Greece/Corfu: Vlacherna Monastery

Vlacherna Monastery is one of the most photographed spots in the island of Corfu and located just south from the airport runway. The monastery is located on a small islet and connected to mainland by a walkway. The setting is very picturesque with water all around and mountains in the background. The monastery – Holy Monastery of Blachernae (Vlacherna) in full – dates to 1799.