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Holidays in Corfu

For more than a century the island of Corfu in the Ionian Sea was loved by the Europeans. The excellent tourist infrastructure of the island offers the best conditions for holidays throughout the year.

Corfu is a beautiful island with unique natural scenery and fantastic beaches scattered everywhere. Corfu Town (Chora) has been preserved right up until today, and the Venetian atmosphere and charm is as strong as ever, so visitors can take a walk along the narrow, picturesque streets, known as “Kantounia”, and admire the beautiful Venetian buildings.

Do not forget to visit the Old Palace with its beautiful columns, and the central square of the city “Spiniada”, which got that name because it has the appearance of a “rotunda” that prevails in the Ionian Sea.

In the town of Corfu you must visit the old castle which is built on a triangular peninsula that separated from the city by a small canal. Another very popular attraction to visit is the Church of Agios Spyridon built in the 16th century and is the protector of the island.

Just 10 km from the city center you will find the “Achilles’ Palace”, built in a lush garden. The construction of the palace took place in 1890  and served as a resting place of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, known as “Sissy”. Today it houses the only casino on the island.

On the island there are many beautiful places to visit. Whatever route you take, the scenery is breathtaking and green. Going north from the town of Corfu you will meet the picturesque villages of Gouvia, Kassiopi, Sidari and heading west of the city are the villages of Pelekas, Glyfada and the famous Paleokastritsa.

If you are looking for golden sand sandy beaches with crystal blue waters, the beaches of Benitses and Lefkimi are waiting for you in the southern part of the town.

On the island there are you will find every kind of accommodation such as hotels, rooms, apartments and studios, villas and much more. This means that whatever type of accommodation you are searching for, you can be confident that you can find it here in Corfu.

The main port of Corfu is connected by ferry to Igoumenitsa and Patraand the port of Lefkimi connects Corfu with the nearby island of Paxoi. Corfu has an airport for domestic and international flights. It is also accessible from Athens and Thessaloniki by road, via Igoumenitsa and Patras, where you will take the ferry across.

It is also a very popular location for weddings. There are many beautiful places all around the island that are ideal for your special day. If you are interested in planning a wedding in Corfu then you should get in contact with Exclusive Wedding Tales – one of the top wedding planners in Greece.

Corfu is a beautiful island, ideal for holidays throughout the year. The natural beauty and traditional atmosphere of the island inspire the visitor and create the setting for unique and unforgettable holidays.