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Moni Panagia Akroudila

by Special K.     Greece

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N 39° 21.842' E 020° 06.431' (WGS84)

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 Size: small
Status: Available
 Hidden on: 16 August 2006
 Listed since: 22 November 2007
 Last update: 24 April 2011
 Listing: https://opencaching.de/OC4944
Also listed at: geocaching.com 

15 Found
0 Not found
1 Note
0 Watchers
0 Ignorers
216 Page visits
2 Log pictures
Geokrety history
1 Recommendations

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Description    Deutsch (German)


...is a monastery built in the 18th century - sanctified to the holy maiden of Akroudíla - is derelicted long ago. The baroque bell tower and the altar are still remaining. It's a very quite place that is not visited by many tourists.
As the monastery is located at the steep coast you'll have a great view to the isle of Paxós.

If you like shwimming or snorkeling in the sea but don't like the crowded beaches, then you should try "Akroudíla Beach" at the south end of Corfu (N 39 21.842 E 20 06.431).

Panágia Akroudíla


Start at the south end of Kavós and follow the sign post to "Moni Panágia Akroudíla" through an olive grove. Pass the junction to the beach at N39 22.249 E20 06.557 and go to N39 22.010 E20 06.733 where you can park your car. From here the way leeds you through a wood of cypresses, oaks and ash trees to the monastery.


...is hidden in the wall of the bell tower. It's a small plastic box that contains a logbook, pencil and some small trading items.

More caches on Corfu

Megáli Grava (visit link), Moni Panagia Akroudíla (visit link), Palió Siniés (visit link), The King of Corfu (visit link)

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Small note on cache maintenance: Witje, who has a home on Corfu, has graciously offered to assist with cache maintenance. Thanks!


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Log entries for Moni Panagia Akroudila    Found 15x Not found 0x Note 1x

Found 10 July 2020, 22:16 p1no found the geocache

Urlaub auf Korfu. Da darf ein Döschen nicht fehlen. Heute haben wir unser Mietwagen bekommen und gleich Mal ausgetestet. Diese Dose war unser erstes Ziel. Leider war die Sonne kurz zuvor untergegangen, sodass die Heimfahrt im dunkeln stattfand.

Danke fürs Zeigen sagt p1no

Found 16 May 2019, 12:09 Hiker K-Team found the geocache

Bei einer Rundwanderung schnell gefunden. Die Koordinaten weichen ca 15. Meter ab. Vorsicht Spinnen.

Found The geocache is in good or acceptable condition. The geocache description is outdated. 27 June 2018, 18:00 xytras found the geocache

After long searching we finaly found it - now proper coords are: N39 21.851 E20 6.441. Thanks for showing us this place!

Found 31 May 2018, 13:40 Cacique Arariboia found the geocache

Auf einer kurzen Wanderung bei über 30 Grad tapfer geschwitzt und  bei den Ruinen des Klosters zunächst die Aussicht in die Tiefe fotografiert und dann auf die Suche gemacht. Die Koords sind irreführend, das Listing passt. Das Döschen ist neu und in der Wand beim Glockenturm.

Found 23 May 2018 Blackeye22 found the geocache

Auf kleiner Tour mit den Kiddies haben wir die alten Ruinen besucht und die Dose nach kurzer Suche gefunden! Danke fürs Herlocken und den Cache!