This is an overview and paths to all pages about Corfu island and Corfu town

Corfu Monuments & Ηeritage buildings
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The various cultural influences ranging from the first Greek colonization around 750 BC , the Archaic period, the Byzantine era followed by the period of Venetian rule and later the French, Russian, and the British, have left Corfu with a … Read More

Holidays in Corfu – What to see and do
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Let`s go holidays in Corfu Planning to visit Corfu? There are numerous holiday resorts on this magnificent island suitable for everybody. With its unsurpassed natural beauty, and one of the greenest and most fertile islands, displaying traces of its turbulent … Read More

Greek Easter processions and Easter celebrations
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Corfu`s easter Celebrations on Corfu for Easter are unique, and attract visitors from other parts of Greece who mingle with local people and foreign tourists watching the processions, taking part in the services, and enjoying all the festivities. It is … Read More

Corfu Sights, Corfu attractions that you must see
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It is hard to distinguish between the Corfu sights and the Monuments amongst the beautiful buildings in Corfu, so on this page we present just a few of the sights in Corfu that are worth visiting and which are monuments … Read More

Corfu Events, festivals, celebrations
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Corfu is a lively cosmopolitan island, with 120,000 permanent resident,  and comparing population and size it is the third most densely populated part of Greece after Athens and Thessaloniki. The Corfiots are cheerful by nature and love anything like celebrations, … Read More

Achilleion palace in Corfu Greece
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Achilleion(Achillion) Palace 10 km south of the city and three kms north of the village  of Benitses on the edge of the village of Gastouri sits the beautiful Achilleion(Achillion) Palace. It was built by Empress Elizabeth of Austria who became … Read More

Corfu Archaeological sites – Ancient Corfu or Paleopolis
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Paleopolis – The Ancient City of Corfu If you fancy a journey in your imagination explore the site of the ancient city of Corfu, known as Paleopolis (Old City). It was founded in the 8th century BC by Dorian Greeks … Read More

Corfu Museums
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Corfu’s rich historical and cultural heritage is the cause of the many museums in Corfu which offer a wide variety of exhibits from Neolithic times to the present, also cultural museums dedicated to the rich intellectual life of the Ionian Islands, … Read More

How long is Corfu’s summer season?
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Corfu`s summer season In the 1970s when Corfu first became widely visited by tourists the season stretched from the end of March until early November. Of course the island was not full for all those months, but from May15th-September 15th … Read More

Corfu`s notable foreign residents from the 60s to today
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William Gladstone During the British Protectorate (1815-1864) there were a number of notable residents on Corfu, not least the future prime minister William Gladstone, and the landscape artist and homourist Edward Lear, who has produced wonderful watercolours of Corfu in … Read More

Across Corfu island – from east coast to west ..on foot
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Across Corfu island The resorts of Benitses and Agios Gordios lie opposite each other, where the island is only about 6 kms wide, but even on the main roads the drive between them takes about half an hour going up … Read More

Corfu during the quiet winter period
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  A stroll through the old part of town in the evening once the visitors have departed reveals a completely different place to the thriving metropolis seen on a summer’s morning. Leave the Esplanade and walk along St Spyridon’s street, … Read More

Corfu – Aqueduct of Commissioner Frederick Adam in Benitses
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On an island like Corfu, with huge rainfall and rich and inexhaustible water table one would expect that the water supply of the city of Corfu with plenty of good quality water would be an easy task. Water supply of … Read More