Agios Gordios is a small village on the west coast of the island of Corfu and can be a great base from which to explore the island by either bicycle or car. Surrounded by mountains, olive groves and cypress trees, the village also features sandy beaches, charming pastel colored homes and a variety of restaurants, bars and shops. At the beach, you will find canoes and boats for hire, as well as a diving center and other water sports. Sunbeds are also available.
From Agios Gordios, you can reach three nearby villages on foot, each within two kilometers. Kato Garouna is a traditional village more than 400 years old, sitting just below Panteleimonas Mountain, which provides great views of the surrounding area. Pentati sits high up on a hill above the famous Ortholithi rock, also providing spectacular views. Sinarades is another traditional village which features a historic folklore museum displaying items from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Just a 20-minute drive away is the Aqualand water park, with pools, water slides, bouncy castles, a large Jacuzzi and a games arcade.
It is also possible to take a day trip from Agios Gordios by boat to Butrint in Albania.
Agios Gordios can be reached in about 45 minutes by buses running regularly from Corfu city. Alternatively, a taxi from Corfu city should cost around 25 Euros and may be a bit faster.