Corfu is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece that with its important history, green lands, lacy beaches but mostly with its class, has gained international fame.
Due to its geographical position, Corfu prevailed in Greece’s history since ancient times. It is identified as the mythic land of Feakes, known from Odyssey, as the hospitable Feakes attributed to the return of Odysseus, the hero of the Troic war, in his Ithaki.
Corfu has always been in the sight of the powerful. Romans, Byzantines, Enetics, English and French conquerors marked the island. But the appearance of Enetics was determinant for the island’s route. The old town still keeps the Venetian feature solid, but the particular eptanisian culture with influences from the venetian civilization, reveal the uniqueness of its residents. This island of the Ionian sea is a top tourist destination globally.
The lady of Ionian, as people call Corfu, is located in the north end of the Ionian sea and it’s the second in size island – after Kefalonia- in Eptanissa islands. It has an oblong shape and an extension of 592sq. m. It is right across the Epirotic shores and it’s the north-western point of Greece. Characteristic of Corfu is the green land. In this verdurous island the green colour prevails even in the winter. Its ground is fertile and are cultivated olive trees, vineyards, fruit trees and horticultural products.
This combination of dense vegetation and lacey beaches make Corfu magical. In no other place in the world you will see that kind of beauty. A sumptuous of colours, with alterations that only nature can make, combine a dreamy scenery for every visitor. The tourist exploitation of the island’s natural beauties hasn’t denatured this fairy beauty.
The island has a baronial glow. The old venetian buildings, the old and new Castle of the town, the palace of Saints Michael and George, the imposing churches, the square of Spianada, Pontikonisi, Achillion, Mon Repo, all reveal the glorious past, define the present and destine the island’s promising future…
The tourist infrastucture of Corfu-inside the town and in the coastal villages have evolved to remarkable summer resorts with global fame-are very good and get better from year to year, providing high-standard services to visitors.
The island of serenade with long tradition in music and dancing could not but to distinguish in the field of entertainment. Nights in Corfu always have some kind of surprise. You will discover many hang-outs in kantounia (cobblestone paths) and in the coastal road of the villages.
Visit Corfu and you will live unforgettable moments, enjoying the warm hospitality of the descendants of king Alkinoos…
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