Corfu - Lush hills, sandy beaches and blue-green seas
This diverse destination in the Ionian Sea captures the hearts of travellers from around the world.
Here you can relax on sandy beaches, swim in gin-clear seas, stroll through a fascinating Old Town, admire historical sites, visit museums, hike across forested hills, walk around traditional villages and indulge in hearty local dishes.
The Venetians, French and English all ruled over the island and their legacy can be clearly seen in the island’s architecture, cultural attractions and gastronomy.
Families adore the island for the warm hospitality shown by locals, couples for its romantic capital and solo travellers for its breathtakingly beautiful landscapes and activities on offer.
Blessed with hillsides thick with pine, cypress and eucalypt forests that tumble down to blue-green seas, Corfu is a nature and beach lover’s dream.
Beaches on the west coast include unspoilt Agios Georgios Pagon, out-of-the-way Ermones, striking Paleokastritsa, Glyfada and remote Myrtiotissa. In the east, choose from laidback Barbati, tiny Kouloura and Dassia, whose translucent waters and striking mountain views rank it among the island’s finest. In the south is wild Arkoudilas and bohemian kite-surfer magnet Halikounas.
Issos and Korission Lake is the largest lagoon in Corfu Island, Greece, part of a nature reserve with sand dunes and Unique wild beaches Surfing in Corfu has always been and probably will always be something exotic! This is mainly due to the fact that the Ionian Sea coast is a unique
Sidari, in the northwest, is known for the Canal d’Amour and its impressive sandstone formations. Flamingos and other migratory birds pass through the Alikes salt pans and Korission lagoon.