Boukari

Distance from the city of Corfu

27 Km. The driving time is about 40 min.

Nearby regions

The village “Messongi” is located 4 km northerly and the driving time is about 10 min. 3 km southerly is located the village “Petritis” and the driving time is about 6 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 1h. The bus terminal is on the main road of the village. It takes 20 min on foot to reach to the beach.

Morphology of Sea and Beach

Sand and pebbles outside and inside the sea. The sea deepens smoothly.

The region provides the following:

restaurant bar apartment sunbed port

Region’s origin of name

The name of the region comes from the Italian General “Boukaris”. Once he made a battleship in this region and he won. Because of his victory he gave his name to the region.

History of region

Boukari is the haven of the village “Kouspades”. Most properties here belong to the inhabitants of this mountainous village. The region’s touristic development began in early 1980’s.

Population

During the winter time the residents are about 30 people. In contrast to winter time the residents are about 600 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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