Corfu, The Island of the Phaeacians

Corfu (Kerkyra) is a beautiful island in the Ionian Sea, known as the island of the Phaeacians, where Odysseus was once shipwrecked. Its clear blue waters, sandy beaches and exquisite cuisine make Corfu an ideal destination.

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Best time to visit

Corfu's warm climate welcomes visitors all year round, enjoying long hot summers and mild wet winters. The busiest period to visit Corfu is between June and August, while in May, September and October the rhythms of the island are quieter and temperatures are milder.

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History

Corfu was inhabited since the Paleolithic Era. According to Greek mythology it was the island of the Phaeacians where Odysseus landed on his return trip to Ithaca. Its cultural heritage reflects years spent under Venetian, French and British rule, with remnants found around the island.

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Experience

Corfu's warm climate, beautiful beaches and wealth of fun activities to do will accommodate any taste. You can visit the beautiful monasteries scattered around the island, go for hiking or enjoy glass bottom boat trips to explore the mysteries of the deep sea.

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Hospitals & Health Centres

The General Hospital of Corfu is located 8 km away from the town of Corfu. There are also a number of private clinics and doctors responding to emergencies 24/7.

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Ideal for

Corfu is ideal for those who love history, nature, good food and authenticity. Whether you are travelling solo or with your family and friends, you can have a unique experience geared to your preferences.

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Nearby

Just a short distance from Corfu (5 min by boat), is the famous Mouse Island with the 13th century church of Pantokrator, while 1200m away by boat, you can reach Vido islet to enjoy a nice meal and a dip in the blue sea. You can also visit one of Corfu's beautiful satellite islands.

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Sightseeing

The town of Corfu is dominated by two fortresses and elegant venetian architecture with beautiful buildings and narrow cobblestone paths. Also, Corfu is home to the Mon Repos palace, the birthplace of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Achilleion, built as a summer palace of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

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Travel Information

Corfu International Airport is located 3.3 km from Corfu town (approx. 10min drive). There are various transportation options available ensuring a safe and seamless journey at your destination. For more information please contact us.

A JOURNEY THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY

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Corfu is known for its clear blue waters, beautiful landscapes and unique authentic traditions.
 
The town of Corfu is dominated by two fortresses and boasts Venetian architecture with narrow cobblestone paths.
 
Corfu offers many opportunities for exploration and relaxation for everyone.

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