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MUNICIPALITY OF KORTHIOU

 

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sKorthi Bay is located on the South East side of the island.  Just outside  Chora the Municipality starts at the village of  Sineti. Along your way  you will pass the villages of  Vouni, Kochilou, Episkopio, Gianiseo-Lardia, Chones and Rogo before your arrive to Korthi Bay.  Korthi Bay (Ormos) is located in the center of the Municipality. As you travel south from Korthi Bay you will find the villages of  Aidonia, Mosionas, Amonakliou, Piso Meria, Aipatia, just before arriving at the village of Kapparia.  Each village is unique in its own way. You have a choice of several beautiful beaches for swimming, sailing, wind surfing, fishing and a variety of water sports.  There is an abundance of shops, restaurants and variety of night life throughout the Municipality.

  • Watermills -  Dipotamata - In the valley- ravine of  Dipotamata, running down from Yainniseo to Sineti bay. This area has been  officially declared an ecological site by the European Community. As you walk down the path you will discover 22  Watermills.

  • Faneromeni Castle - North of the Village of Kochilou - Paleokastro (Apano-Kastro or Upper-Castle).

  • Monasteries - Churches - Moni Agias - Steno, Moni Panagia Tromarchion Moni Zoodochou-Pigis Filetra. At the village of  Ano  Korthi you will  find the Byzantine Church of  Saint Nicolas. Most of the Villages in Korthi have many small Churches.

  • Museums - at the Square of Ormos Korthiou  &  School & Church of  Agia Triada- Ano Korthi -(located at the bus stop.) The school of Agia Triada was founded  in 1821 by the monk Samuel Plassimis before the Greek revolution. There you will find a museum filled with bibliography and very old Icons.

  • Pigeon Houses - Located throughout Korthi.

  • Fountains & Fresh-Water Springs - Located throughout Korthi.

  • Paths - Ormos to Batsi, Mousionas to Pigi of Filtra, Mousionas-Aidonia to Agios Ioannis at Kremides, Ormos to Episkopiou, Ormos to Kochilou-Sineti.

  • Swimming, Fishing, Yachting, Sailing and Wind-Surfing - Agia Aikaterini, Tis Grias to Pidima, Mylos, Agios Ioannis-Kremides, Steno, Sineti, Lidi & Melisa bay.


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