Agni

Distance from the city of Corfu

25 Km. The driving time is about 40 min.

Nearby regions

The village “Kalami” is located 6 km northerly and the driving time is about 12 min. 3 km southerly is located the village “Nissaki” and the driving time is about 5 min .

Public transportation

You can find analytically the itineraries of Green Buses on www.ktelkerkyras.gr from and to the City Of Corfu. The time with the bus is about 45 min. The bus terminal is on the main road of the village. It takes 25 min on foot to reach to the beach

Morphology of Sea and Beach

There are pebbles outside and inside the sea. The sea deepens smoothly.

The region provides the following:

apartment bar restaurant sunbed boat-rent sea-buggy

Region’s origin of name

The region “Agni” (which means “osier tree”) took this name because there were many osier trees in this region.

History of region

Agni is the haven of the village “Sinies”. Most properties here belong to the inhabitants of this mountainous village. The region’s touristic development began in early 1980’s. Agni is located in a small bay surrounded by olive trees.

Population

During the winter time there are 10 residents. In contrast to winter time the residents are about 500 people during the summer time including visitors.

Employment of population before and after the touristic development

The residents of the region formerly occupied professionally with olive groves, farming, agriculture and fisheries. Each family was autonomous and everything that was needed was home made. Today most people deal professionally with tourism during the summer months. During the winter time they deal amateur with agriculture and especially with the olive gathering and fishing.

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