All pages relating to the city and the island of Corfu

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

Corfu Easter, biggest religious event in Corfu
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The Easter in Corfu Below we will deal with the biggest event of the year, held each year in Corfu with a glory and splendour not seen anywhere else in the world, Corfu Easter, a huge celebration bringing thousands of … Read More

Holidays in Corfu
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Let`s go holidays in Corfu – What to see and do 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 … Read More

Holy Week events
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Holy Week events in Corfu Celebrations and events in 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 … Read More

Corfu sights and attractions that you must see
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It is hard to distinguish between the Corfu sights and the Monuments among the beautiful buildings in Corfu, they are so many, so on this page we present the sites attractions in Corfu that are worth visiting and we deal in another … Read More

Corfu festivals, Corfu events, celebrations, carnival, concerts
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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
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Achilleion palace in Corfu Greece 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 … Read More

Ancient Corfu sites of Paleopolis
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Ancient Corfu or Paleopolis with many archaeological sites If you fancy a journey in your imagination explore the site of the ancient city of Corfu, known as Paleopolis (Old City). It was discovered after archaeological excavations during last century. The city was … Read More

Museums in Corfu
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Archaeological and Cultural Museums in Corfu Due to rich historical and cultural heritage the museums in Corfu are many and offer a wide variety of exhibits from Neolithic times to the present, there are also cultural museums dedicated to the rich … Read More

Corfu`s summer season
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How long is 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 … Read More

Corfu`s notable foreign residents
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Corfu`s notable foreign residents from the 60s to today 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 … Read More

Across Corfu island
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Across Corfu island – from east coast to west ..on foot 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 … Read More

Corfu winter period
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Corfu during the quiet winter period   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 … 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