Corfu: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

Situates on the northern side of the Ionian Sea, Corfu is the second largest of the Ionian Islands. It has been a most favorite tourist destination in Greece since the ancient times. The natural beauty and breathtaking views of the Islands definitely will provide an unforgettable experience. Corfu is the major town on the Ionian Islands and holds the airport. Most of the cruise ships and long distance ferries dock here. The northern part of the island is wider and more mountainous while the southern part of the island is less wide with beautiful sandy beaches.

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Corfu Island has a rich history that is seen all over the island. Historical spots such as the two fortresses in Corfu city and the ruined towers reveal the history and beauty of the city. The architecture of the city has a huge Italian influence. Paleokastritsa is the major tourist spot in the island which is popular for lush greenery, mountains and caves. North and central part of island has more interesting factors for tourist and the southern part is filled with traditional villages.

Corfu is home to fabulous beaches, remarkable coastlines and picturesque countryside. Some of the most lovely beaches and colorful villages in Greece belong to this island. The beaches here are not very large, but attractive with crystal clear water and green environment. Hotels in the island provide traditional and quality accommodation facilities for the guests those who like to experience Corfu and enjoy the sights and places to relax.

Corfu experience a warm Mediterranean climate.