Paleokastritsa is a beachside village northwest of the town of Corfu and just south of the Byzantine castle of Angelokastro. On the beach in Paleokastritsa bay there are many hotels and restaurants. Scholars claim that in Paleokastritsa was the capital of Corfu and Nausicaa found Odysseus in the Bay of this (Paleokastritsa). But there have been not found archaeological monuments in this area to rely on this point of view.

In the area you can visit the monastery of Paleokastritsa, located on the elevated gardens on the edge of the headland.

Paleokastritsa's beach is famous for its cold waters.