CAVES NORTH CORFU


NIMFES

CAVE IN GEORGA 

In the area of Georga in Nimfes a cave is located as well as a few other openings. During a visit in 2018 the opening of the cave was completely overgrown. Cutting of vegetation was required.

 

Behind the main entrance of the cave there are two openings. The right hand opening is 6 metres long and leads to the main room. The left hand opening is 6 metres long as well and 1 metre wide and leads also to the main room of the cave. The main room of the cave has seven small chambers. In the centre of the cave there are several big rocks. The cave is 14 metres long, 7.5 metres wide and 2.5 metres high. The cave has a few stalactites.

 

The opening behind the cave is a shallow cellar ('kava') with waste. 

 

Flora & Fauna:

During a visit to the cave in 2018 and 2019 a few possible Greater horseshoe bats were spotted.

 

During a visit to the cave in 2018 and 2019 lots of cave crickets were spotted. Find more information about the cave cricket on Corfu here. Also 1 centipede was spotted inside the cave.