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Corfu has been described as one of nature's work of art. With its rich vegetation, historical monuments, unspoiled beaches, surrounded by the crystal waters of the Ionian and the Adriatic Sea, it offers its visitors the chance to enjoy memorable holidays. Corfu Town, situated in the center of the island combines the past with the present. The tour of the town of Corfu starts off the famous Esplanade, the large space between the Old and New Fortress. The buildings surrounding Esplanade, with their various origins take the visitor back to the past when the Venetians, the French and the British occupied the island.

Walking through the narrow streets, “kadounia” according the dialect of Corfu, you will discover the friendliness and the hospitality of the Corfiots. You can have a ginger beer in one of the famous cafes of Liston square and continue your walk by visiting some of the museums, old palaces, little churches or buy local products from the small shops. Corfu is the most northwest and also the 7th largest island of Greece and the 2 nd largest, after Kefalonia, in the Seven Ionian Islands. It has an area of 592 sq.km and a coastline of 217 km.

The small islands of Paxos, Antipaxos (in the south), Mathraki, Othoni, Ericousa (in the north) are included in the prefecture of Corfu. Corfu combines mountain, hills, little valleys, rivers (Tiflopotamos in Sgourades-Zigos, Megapotamos in Kastelanoi Messis-Synarades, Potami in Lefkimi) lakes (Corission, Antinioti and Chalikiopoulou), sandy and pebble beaches with great vegetation covering the majority of the island. Corfu is the island for every kind of visitor offering all the alternative options for a holiday: quiet villages with idyllic beaches or even beautiful resorts with exquisite nightlife.

The climate is composed of mild winters and sprinkling summers. The local products are the olive oil, olives, ouzo, mandolato, mandoles, a variety of cooked pork meats as noumboulo, smoked and dry salami, sausages, and the exotic trademark of the island, Koum Kouat, the miniature oranges. The tree was imported from China many years ago and since then is thriving only in Corfu. You can find the fruit in many variations, as liqueur, marmalade, fruit made in syrup and dry fruit. The local industry is based on the production of olive oil and especially in tourism

The symbol of Corfu is the ancient trireme, without a rudder, as the island had a large maritime power from the ancient times and the seamen were famous for their skills. Another well-known symbol of Corfu is also the Mouse Island (Pontikonissi), which is a small island in the shape of a mouse.


 

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 N&L VILLAS
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, N&L VILLAS is set in Corfu Town, 6.2 mi from Vido Island. Port of Corfu is 6.8 mi away. Free private parking is available on site. more...
 Sun 'n Chill
Located in Melíkia, Sun 'n Chill offers accommodations with free WiFi and flat-screen TV, as well as barbecue facilities and a garden. A shared outdoor pool is also available. more...
 Suzanne's Apartment
Suzanne's Apartment is located in Glyfada. Located on the beachfront, this property has a restaurant, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a bar and free WiFi. more...
 villa Marianthi
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony, villa Marianthi is located in Nisaki. more...
 Stephandra Villa
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a terrace, Stephandra Villa is located in Bastoúnion. more...
 Corfu Imperial, Grecotel Exclusive Resort
Standing on its private peninsula with unobstructed views of the Ionian Sea, Corfu Imperial, Grecotel Exclusive Resort features 4 private sandy beaches, a pebbly beach and a large outdoor pool. more...
 Thomas Art Hotel
Located in Pélekas of Corfu, Thomas Hotel offers a bar-restaurant with a sea-view sun terrace, and a blossomed garden with BBQ facilities. It offers bright rooms overlooking the Ionian Sea. more...
 Kommeno Bella Vista
Set on an elevated position amid the lush Ionian countryside, Kommeno Bella Vista has a free-form swimming pool with panoramic sea views and a poolside bar. more...
 Casa del Mar
Located in Mpoukaris in the Corfu region, Casa del Mar has accommodations with free WiFi and free private parking. The apartment has a terrace. more...
 Elite Corfu - Adults Friendly
Set in Kommeno, Elite Corfu has a garden, terrace and bar. Featuring housekeeping service, this property also provides guests with an outdoor pool. more...
 Dionysos Apartments
Featuring an outdoor pool, Dionysos Apartments offers a garden and sun terrace. Located in Corfu, it features apartments with free WiFi and a balcony overlooking the sea. more...
 Bella Vista Apartments
Only 656 feet from Pelekas Beach, Bella Vista offers accomodation with views to the Ionian Sea from their private balcony or patio. The on-site restaurant serves home-cooked, Greek and local dishes. more...
 Telesilla Hotel
Telesilla Hotel is located in Kontokali, a short walk from the sandy beach, next to Gouvia Marina, and a short drive from Corfu Town and port. Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport is at 3.7 mi. more...
 Villa Petros
Set in a quiet location and surrounded by lush trees, Villa Petros offers spacious accommodations with views over the Ionian Sea. The sandy beach of Apraos is just 328 feet away. more...
 Yaliskari Beach
Located 4.1 miles from Glyfada Beach, Yaliskari Beach offers a restaurant, a bar and air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony and free WiFi. more...
 Nissaki Bay
Set amid pine trees and just 98 feet from the pebbled Krouzeri Beach, Nissaki Bay offers self-catering accommodations with unobstructed sea views. more...
 Villa Rita & Helena
Surrounded by palm trees, Villa Rita & Helena offers a sun terrace with BBQ facilities and free WiFi in public areas. It is located 66 feet from the beach Kalami in Corfu. more...
 Corfu Sea View Rooms
Located in Achílleion, Corfu Sea View Rooms has accommodations with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden with a terrace. more...
 Rokamare
Offering garden views, Rokamare in Liapades has accommodations, a restaurant, a garden and a terrace. Both WiFi and private parking are available at the apartment free of charge. more...
 Villa Lefka
Villa Lefka is a self-catering accommodations located in Melíkia, right in front of a sandy beach. Free WiFi access is available. more...
 Kastraki Epavlis
Featuring an outdoor pool, balcony and garden with BBQ, Kastraki Epavlis is in Ágios Márkos in Corfu. It is 215 yards from Pyrgi Beach and has 2 fireplaces. Free Wi-Fi is available. more...
 Philippos Hotel
Philippos Hotel invites you to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing break in a comfortable, self-catering apartment, located among Kassiopi’s olive groves and close to a variety of local entertainment. more...
 Ionian Citizen 2-Renovated Residences Down Town Corfu City
Ionian Citizen 2-Renovated Residences Down Town Corfu City in Corfu provides accommodations with free WiFi, an 8-minute walk from Byzantine Museum, 700 yards from Ionio University and an 8-minute walk more...
 Krouzeri Beach Apartments
Corfu Apartments by the Beach is located some 66 feet from the Blue Flag pebbly beach of Krouzeri, near Nissaki. It offers self-catered apartments with direct Ionian Sea views. more...
 Lilliput Studio Corfu Old Town
Located in Corfu, a 9-minute walk from Ionio University and 0.8 miles from Serbian Museum, Lilliput Studio Corfu Old Town provides accommodations with amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV . more...


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