Corfu Guide and Hotel Reservations - tourist attractions and map

It is said that Greece is one of the few countries which gives one the key to ‘self discovery’. Beyond a shade of a doubt, Corfu can be said to be an island whose multicultural identity is rooted in a mythical past that crams with historical events: the archaeological positioning of the castles interposed between strategic locations across the island send one back to the turbulent past laden with battles, led by a small but brave people defending their identity against those who had claimed it.Corfu

The history of the region has been a very controversial one because of the continuous succession of foreign rulers in Corfu. All throughout the centuries, the Romans, the Venetians, the French and the English, all have been trying to conquer this island. Remarkable palaces, amazing fortresses, museums, libraries, elegant hotels and old churches are open to visitors and holiday makers all over the world. All stand against a breathtaking background of lush vegetation and olive plantations that combine in an unexpected puzzle that meets the hungry eye of the visitor, leaving it up to them to unjumble the pieces.

Should you make up your mind to visiting Corfu, get ready for the trip of your life. Free yourself of any inhibitions and sink into the comforting Mediterranean weather with mild winters and refreshing summers. Do start your imaginary exploration of the past with the Palace built by Empress Elisabeth of Austria and roll the dices of fortune into the casino built on the ruins of the past.

Twenty five minutes at sea is all that stands between you and the island of Mourtos, the historical place where the Greek fleet hid during the Second World War. And if you’ve found yourself daydreaming while impersonating the characters of ‘The Blue Lagoon’, then, this is your chance to make your dreams come true and play the part of your life. If you want to spend quality time with your children or you simply want to bring out the child in you, know that a place like Aqualand – one of the largest aquatic parks in the SE of Europe, waits for you with unforeseen surprises: wide-ranging water slides and blue pools are the only thing setting you apart from yourself and the child in you.

When you feel drained of the very last drop of energy, take time to stop for a bite in one of the many traditional taverns waiting for you to spoil your senses. Feel and enjoy the multitude of tastes awoken by the godlike drinks and traditional foods, sing, dance and live like the Gods did thousands of years ago. Once that you’re batteries are recharged, you can set off on a new tour of the island and let yourself driven around by the unbeatable rhythm of sirtaki and zorba. If you like living your life to the full, then you should know about Pink Palace and the toga parties held on the island – a real multicultural opportunity for you to socialize with other holiday-makers or with the local people here.

If you’ve planned your trip just for a few days, then you should think again and make a stop at Palladium Night Club. A holiday in Corfu is undoubtedly a new opportunity for you to improve your knowledge on yet another cultural and historical Europe. The fashionable clothing items, the remarkable handmade souvenirs or the unique and classy style of the leather and olive jewelery will be the hard evidence proving that your trip was imaginary but real, making your holiday all the more wonderful and unforgettable.

Hotels in Corfu

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Pegasus

Pegasus

Pegasus Hotel is situated in a spacious garden setting just off the main road of Roda, a traditional fishing village on the North Coast of Corfu Island. Built in 1991, the hotel has…

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Summertime Apartments

Summertime Apartments

Situated in the Canal D’Amour on the picturesque northern coast of Corfu, in Sidari, surrounded by the area’s most beautiful beaches, Summertime Hotel Apartments offers guests…

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Captain Homer Apartments And Studios

Captain Homer Apartments And Studios

Captain Homer Studios and apartments are designed and furnished in the traditional Corfu island style modified to afford every comfort. The lodging consists of apartments capable of…

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Panorama Hideaway

Panorama Hideaway

Situated in Dassia, Panorama Hideaway is built on a private propriety of 8,000 sq.m with beautiful well kept garden, lawns, olive trees, exotic flowers and plants. This small complex…

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Coryfo Studios Apartments

Coryfo Studios  Apartments

Coryfo Studios & Apartments is located in the center of Moraitika at only 5 minutes from the beach and a short walk from the shops and restaurants from the area. The 7 apartments…

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Nikolaos House

Nikolaos House

Nikolaos House hotel has 12 apartments (for 2 to 5 people), all with breathtaking sea view. From your apartment you can reach the sandy beach lying just 150 meters away, the mini-market…

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Astacos Studios

Astacos Studios

The Astacos Studios is located 50m from the main beach of Paleokastritsa, with amazing sea view and direct access to 3 beaches in walk. The 3 studios are fully equipped with: - kitchen;…

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Messonghi Beach

Messonghi Beach

The complex Messonghi Beach lies between the villages of Moraitika and Messonghi on the Ionian Sea, approximately 22 Km south of Corfu town and 20 Km from the airport. The Messonghi…

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Residences in Corfu


Apartments Theodoros and Fiona

Apartments Theodoros and Fiona

At a distance of 150 from the beach and the centre of Roda, in a lush area of 5,000 square meters, Theodoros­Fiona Apartments complex can be found. In the northern part of Corfu…

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Pension Paradise

Pension Paradise

Situated a few hundred meters from the center of Pelekas in a quiet location, the residence Pension Paradise is still pretty close to the restaurants, bars, shops and supermarkets.…

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Apartments Hermes

Apartments Hermes

Hermes Apartments & Studios are centrally located in the heart of Dassia and just opposite the Chandris Hotels, offers to all guests all the necessary amenities, facilities and…

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Attractions in Corfu

Hydropolis Corfu

Hydropolis is a noteworthy water park in northern Corfu, stretching nearby the popular village and resort of Acharavi. Vortex Space Bowl water slide 8 huge water slides and

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Museum of Ceramic Art

The display made available by the Museum of Ceramic Art speaks about what is characteristic of Corfu in terms of ceramic art.

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Kassiopi Beach

What is so appealing about the Kassiopi Beach is that it is located at the foot of Mount Pantokrator.

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Archaeological Museum Corfu

The Archeological Museum of Corfu Town impresses, the many archeological exhibits aside, by its famous Gorgon Medusa statue and other works of art in Greece

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