Old Peritheia Corfu
Top 10 undiscovered destinations. Independent Traveler asked its far-flung readers about their slices of heaven and Old Peritheia in Corfu is one of them.
Old Perithia, Corfu
Reader Recommendation: “We loved Old Perithia in Corfu. Stopped on a cruise. Rented a vehicle and drove around — saw a sign and found this truly ancient town in the hills in which no one now lives — yet as we walked around the stone paths we found about five little restaurants that are open during the day. Only one old couple still lives in the area tending their goats. The Old Perithia Restaurant is open every day, and on weekend evenings the locals come, I was told. An older woman does all the cooking and her middle-aged son works the restaurant. There are bottles of olive oil to purchase from their orchard. Delicious food! Jeep tours find their way there in summers, but the patrons stay for a drink and snack, then are gone. This was a find!”
— Anne R.E. on Facebook
More Info: Old Perithia is believed to date back to the Byzantine era in the 14th century. Ask a local for directions or buy a good map to help you find this small mountain town.