Roda

Distance from the city of Corfu

37 km. The driving time is about 50 min.

Nearby regions

The village “Sidari” is located 11 km west and the driving time is about 13 min. 3 km east is located the village “Acharavi” and the driving time is about 7 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 and 20 min.

Morphology of Sea and Beach

Fine sand inside and outside the sea. The sea deepens normally

The region provides the following:

apartment camping bar restaurant sunbed super-market a-t-m pharmacy health-center water-spor boat-rent sea-buggy horse-riding gas-station port

Region’s origin of name

The word “Roda” means “Wheel”. The name of the region exists since 16th century because its shape looks like a half wheel.

History of region

It is interesting that in this region there are archeological monuments such as the temple of Apollo, which is a Doric Rhythm monument of 5th century B.C, and the Golden statue of Paris. These monuments are preserved in the archaeological museum of Rhoda until nowadays. The touristic development of the region began around 1980. Rhoda is a tranquil village, ideal for family holidays, elderly couples and people who love peaceful holidays. Young people are also welcome as the area offers the choice for nightlife.

Population

During the winter time the residents are about 150 people. In contrast to winter time, during the summer time the residents are about 3000 people 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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