Corfu or Kerkyra is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, of the Ionian Islands, and, including its small satellite islands, forms the margin of the northwestern frontier of Greece. The island is bound up with the history of Greece from the beginnings of Greek mythology, and is marked by numerous battles and conquests.
Corfu, is one of the most beautiful and romantic islands in the Ionian Islands. From lush green hills to noble mansions, from idyllic Corfu beaches to interesting museums, this island has everything to satisfy any type of traveler.
Strongly influenced by the Venetians, French and British, Corfu Town is an excellent base for exploration. Get lost in the narrow cobblestone alleys, the so-called “kandounia”, visit museums such as the Asian Art Museum, stroll along the famous Liston promenade, stroll around the huge Spianada Square…The town exudes a nostalgic charm! You will see the glorious past of Corfu in majestic palaces, noble mansions, beautiful museums and charming squares. Leaving Corfu Town, you will find picturesque seaside villages, verdant islands, luxurious Corfu resorts and wild natural landscapes.
If you manage to get away from the charming town of Corfu, head to the coast of Corfu, where the beautiful Corfu beach is located! The beaches of Dassia, Paleokastritsa, Glyfada, Kontokali and Kavos are must visits. Surrounded by green forests and mountains, are undoubtedly some of the best beaches in Greece!
As for sightseeing, this is one of the best activities in Corfu! The most worth visiting places in Corfu are Achilles Palace (the former residence of Princess Sissi of Austria), Monrebos Palace where Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Philip was born, the iconic Panagia Vlacherna and Pontikonisi islands. They will make you fall in love with Corfu even more!
Corfu, is famous for one more thing: food! The island’s cuisine is based on meat, fish, pasta and herbs, which excites food lovers. The first-class Corfu restaurant and traditional tavern are the best places to taste local cuisine!
With information from: https://www.greeka.com/ionian/corfu/