North West Corfu is a large area that includes many and famous tourist resorts, beaches mainly with sand and locations of stunning beauty. Like Paleokastritsa to the west, which looks disarmingly impressive from the village of Lakones just above coasts of the island.
Here is the Canal of Love, between Sidari and Peroulades with the wild beach of Longa, the cape of Drastis and the majestic beach of Longa.
Tourist areas with large beaches, such as Agios Georgios Pagon, Agios Stefanos Avlioton on the west, and Roda and Acharavi on the north coast.
Smaller sites of rare beauty such as the small double beach of Porto Timoni north of Agios Georgios, but also others such as Astrakeri, Afionas, Arilas.
The traditional villages of this area are located inland, are mainly semi-mountainous and are called by the general name villages of Gyrou, a term that was first used in the 13th century AD.Their inhabitants are mainly descendants of Byzantine soldiers who then served in the fortress of Angelokastro located near the village of Krini just above Paleokastritsa