at the Anglican Church of Holy Trinity Corfu. We are an Anglican Chaplaincy within the Church of England Diocese in Europe, but we welcome Christians of all denominations and those who would like to find out more about the Christian faith.

The Church of Saint Spyridon - situated in the heart of Corfu town just behind the Liston. Originally the church was built in San Rocco square but in 1590 was built at its present location.

The Church of Saint Spyridon - situated in the heart of Corfu town just behind the Liston. Originally the church was built in San Rocco square but in 1590 was built at its present location.


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