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Best sightseeing in Corfu

If you want to explore Corfu, these are some of the most remarkable sightseeing in the island that you should visit:

Old Fostress: an old Venetian fortress built on an artificial islet. Nowadays, it is used for concerts and other cultural events.
New Fortress: a huge complex of fortifications dominating the northeastern part of the city. Now it is open to the public and tours are possible through the maze of medieval corridors.
Pontikonisi (Mouse Island): The nearby island is called Pontikonisi (Mouse Island) and even its small size it is full of green. The white stone staircase of the monastery located there gives the impression of a mouse tail, which lent the island its name.
Paleokastritsa Monastery: one of the most famous tourist attractions of Corfu. Its main characteristic is the great variety of scenery. Endless olive groves, rocky shores and small gulfs with sandy beaches comprise a magnificent landscape which can be described as a ‘paradise on earth’. Six small gulfs and a traditional fishing dock compose a great countryside. Close to Paleokastritsa are the traditional settlements of Lakones and Doukades.
Angelokastro: a Byzantine fortress of the 13th century situated at the village of Krini.
Holy Virgin Mother monastery: built in 1228 and reconstructed in the 15th century.  Do not miss to visit it, the views are magnificent.



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About Corfu

At the top of the Ionian Sea, Corfu is considered to be one of the most known and upcoming destinations both for the Greek people and for travelers coming from abroad. Peaceful blue waters, sandy beaches and a variety of water facilities such as water skiing and canoeing, in combination with the attractable tradition and culture, could be some of the reasons behind this choice for your vacations.

Beaches & Villages

Relax lying on the sandy beaches of Corfu and enjoy the magnificent sunset just a breath away from the crystal blue waters of the Ionian Sea.

Eat & Drink

The marvelous smell of food in the roads will take you into a traditional restaurant, where you can taste delicious Greek food and discover the traditional cuisine of Corfu.

Things to do

For the lovers of adventure, the beautiful island of Corfu is the ideal place, as there is a huge variety of activities both for children and for adults, such as horse riding, golf, swimming and water sports.
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