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The neighbourhood

The Olive Tree House is situated in a lively residential area in Liapades, the oldest village in the Paleokastritsa area, and is within walking distance of local points of interest.

The neighbourhood has two old buildings and a traditional recreation area. To the East of the house, one can enjoy panoramic views of the valley; and to the West, is a public school, renowned as Corfu’s most impressive building. From the house, you can see an old traditional playground and the Orthodox Church of Saint Thekla, built in a basilica architectural style.

The greater area

In Liapades village and the greater Paleokastritsa area you will find traditional architecture of the Ionian Islands, shops and services, breath-taking beaches and sea caves, and of course the Greek hospitality.

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The weather

From early May till mid-June the weather in Corfu is pleasantly warm with temperatures ranging from 15C (59 F) to 20C (68 F). During the summer months the temperature reaches 31C (87.8 F).  

On average there are 11 hours of sunshine per day, with July being the sunniest month (13 hours of sunshine per day).

The sea temperature ranges from 21C (69.8 F) to 25C (77 F).

Distance from points of interest


Beach, water sports, boat & canoe rental: 

Traditional tavern: 

Bars / cafés: 

Pools open to the public:

Scuba diving: 


Village centre: 

Traditional bakery: 

Local traditional stores: 

Mini markets: 

Super market: 


Corfu town: 


Petrol Station: 




Car rental: 

Motor bike rental: 

Bicycle rental: 

Bus stop: 

International Airport: 

Anchor 1


1.3 km (0.81mi) / 15 mins on foot

50 m (57 yards) / 30 secs on foot

0.7 km (0.44mi) / 8 mins on foot

0.6 km (0.38 mi) / 7 mins on foot

3.7 km (2.31 mi) / 7 mins by car


350 km (383 yards) / 6 mins on foot

40 m (44 yards) / 30 secs on foot

300 m (328 yards) / 5 mins on foot

0.25km (0.16 mi) / 5 mins on foot

0.55km (0.34mi) / 6 mins on foot


18 km (11.25 mi) / 20 mins by car

300 m (328 years) / 5 mins on foot

0.7 km (0.44 mi) / 2 mins by car

0.55 km (0.34 mi) / 6 mins on foot

13 km (8 mi) / 17 mins by car


4 km (2.5 mi) / 8 mins by car

0.8 km (0.5 mi) / 9 mins on foot

4 km (2.5 mi) / 8 mins by car

50 m (57 yards) / 30 secs on foot

20 km (12.4 mi) / 25 mins by car

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