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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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Paleokastritsa ? Show on map
Rena Studios is located in Paleokastritsa, just 12 miles from Corfu Town. Glyfada is 8 miles from the property. There is also a kitchenette, equipped with a refrigerator. more...
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Potamaki Beach Hotel enjoys a beachfront location in Benitses village, in Corfu. The hotel?s reception is available 24 hours a day. more...
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Sidárion ? Show on map
Showcasing a sun terrace and views of the sea, Electra Apartments is located in Sidárion in the region of Corfu, just 16 miles from Corfu Town. Glyfada is 15 miles away. more...
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Featuring free WiFi and an outdoor pool, Chandris Apartments is located in Kávos. Corfu Town is 20 miles away. Free private parking is available on site. All units include a flat-screen TV. more...
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Villa Hermes is a villa with a barbecue, located in Potamós. It provides free private parking. There is a dining area and a kitchen complete with an oven and a microwave. more...
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Located in Acharavi, 13 miles from Corfu Town, Satori Boutique Hotel features an outdoor pool and views of the garden. Free private parking is available on site. more...
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Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, N&L VILLAS is located in Corfu Town, just 8 miles from Glyfada. Sarandë is 14 miles away. Free private parking is available on site. more...
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Olgas Beach Villas offers accommodations in Barbati, just 7 miles from Corfu Town. The property is 9 miles from Glyfada and free private parking is available. more...
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Benitses ? Show on map
Featuring free WiFi and air conditioning, Passas Studios and Apartments is located in Benitses. Corfu Town is 6 miles away. Free private parking is available on site. more...
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Featuring free WiFi and air conditioning, Nikos & Vivi Studios is located in Perivólion, just 15 miles from Corfu Town. Parga is 23 miles away. Free private parking is available on site. more...
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Benitses ? Show on map
Located in Benitses, this air-conditioned villa and is 6 miles from Corfu Town. The property is 31 miles from Parga and features views of the sea. more...
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Set within a beautiful garden, in the area of Acharavi, Lena Mare Boutique Hotel offers a lovely pool and accommodation with a spa bath. It has 2 bars and provides free Wi-Fi throughout. more...
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Surrounded by palm and cypress trees, Anita is 1000 ft from Perama Beach and offers a pool and a breakfast buffet. The air conditioned rooms have balconies overlooking the pool or gardens. more...
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Featuring air conditioning, Zeus Pool Apartments offers accommodations in Nisákion. Corfu Town is 7 miles from the property. Free private parking is available on site. more...
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Located in Ýpsos, 7 miles from Corfu Town, Hotel Yannis Corfu features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. more...


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