Mathraki Sightseeing

Mathraki sightseeing
Sightseeing: 7 things to see in Mathraki island

Mathraki is an isolated island on the north of Corfu. It belongs to the Diapontia complex and provides the perfect place for total privacy and relaxation. There is not much to do for sightseeing in Mathraki, except hiking and swimming in secluded beaches. The only village in Mathraki is Chorio, while the port is called Plakes. A very beautiful and sandy beach in Mathraki is Portello, located close to the port, while the rest of the beaches are pebbled and remote.

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In this section, you can see the best Mathraki Sightseeing but also things to see by location. Do not miss to also read about things to do.
You can also view all things to see in Mathraki by category: villages, beaches, museums, and churches.

Best Sightseeing

By location:
Church of Agios Nikolaos
Location: Plakes

On the northern side of Mathraki, there is the small church of Saint Nicolas, protector of the seafarers, as most residents in Mathraki occupy with fishing.

Best villages

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Location: On the northern side of Mathraki
Description: Plakes is the main port of Mathraki. It is not actually a village but a small settlement. A tavern and few houses surround the port.

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Location: On the southern part of Mathraki
Description: Chorio is the main village and the capital of Mathraki. Houses are spread here and there aming olive trees and some spots give gorgeous view to the sea.

Best beaches

Location: On the eastern coast of Mathraki
Description: Portello amazes visitors with its large size, the crystal water and the sandy beach. Actually, this is the only sandy beach in Mathraki. It can be reached through an asphaulted road or on foot from Plakes.

Type: Sandy, Non Organised

Location: On the south eastern side of Mathraki
Description: Arvanitiko is a rocky coast that can be easily reached by boat or on foot from Chorio. The clean water, the wild landscape and the calm ambience attract a few visitors.

Type: Pebbled, Non Organised, Secluded

Location: On the western side of Mathraki
Description: Kontrakas is a small rocky cove with crystal water. Surrounded by much greenery, Kontrakas can be reached on foot or through an asphaulted road.

Type: Pebbled, Non Organised, Secluded

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