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Last updated on September 8th, 2020 at 09:18 am

Corfu is an island well worth visiting. To explore it and understand it two or three weeks are not enough. It is like a great work of art that reveals itself more and more the longer you look at it.

Sagrado – What does this word finally mean?

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Sagrado was an underground, narrow and very deep space like a gallery never be seen by the sun… Read More

Esplanade (Spianada) Square and Liston in Corfu

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The Esplanade or Spianada is the central square of Corfu and a meeting place for residents and visitors, it is the largest square in the Balkans and one of the largest in Europe… Read More

The Palace of St. Michael and St. George

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During the era of the British rule in Corfu, High Commissioner Sir Frederick Adams in 1819 decided to build the Palace of Saint Michael and George… Read More

Angelokastro: The Castle Next to Paleokastritsa

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Angelokastro was the westernmost outpost of the Byzantine Empire and the Despotate of Epirus to which Corfu belonged until 1267 AD, it is near the village of Krini north of Paleokastritsa.… Read More

Corfu Nightlife: Is Corfu a party island?

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Corfu offers, and always offered, a vivid nightlife. If you want a more peaceful night out you can start your night out visiting one of the hundreds of traditional restaurants scattered in every corner of the island and especially in all tourist resorts.… Read More

Corfu Old Town: The Captivating City of Corfu

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Corfu Town is a beautiful medieval-style town influenced by the 411 years of Venetian rule. It is the historic center of Corfu with the most sightseeing and monuments.… Read More

Mouse Island (Pontikonisi) – The Top Scenery of Corfu

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Everybody knows the picturesque Mouse island or Pontikonisi as the locals call it, at the entrance of Gulf of Halikiopoulos… Read More

Mon Repos Palace in Paleopolis Corfu

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Mon Repos Palace is a neoclassical building at the east of Paleopolis, the Corfu ancient city.
Built at 1830 by the British Commissioner Sir Frederick Adam in the beginning of the peninsula of Kanoni opposite the ruins of Paleopolis….… Read More

Corfu New Fortress: The Venetian Fortification

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Another example of the high capacity of Venetians in fortification, and an architectural marvel of art built by the Venetians and with the physical labor of the inhabitants from 1576 until 1645… Read More

Old Fortress in Corfu & The Old British Hospital

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This was originally a natural promontory offering in its rocks protection for the residents of the 5th century AD when the ancient city of Corfu was moved here after the destruction of the ancient city by the Visigoths.… Read More

The Bell Tower of Annunziata in Corfu

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Annunziata, a monument of pan-European significance. At the intersection of Evgeniou Voulgareos and Vrahliotis streets in Corfu, is the Annunziata, a church devoted to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary as well as to Santa Luccia, it was the Catholic Church of Lontsiada as the Corfiots knew it.… Read More

49 Best Beaches in Corfu Island

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Corfu Beaches are countless, beautiful, and enormous. Most are sandy and crowded, although many peaceful and quiet remote beaches are not missing. In Corfu, there are the endless long sandy beaches of the west coast, and the tourist mainly pebble beaches on the eastern coast.… Read More

Corfu Easter, Biggest Religious Event in Corfu

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Corfu Easter is the biggest event of the year, held each year in Corfu with glory and splendor
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Achilleion: The Palace of Sisi in Corfu Greece

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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 known as the sad queen Sisi.… Read More

Ancient Corfu Sites of Paleopolis

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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 the last century. The city was founded in the 8th century BC by Dorian Greeks from Korinth.… Read More

Museums in Corfu: Archaeological, Byzantine, Banknotes

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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 intellectual life of the Ionian Islands, a bright example is Corfu Reading Society.… Read More

Across Corfu Island

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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 and downhill.
For the adventurous though there is an alternative… Read More

Corfu Town in the Winter

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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, but this is not the case.… Read More

Ruins of Roman Villa with Baths in Benitses

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Roman remains are not something many visitors associate with Corfu, but traveling around you can get glimpses which show you that their occupation was definitely not a quick holiday stop! Many conquerors have left their marks on the island.… Read More

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