Corfu

Corfu boasts lush, verdant rolling hills and pine forests as well as mountains and groves of olive trees giving it the nickname of the Emerald Island. It's a place with a fascinating history and visitors will enjoy a fabulous environment and interesting heritage.

The coastline stretches over 200 km, with beaches leading to crystal clear blue waters.

Travel Information

Time Difference: GMT +2

Currency: Euro


Climate Information

A typical Mediterranean climate with hot summers and cool rainy winters. Temperatures average 25 degrees Celsius in the hottest month of July and 10 degrees in the coldest month of January. The wettest month is November with approximately 4 inches of rain on average.


Achilleion Palace

Situated 10Km south west of Corfu Town, in the village of Gastouri, Achilleion Palace was inhabited by two famous figures from European history, Kaiser William ll of Germany and Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

Mathraki Island

With a population of only 30 to 40 inhabitants, Mathraki Island is certainly a unique destination to visit. To reach the island you need to use the car ferry to take you across a seven mile stretch of sea from Corfu. Experience the local tavernas as you unwind in the relaxing atmosphere. It’s the ideal place to enjoy total isolation and privacy.

Angelokastro Castle

The “Castle of Angels” is one of the most important Byzantine castles in the whole of Greece. Its situated in a spectacular location on top of Corfu’s highest peaks of the shoreline near Palaiokastritsa. The castle played an important role in the Great Siege of Corfu in 1571 when the island was attacked by the Turkish Army.


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