One of the most cosmopolitan islands of Greece, Corfu is located on the northern side of the Ionian Sea.
Corfu charms visitors with the Venetian style, the lovely beaches and the relaxing feeling.
Located on the north western side of the country, Corfu island has a cosmopolitan feeling combined with a special traditional character.
Corfu is full of variety from its traditional fishing villages to its large modern resorts, coupled with its amazing wildlife, over six hundred types of wild flowers and numerous exotic birds including pelicans, bee eaters, hoopoes and golden orioles; this island has something for everyone!
Many beautiful beaches are found around the island, such as Paleokastritsa, Agios Gordis, Nissaki and others.
Corfu holidays can be a great experience for families, couples or group of friends, as it has something special for everyone.
Kassiopi and Acharavi are nice tourist places on the northern side of the island, while the inland is dotted with lovely villages and many sightseeings.
Sailing in Corfu is superb due to the beautiful scenery with plenty of picturesque villages, numerous fortresses and other ruins showing the centuries of domination by the Venetians.
Lovely sheltered bays surrounded by pine and olive groves, lively towns and sandy beaches where you can swim and eat at the local tavernas. Visit Sidari on the north coast of Corfu to swim in the Canal d’Amour, where it is said lovers will stay together for ever.
The old harbour of Corfu/Kerkyra on the east coast is the main port with berths for visitors, while on the west coast of Corfu there is the port of Paleokastritsa which is dominated by the Monastery of Panagia Theotokou. Other ports include Gouvia bay and marina which is located on the east coast 5 nautical miles of Corfu town and features a Venetian arsenal of 1716; Kassiopi on the north coast and on the south coast the pretty ports of Petriti and Lefkimi.