Corfu: Introduction

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Corfu is a highly popular destination for holiday makers looking for sun, sand and sea. However, there is a great deal more to this little island than you might expect. With a lot to offer in terms of culture, history, cuisine and sports, you’ll find something for everyone on this pretty Greek isle. Having been invaded by a variety of armies over its long war-torn past, Corfu’s culture and architecture reveals how wonderfully diverse and interesting this destination is. Add to this a number of fascinating Greek legends and you will soon realise that Corfu is built on a rich and ancient past. Clear blue Ionian waves lap the soft yellow beaches, while the majestic Corfu mountains create its deep green backdrop. You will find your beach holiday in Corfu presents the perfect opportunity to rest and relax on secluded stretches of sand, with the occasional thrilling water sport thrown in! If you venture inland a little more, you can immerse yourself in enchanting olive groves, vineyards and mountain paths.

Corfu combines the lushness of a Grecian garden with the tranquillity of sparse sandy stretches and hidden caves. Do something different each day – soak up some culture at an ancient archaeological site, take a bike ride through the mountains and valleys, or throw yourself around an Aquapark. A perfect destination choice for couples, families and young people, Corfu really does cater for everybody. Whether you decide to stay at an exciting and buzzing resort like Kavos, or if you are keen to take a city break in the Venetian inspired Corfu Town, you will feel that your time in Corfu was well spent. The way of life on this little Ionian paradise is laid back and friendly and you are sure to love the slow-cooked delights of Corfiot cuisine. You won’t find this island too touristy either; it manages to keep the charm and wholesomeness of traditional Greece and you can still discover the best parts of it for yourself.