Benitses is one of Greece’s best-known seaside villages. Located on the southeast coast, Benitses is only 12 kilometers from Old Corfu Town, and 11 kilometers from the Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport. Benitses was amongst the first tourist destination in Corfu, where tourism would eventually take root and later spread to the rest of the island....
A 17th-century traditional village highlights its history through its culinary customs.
A popular destination since the time of the Romans, Benitses reveals why it still has some of the best taverns in Greece.
This year’s festival is dedicated to Ioannis Kapodistrias, whose life and work profoundly influenced the history of Europe in the 19th century. We enter the kitchens, taste the flavours and listen to the music of the early 19th century from the cities where Kapodistrias lived.
The Chefs Club cook dishes revealing the history of the Corfu and the rest of the Ionian Islands.
Corfu wineries showcase their new wines (harvest of 2018)
The philharmonics and choirs perform to highlight the influence of the Eptanese School in music.
The Head Cook of British Embassy in Athens Jane Mortensen and chef of Corfu Palace Thomas Lampouras, prepare the most delightful brunch that could taste. Brunch the foremost British custom meet the Corfiot tradition of “elevenses” in the spring garden of the 5 star hotel in town. Prosecco at your arrival waits for you accompanied...
Benitses has always been a traditional fishing village in Corfu. The local fishermen fish, cook their catch and offer them to the visitor accompanied by the family wine production. The wine tasting continues at the two traditional, family taverns in the village, “Paxinos” and “Bellos’ vine”.