The Village of St. Matthew belongs to the Municipality of Corfu. Saint Matthew is a picturesque village in southern Corfu dating to the 16th century . This former village scales , which was destroyed by Barbarossa and pirates . It is approximately 25 km from Corfu town and has more than 1500 inhabitants , most of whom are farmers . The settlement is built amphitheatrical and the view towards the lush countryside is fantastic . Here you will see the cave, which by the residents of the island, is communicating with the sea.
The beach has been awarded with the blue flag and it is an attraction for the visitors to the southern Corfu.
The beach Chalikounas is also close to the village. The area is ideal for excursions such as a visit to the octagonal castle Gardiki, dating back to the era of Epirus Despotate (13th century) and in which there are remains of ancient temples or you can pray at the monastery of Christ Pantokratora.