A Journey Through History, Culture, and Natural Beauty on the Gem of the Ionian Sea
Cultural Paradise: Exploring the Rich Heritage of Corfu Island
OUR HOTELS IN Corfu
The island is located in the Ionian Sea and is known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and charming villages.
Corfu has the most beautiful beaches. From the famous Paleokastritsa Beach to the quieter Glyfada Beach, and the pebbled Agios Gordios Beach, there is something for everyone. The island is also home to numerous hidden coves and bays, perfect for a more secluded swimming experience.
The Old Town of Corfu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is known for its narrow streets, Venetian architecture, and colorful buildings. It also has numerous restaurants, cafes, and bars, making it a great spot for a day trip or an evening out. Another must-visit place is the Achilleion Palace, located in the village of Gastouri. The palace was built by Empress Elisabeth of Austria in the late 19th century and is known for its stunning gardens and neoclassical architecture. Visitors can tour the palace and learn about the history of the building and its former inhabitants.
For those interested in outdoor activities, Corfu Island has plenty to offer. Hiking trails can be found all over the island, from the Corfu Trail that spans the length of the island, to the Mount Pantokrator that offers panoramic views of the island. The island is also a great spot for water sports, such as kayaking, windsurfing, and parasailing.