Corfu Island is popular for its beauty, its tradition and its long history which is lost in the ancient times. No matter how many days you spend on the island will never be enough to explore it. The ancient Corfu town is the best place to start your exploration where king Alkinoos offered hospitality to Odysseus. The historical center of Corfu is very unique also as it was built by the Venetians, the French and the English. You will have the chance to see the famous Liston Road which is a copy of the Rue de Rivoli in Paris, as well as the two Venetians Fortresses and the unique Town Hall. The historical center of Corfu Town has also been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage.
Corfu has also been chosen by the Empress Elizabeth of Austria as a place of relaxation. On the 19th century she built the palace of Achillion which she dedicated to the hero of the Trojan War, Achilles. It is a magnificent building with unique gardens where many Hollywood movies have been made. Αdditionally, the Palace of Mon Repos is worthy of visit since Prince Philip of England was born there.
The cove of Paleokastritsa with the green waters, the massive rocks and the sea caves is also a wonderful place to visit, as well as the old fortress of the area called Angelokastro.
Every single part of the island has something unique to show you and it can enchant you with its tradition. Endless beaches where you can relax and the biggest Water Park (Αqualand) in Europe are going to transform your holiday into an unforgettable experience.lorem