An knowledgeable journey information to Corfu | EUROtoday

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Corfu has lengthy enticed conquerors and holidaymakers with its intoxicating mixture of historic monuments, lush hillsides, blue skies, sand and pebble seashores and calm, azure waters. British and French influences will be seen in Corfu’s atmospheric Old Town – nevertheless, it’s apparent that the Venetians, who stayed round for 400 years, exerted the best sociocultural affect on the island.

While resort areas are unfold round an enormous shoreline, the jap shores, comparable to Ipsos, Dassia, Moraitika and Benitses, are particularly common and significantly family-friendly. Retreat to the swish northeast and keep in a pastel-coloured villa hidden amongst olive tree-covered slopes, the place you possibly can enjoy spirit-boosting sea views.

Hit tv sequence The Durrells, impressed by Gerald Durrell’s entertaining trilogy on his household’s time on Corfu, has sparked a revival of curiosity within the Ionian island and attracted many enthusiastic first-timer guests. Add to that new luxurious resorts, and attention-grabbing openings on the eating, seashore bar and nightlife scene – and you’ve got an everlasting Greek island basic in your palms.

For additional Corfu inspiration, see our guides to the island’s finest resorts, eating places, seashores, nightlife and issues to do.