Corfu

Welcome to the island of Corfu in Greece

Corfu, one of the northernmost islands of Greece has really more to offer than just holiday beaches, sun, olives and ouzo. The Greek island of Corfu is a very popular tourist destination, for individual travelers as well as for culturally interested tourists.

Pontikonisi - Corfu

Small harbor - island Corfu

Corfu original

Corfu-Fisherman

Tavern-old-village

Beach in Corfu

Corfu Town

Corfu-center-Liston

Corfu Town - center

Corfu Town - Church

Corfu Town

Corfu Town - balconies

Corfu Town

Old Fortress - Corfu

Old Fortress - Kerkyra

Everything-fresh

Corfu Church

Fisherman - evening

Corfu Island

Sun and sea

Old Village Doukades

Ass in Corfu

Full moon

Typical Corfu

Corfu Kommeno

Spring and sea

Good friend

Tavene abandoned village

Woman in old village

Coffee at evening

Corfu: the greenest island of Greece

 has kept until today its character and originality. Despite its diverse beauty and charming contrasts, remains a large part of the island of Touristenansturm far.
Romantic landscapes, million olive trees, colourful flowers, countless lemon and orange trees, pine forests, sloping coasts, beautiful, deserted sandy beaches with crystal clear water, charming villages and ancient monasteries in panoramic position, shape the image of these island.

Corfu Town:

 The eponymous capital of the island (Corfu Town or Kerkyra) is characterized by several European styles. Corfu has this circumstance to thank the various occupiers since the middle ages. Built between two fortresses and excellent Italian, English, French and German buildings, Byzantine churches and flowering squares, Corfu Town is a real gem with priceless charm and beauty. These fortresses were used by the inhabitants of the island over the centuries as a safe refuge from pirates and invaders.

History:

 Corfu location has not only a decisive influence on the climatic and landscape conditions of the island. In earlier times, Corfu often was the target of various invaders, who all have left their unique cultures, structures and traditions on the beautiful island. Especially the Venetian domination has left its mark everywhere on the island. Corfu, the mythical island of the Phaeceans was the last stop of Odysseus before his return to Ithaca.

Corfu Climate:

The Ionian Islands are among the sunniest Greek islands. On the island of Corfu there is the Mediterranean climate.
From mid-April, the temperatures are pleasant to relax. Mid-September and October the temperatures go back to 27-29 ° C, which makes a stay much more pleasant.

Corfu Beaches:

 However, the much nicer and more popular areas of the island extends in the West and North. In these regions are mainly fantastic, kilometre-long and gently sloping sandy beaches and picturesque small bays away from the hustle and bustle. A place for your personal vacation dreams.

Hiking:

 Given the climate and the varied landscape, hiking on Corfu is a special break from everyday life. Look forward to your hiking holiday in Corfu on the least explored and most rustic corners. Turquoise coves, extensive olive and cypress, beautiful vineyards and covered hills and steep mountaintops leave an unforgettable impression of Corfu. The picture is rounded off by traditional mountain villages that have lost little of its original character until today.

Income:

 Today live the inhabitants of the island from the agriculture, olive oil is the largest export product of the island, from the vineyards, of the livestock (sheep, goats and cows), from fishing and, of course, the main source of income of the island of Corfu, the tourism.

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