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Corfu - Ionian Islands (Greece)

Corfu (Kerkyra or Korfoe or Corfoe). Corfu is a beautiful Greek island in the Ionian sea You can come here by airplane, but also easily by car and boat, via Italy. We did it both, we once came by plane and twice we came by car and boat! Both options are worth repeating.

When approaching Corfu by boat, we saw that the island is very green, everywhere are many trees that reach to the sea. The picturesque villages on the coast, surrounded by green trees,  give the island an enchanting appearance.

On Corfu is in fact much to see and to do,  is advisable rent a car and drive around the beautiful countryside, along the fantastic beaches, through the wooded mountains and the scenic villeages.

Concerning Corfu town; Corfu town is incredible, it is one of the nicest and most beautiful towns in Greece. There are beautiful forts, houses in Venetian style, impressive squares, narrow alleys and terraces, the impressions you have are unbelievable.

When you are on Corfu, don’t forget to visit the Achillion Palce of Princess Sissi and Kanoni,, a place which overlooks the most picturesquely situated church of Corfu and the mouse island (Pontikonisi).

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Mon Repos | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 4 - Photo JustGreece.com Agios Gordis (Gordios) | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 61 - Photo JustGreece.com Agios Gordis (Gordios) | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 2 - Photo JustGreece.com Gaios | Island of Paxos (Paxi) near Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  | Photo 078 - Photo JustGreece.com Corfu town | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 115 - Photo JustGreece.com Corfu town | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 139 - Photo JustGreece.com Gaios | Island of Paxos (Paxi) near Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  | Photo 041 - Photo JustGreece.com Kanoni | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  Photo 70 - Photo JustGreece.com Agios Gordis (Gordios) | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 30 - Photo JustGreece.com Sinarades | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 10 - Photo JustGreece.com Gaios | Island of Paxos (Paxi) near Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  | Photo 045 - Photo JustGreece.com Kanoni | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  Photo 85 - Photo JustGreece.com Nisaki (Nissaki) | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 17 - Photo JustGreece.com Angelokastro (Aggelokastro) | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - foto6 - Photo JustGreece.com Island of Antipaxos - Antipaxi near Corfu - Greece  Photo 013 - Photo JustGreece.com

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Sights, tips and information Corfu

Corfu Town is a beautiful historical town with much to see and to experience; The forts, the Esplanade, Liston etc ...
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Benitses is a fun, lively resort with lots of taverns, bars and restaurants and a beautiful ...
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Kassiopi is a picturesque village with a lovely harbor and a nice beach. It lies in the far northeast of Corfu ....
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Myrtiotissa I found one of the funniest and nicest beaches on the island. It is enclosed in a beautiful bay....
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Peroulades is a village in the northwest of the island near Sidari, which has a unique beach with impressive cliffs
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Acharavi is a village in the far north of the island, 38 kilometers from Corfu town ...
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It is said that Glifada in Corfu has the most beautiful sandy beach of Corfu. Glifada is certainly the most popular ...
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Kavos has a vibrant nightlife, it is also called the "Hersonissos Crete" of the island of Corfu ...
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Nisaki is a small village north of Ypsos. On the beach tehre moor boats and there it is very cozy ...
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Sidari is best known for the inlets into the rocks all originated by the sea, the soft sandstone ...
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Agios Gordis is a tourist resort in the west of Corfu with a beautiful wide beach, ideal ...
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Kanoni is located south of Corfu town on the homonymous peninsula. From here you have a wonderful view...
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Kouloura is a picturesque fishing-village on the northeast coast of Corfu. It lies in a green bay ...
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Paleokastritsa. This is "the" place of Corfu where you actually have to be. The environment here is so beautiful and nice that you get impressed ....
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Ypsos (Ipsos) is a lively seaside town north of Corfu town. Here are plenty of hotels, restaurants, campsites , bars and ...
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Average temperature Corfu
January
11.5°C
February
11.5°C
March
12.9°C
April
15.2°C
May
19.4°C
June
23.3°C
July
25.5°C
August
25.9°C
September
23.4°C
October
19.7°C
November
15.7°C
December
12.8°C

Active on Corfu

Corfu is an island where can create your own vacation. You can sunbathe on the beaches or be actively engaged. With an 18-hole golf course, a number of horseriding schools, various tennis clubs, a cricket tradition, which dates back to the early 18th century (there are regular competitions that are held on the field in the center of town), hiking trails, mountain bike trails, water sports such as diving, sailing and surfing, Corfu offers all kind facilities for sporting guests.

Hospitable Corfu

For the locals of Corfu,  hospitality is a way of life. The table is covered with food for any guest, there is always a salute to the passer-by and a warm welcome to those who walk in the village. The Corfians are friendly, they love having fun and are willing to make a party of the smallest meeting. The local cuisine is based on what nature has to offer, including plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables and seafood.


Nightlife in Corfu

The nights on Corfu come alive, especially in the entertainment district, near the new port in Corfu Town. There are bars and good nightclubs, everybody is entertained until the early hours in the morning. If you like, however, more of a quiet evening, there are many seaside taverns, where the only sound is caused by the waves of the sea and the 'çlink' of  the glasses. (and ... jamas!) The nights in Corfu are shining, the sky is filled with stars that seems much brighter. There is also another place with a viibrant nightlife, located on the south of Corfu, the famous Kavos.


How to get on Corfu?

1. First of all by airplane
2. By ferry from Italy
3. by ferry from Igoumenitsa (Epirus)
4. In the summer months, Corfu is also connected with other Ionian Islands.

 

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