Strinilas Village in Corfu
Information About Strinilas
Strinilas Corfu: A visit to Strinilas opens up a whole new world of discovery pertaining to the fascinating rural life of Greece. The village itself stands on a fabulous location perched on top of the highest mountain of Corfu. The cool mountain air of the village is refreshing.
Visitors to the village will also notice the unique architectural features which are distinctly different than those found elsewhere in the island of Corfu. Strinilas is known for its resistant stones that characterize plenty of villages. In the local parlance, these hard stones are popularly referred to as the strinaria, a word that derives from the ancient Greek word strinis, that literally means hard.
No visit to Strinilas village is ever complete without savoring the locally brewed wine Moschato, which has carved a niche for itself in the world of high quality wines along the years. Local wine can be found in numerous mountain taverns.
On the way to Strinilas you will meet the medieval village of Spartilas and numerous vantage points from where one can enjoy the remarkable views of the scenic Northeastern coast as well as the town of Corfu which looks like a well spread out carpet.
Several traditional cafes are spread in the village, well-stocked with the finest quality of liquors and wine. A walk around the village is just a unique experience for every visitor and especially for the nature lovers. The village of Strinilas is quite inviting and the first thing you meet is the picturesque square covered by an old elm tree.