About Corfu

Corfu (or Kerkyra known to Greeks) is a gorgeous Greek island located in the Ionian Sea and right by the entrance of the Adriatic Sea, off the western coast of the mainland and just a few kilometers off the coast of Albania. Known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush vegetation, it is a popular destination for visitors from all over the world.

Corfu has a rich history and culture, with influences from the ancient Greeks, Romans, Venetians, French, and British. Visitors can explore Corfu’s historic sites, including the Old Town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Achilleion Palace, which was built by Empress Elizabeth of Austria and the Mon Repos Palace, which is the summer palace of the last Royal Family of Greece, set in an ancient city (Paleopolis).

In addition to its cultural and historical attractions, Corfu is also renowned for its natural beauty. The island boasts a diverse landscape, ranging from rugged mountains to sandy beaches and charming villages. Visitors can hike through the lush countryside or relax on one of the island’s many picturesque beaches. A visit in a local taverna is highly recommended as local dishes, deriving from the Venetians (Pastitsada, Sofrito, Bourdeto, Bianco) will definitely impress you.

Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or simply enjoying the Mediterranean sun, Corfu has something to offer everyone. With its warm climate, stunning scenery, and welcoming locals, it is a truly unforgettable destination.

The island is easily accessible by air or sea. There are direct flights to Corfu International Airport from many European cities, with the list constantly expanding adding airports in the UAE . The island is also served by ferry connections to several other Greek islands, to the Greek Mainland as well as to Italy and Albania.

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