Celebrities in Corfu

Celebrities in Corfu

Corfu is a famous Greek tourist paradise in the Ionian See with many beautiful attractions, but it is also the place where many famous people lived and were born. Today we would like to present you briefly 8 celebrities of Corfu Island from the 10th century until today. These celebrities of Corfu include a saint of the island, a Venetian officer, a novelist, an empresses, a prince and a princess and politicians. They are: Saint Arsenius, Giacomo Casanova, Princess Alexia of Greece and Den... [ read more ]

Famous museums in Corfu

Famous museums in Corfu

The Greek Island of Corfu is located in the Ionian See, near the Western coast of Albania. Because of its position it has a stormy past being over Roman, Venetian, French, British rule. But the island was always linked to the history of Greece already from the beginning of Greek mythology. The Island of Corfu is not only a tourist paradise for a long time, but is also a cultural destination with many museums. We would like to present you eight of the famous museums in Corfu. &nbs... [ read more ]

The stormy past of Corfu Island until the twentieth century

The stormy past of Corfu Island until the twentieth century

Corfu is the second biggest Ionian Island and until the 20th century was a famous tourist destination of the European royals and elite. Due to the geographical position of the island Romans, Venetians, French and British became leaders of the island over the centuries. Castles and monuments that can be found today on the island are testament of the many cultures and civilizations that have lived here since ancient times until today. We would like to present the stormy past of Co... [ read more ]

Corfu of the ancient times

Corfu of the ancient times

Corfu has been linked to Greek history from the beginning of Greek mythology. The history of the island is full of battles and conquests because of its position in a historical vortex. This lasted until the modern era, when Greece was united in 1864 and the history of the island became one with the history of the whole Greek continent. We would like to present you the Corfu of the ancient times, telling the story of the island according to Greek mythology and shortly describing the prehistor... [ read more ]

Holiday resorts in Corfu

Holiday resorts in Corfu

Corfu is located on the western coast of Greece, in the north side of the Ionian Sea. With a length of approximately 63 kilometers and a width of 28 kilometers is hosting over 30 holiday resorts in Corfu able to satisfy all claims. Diversity is the great advantage of the island. There are specially dedicated resorts in every part of the island for families with children or not or young people eager for fun. The forested mountains drop straight into the clear and deep azure sea, many of... [ read more ]

Traditional dishes in Corfu

Traditional dishes in Corfu

Corfu is a perfect tourist destination for those who want to feel as free and welcomed as at home, and the low prices allows you to enjoy everything the island has to offer as delicious food, beautiful tourist attractions and souvenirs. When you visit Corfu you have to try the traditional dishes of the island. Corfu is known for its Mediterranean cuisine dominated by local products that include fish, olive oil, honey, goat cheese or yogurt. We would like to present you the most popular... [ read more ]

Churches and monasteries in Corfu

Churches and monasteries in Corfu

There are almost one thousand churches and monasteries on the island of Corfu and a large number of the are opened to tourists as well. The best known are the St. Spyridon Church in Corfu Town, the monastery on the Mount Pantokrator, the Theotokos Monastery in Palokastritsa, the Byzantine Church of Saints Jason and Sosipater in Garitsa and the church in Kanoni. We would like to offer a short presentation of these five churches and monastaries in Corfu.   Church of Saint Sp... [ read more ]

Festivals and Holidays in Corfu

Festivals and Holidays in Corfu

Like any other Greek island, Corfu has many festivals and religious holidays throughout the year, especially during the summer. The best season for visiting the island would be spring when everything is green and blooming, while the weather is hot and dry in summer, with temperatures reaching 37 degrees C and is mild and wet in winter. However, it is a great experience to take part of a Greek holiday or festival. We would like to present you the six most important and exciting festival... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in Corfu

Tourist attractions in Corfu

Corfu is located on the western coast of Greece, in the north of the Ionian Sea and is a worldwide famous destination. Today the island is a marvelous tourist paradise. We would like to present the most important tourist attractions in Corfu, including fortifications, palaces, churches, monasteries, museums, villages and mountains. The most appropriate season to visit Greece seems that it would be June, when the heat is tolerable and at the same time the whole island is green. Corf... [ read more ]

Corfu Island as a Greek Tourist Paradise

Corfu Island as a Greek Tourist Paradise

Corfu Island is a Greek tourist paradise for those who want to taste the Greek life during a holiday in one of the Ionian Islands. Corfu is characterized by low prices, generous nature, excellent service, wide and inviting beaches and tourist facilities that far exceed the Balkan standards. It is appreciated by tourists for its spectacular landscapes, rich vegetation, its beaches and bays and the capital, Corfu Town, considered one of the most beautiful Greek cities to villages that have ... [ read more ]