Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Corfu - Greece Travel Guide
Incredible scenery, fantastic food and hospitality. No wonder it's Britain's favourite Greek island.
•Corfu Corfu is one of Britain's favourite destinations in Greece. And it's incredibly popular with the Greeks as well who have voted its beach at Gylfada as the best beach in Greece.
And it's not hard to see why Corfu has captured every visitor's heart from Homer onwards who described this perfect island as a beautiful and green island.'
•Corfu has superb beaches, exceptional cuisine, charming resorts and at its heart, an old town whose impressive architecture reflects its European and Byzantine heritage. With honey-coloured Venetian town houses, outdoor cafes, restaurants and choc full of designer shops, Corfu town is fabulous day and night.
•Edged by soft sand beaches and surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of the Ionian sea, Corfu has watersports galore, tantalising beachfront tavernas and nightlife as laid back or as full on as you would like.
•Corfu is ideal for just about everyone. Our hotels in Corfu are on different stretches of coast so the key to getting your holiday right in Corfu, is to pick the right beach and hotel in Corfu for you.
•We have a great selection of hotels in Corfu and many have been reviewed by our customers so don't forget to read their comments to help you choose.
•The beaches in Corfu There are lovely beaches all over the island and most of our hotels in Corfu are right on the beach. The island is edged by sunkissed golden sands and picturesque shingle beaches with hidden inlets and secluded coves to explore.
•Greece's Best Beach Glyfada beach is an award winning beach. With wide, golden shimmering sands it is constantly voted by the Greeks as Greece's top beach and has it blue flag status.
•Pelekas beach is a sweeping soft sand picture perfect crescent shaped beach nestling clear aquamarine waters.
•Paleokastritsa beach is surrounded by dark green pine covered mountains and has five pebble bays matched by stunning emerald green and sapphire blue waters.
•Sidari For family fun and shallow waters and family friendly restaurants, it has to be Sidari.
•Agios Gordis. One of the best beaches for families in Greece is Agios Gordis. Surrounded by hills carpeted with deep green pines, the sands and rocks are met by startlingly blue waters.
•What else can I do?
•Explore Corfu's rich history which is still evident in its many museums, fortresses, churches and temples.
•Hire a boat or join a boat trip and explore the stunning coastline, stopping off for swimming, snorkelling or lunch.
•Visit the beach near La Grotta for snorkelling followed by a tasty lunch at the beach bar.
•Visit the castle, explore the wonderful shops in the side streets and enjoy gorgeous ice cream of café in the old town's Liston area.
•Visit Albania or the mainland on an excursion.
•When is the best time to visit Corfu? May - October.
•Eating out in Corfu?All of the resorts have friendly tavernas, most of them offering superb views over the beach, serving delicious Greek food such as Greek Salads, freshly caught fish including red mullet and swordfish, plus tasty lobster, spicy prawns and the ubiquitous calamari; kleftiko, stuffed vine leaves and moussaka are just a few of the options. Many also offer British additions such as traditional English breakfast and steak and chips.
•Hotels in Corfu We have an excellent choice of hotels in Corfu in the following areas: Kanoni, Alykes, Anemomilos, Glyfada Beach, Aghios Ioannis, Paleokastritsa, Corfu Pelekas Beach - Sinarades, Nissaki Beach, Dassia, Gouvia; all with our lowest prices guarantee.
•Nightlife in CorfuCorfu has plenty of quieter resorts for those seeking the laid back ambience of low key beach nightlife. There you can enjoy sipping cocktails at sunset in beachfront bars or good hotel entertainment. For those looking to party, you have come to the right place as Corfu is an island that is always up for it. For buzzing bars, top restaurants and cool clubs, Corfu Town is hard to beat. Kavos is a non stop party town with a club for almost every club music genre; and Kassiopi has trendy clubs and cocktail bars.
•Car hire in Corfu:there are so many pretty coves and resorts to explore that a car here, is really worthwhile.
•We can offer great deals on car hire in Corfu so check us out when completing your holiday booking.
•Cheap Flights to Corfu.We have cheap flights to Corfu with all your favourite airlines and operators. The flight takes just over 3 hours from UK airports.
•Transfers to Corfu. We can book your transfers to your hotel in Corfu by either shuttle or private taxi. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.
•Holidays to Corfu: Choose your cheap flights and hotels with us and plan your holidays in Corfu.
•Hotels in Corfu: We have an excellent choice of hotels in Corfu.
•Cheap Flights to Corfu: We have cheap flights to Corfu with all your favourite airlines and operators.
•Transfers to Corfu: We can book your transfers to your hotel in Corfu by either shuttle or private taxi.
•Corfu Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in hotels within Corfu
Did you know? Corfu has wild tortoises. It's rich and diverse wildlife includes foxes, pine martens, pelicans, hoopoes, golden orioles and bee eaters. As well as 600 different wild flowers.
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