Last updated on June 21st, 2020 at 09:10 am

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

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 Town: The Captivating Old City of Corfu

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Corfu Town is a large urban area in the center of the island’s east coast, it is the only city and the Capital of Corfu island… Read More

Octopus Bourdeto: A Corfiot Traditional Dish

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Here’s the recipe for the octopus bourdeto as the housewives make it in Corfu… Read More

Corfu Dialect: Interesting Typical Words

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This process created the Corfiot dialect, a Greek language with Italian-Greek words that follow Greek grammar and syntax… 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

The Durrells: Corfu Adventure and the TV Series

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This is the story of the Durrells, an eccentric and a little crazy family lived in Corfu from 1936 to 1939 and not the TV series… Read More

Corfu Recipe for a Delicious Bianco

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Bianco (Italian Bianco = white) is a delicious fish dish that resembles a fish soup but has nothing to do with it… Read More

Sofrito Authentic Recipe: From Venice to Corfu

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Sofrito is another Venetian recipe that has been incorporated into Corfu’s cuisine… Read More

Bourdeto: A Spicy Fish Recipe from Corfu

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Bourdeto is another Corfiot fish dish that also comes from Venice, It is made with fish from the deep, mainly scorpions… Read More

Pastitsada: Recipe for Corfu`s Top Traditional Dish

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Here is the original authentic recipe with the ingredients and the way to make the most characteristic dish of Corfu’s cuisine… Read More

Easter in Corfu 2019

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Spring Corfu once again awaits this year’s loyal friends of Greece’s top Easter celebrations… Read More

Holidays or Public Holidays? In Greece and Corfu

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The word Holidays is translated as “Διακοπές” [Diakopes] in Greek but has a completely different meaning than in the English speaking countries… Read More

Corfu Cuisine: Corfiot Best Traditional Recipes

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What we call Corfu cuisine is the gastronomic tradition that was shaped in Corfu and all the Ionian Islands and which is a special category of Greek cuisine… 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 Fort With Video

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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: With a Drone Video

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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

Corfu Easter 2017

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Easter for the Orthodox church this year is a little early, on April 16th, so the Sunday of Thomas is on April 9th and the other holidays are on Friday 14th and the second day of Easter on the 17th, the other related to Easter celebrations will continue until the Sunday after Easter on April 23.… Read More

Distances from Corfu Center to 80+ Villages

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Here are the distances in kilometers from Corfu center to the largest villages, beaches and the most important points of interest on the island… Read More

49 Corfu Beaches: 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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Holy Week Photos and Events

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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 the festivities.… Read More

Water Sports and Sailing Holidays in Corfu

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There are many Sports Activities in Corfu island, Diving, Skiing, and Sailing can be found in almost every holiday resort… Read More

Useful Addresses and Phone Numbers in Corfu

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Here are Addresses and telephone numbers in Corfu town which can be found useful… Read More

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

Corfu Weather Forecast: Average Temperatures per Month

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Corfu climate is generally mild and humid, with plenty of rain and mostly south or southeast winds. Winters are mild with the cooler season the first 20 days in January where temperatures approach zero but rarely fall below it… Read More

Corfu Airport: Breathtaking Landings over a Lagoon

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Corfu airport is located south of Corfu town west of Garitsa and Kanoni and north of the Mouse island with which is almost in a straight line, inside the Chalikiopoulos lagoon… Read More

Cheap Flights to Corfu, Local Bus and Ferry Routes

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You can get to Corfu in many ways.
Either by plane or by a combination of ship and car or bus, you may come by boat from Patras or Italy, but also directly by seaplane from Ioannina, Kefalonia, Ithaca, Lefkada, Patras, Kastoria and if you wish even from Athens… Read More

How Do I Get to Corfu? Flight Duration

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Most people seem to think that all the visitors to Corfu arrive on charter flights to the island.
And certainly, these do come from all over Europe nowadays- looking at the arrivals board there are flights from Hungary, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, and others in addition to those traditionally associated with Corfu such as Gatwick and Manchester… Read More

Corfu`s Summer Season

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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 it was difficult to find empty rooms in the hotels… Read More

Corfu`s Notable Foreign Residents

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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 humorist Edward Lear, who has produced wonderful watercolors of Corfu in those days… 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