The Greek Islands
The most charming of
the Ionian Islands makes Corfu a popular destination. The 19C very
popular with French Italians and Austrian tourists. There are plenty
of beaches for swimming and are very busy at summertime.
Paleo Frourio: The ancient citadel separated
by the main island by a canal .
Spianada: Full of gardens and trees
and in the middle a neoclassical rotunda in memory of the first high
Agios Spyridonas: 16C church dedicated
to St. Spyridon who is patron of the island.
Town Hall : Built the 17C and formerly
was a theater and is one of the finest Venetian monuments.
Ahilio: Empress Elisabeth of Austria
(known as Sisi) designed the palace. The building is of a neo-classical
style and dedicated to Achilles. When the princess was assassinated
in Geneva , the palace stood empty until Kaiser Wilhelm II bought
it and renovated.
-Benitses, Daphnila, Avlaki, Chrisso, Mili, Livadakia, Mon repo,
Alikes, Dassia, Ipsos, Gordios, Kalamiona, Palaiokastritsa, Glyfada,
How to Arrive
- By Air: More than 5 flights a day from Athens , duration
Plenty of charter flights from many European cities.
Ferry boat: The services that start from Patras with destination
Ancona and Brindisi stop both ways
of the trip to Corfu .
- From Igoumenitsa : duration 1hr
- By bus from Athens and Thessalonica.