The "Mouse" island or Pontikonisi is a green of trees and rocks, which is located at the entrance of the lagoon Halikiopoulou opposite Corfu Airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias". Its name comes from its shape.
This rock is one of the most popular and well known tourist attractions of Corfu. It falls under the jurisdiction of the Municipality of Corfu and in recent years made various infrastructures such as building piers to beaching the various boats and boats, which during the summer months make the transport to the rock by the rules, Perama and the monastery Vlahernon the Cannon.
During the reign of Otto the Mouse built a monastery with a church dedicated to the Transfiguration of Christ, which is celebrated on August 6, the day of celebration.
The Pontikonisi (Mouse Island) is visited during Easter and throughout the duration of the tourist season boats start from opposite the cannon, with frequent departures throughout the day, from 9 am until 9 pm.