Corfu Island (local name – Kerkira) is the capital of seven Ionian Islands, located at the Ionian Sea. The wonderful nature of the island seems to be working in captivating visitors.
Because of the mild Mediterranean climate and the high rainfalls during the winter, Corfu is full of abundant and verdant vegetation and wild plants, phenomenon that makes it the greenest Island in Greece.
The capital of the island is Corfu town where all buildings are fusion of different architectural style in conjunction with a local touch. It’s a mix of ancient culture with roots of Italy, France, England and even Asia. The old Town of Corfu is located right between two fortresses. Here you can feel the history of the MiddleAges, passing through thousands of narrow streets.
Corfu has many ancient monasteries and churches. You have to visit Church of St Spyridon, which is one of the most famous for his miracles , and the patron Saint of Corfu. Or visit the Cathedral, where you can see the relics of St. Theodora Augusta.
Corfu has an excellent night life with lots of night clubs, bars and casino. For those who prefer the active style of life you can visit Aqapark, or do a lot of water sports, sea cruises and lot of other activities.
There is some interesting places to visit: Achillion Palace, built by Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Tron Kaiser Canal St. Valentine «De Amour», the Old and New Fortress of Corfu Town’s main square Spianada, Liston street-vCard capital Pontikonisi (“Mouse Island”) on the peninsula Kanoni taste the liquor “KumKuat” and try unrivaled wine and local cuisine.
If you are planning to rent a villa in Corfu you better do it in advance as it is very small and very popular Island. There are some outstanding villas in Corfu small and big, some of them can accommodate up to many people.
Here you will spend your unforgettable vacation, enjoying nature on the greenest island of Greece.