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    About Corfu island

    — Explore Corfu Island...

    Located in the impeccably beautiful Ionian Sea, the Island of Corfu knows how to catch visitors’ attention and immerse them into its hidden secrets. The ultimate combination of breath-taking sunsets, exceptional sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, well-preserved tradition and deep-rooted history makes this Island among the favorite year-round destinations in Greece. However, there are definitely more than these and visitors who wish to explore the Island will be amazed by the hidden gems that they will be able to discover.
    When exploring the town of Corfu, the best alternative way is to hike or enjoy a ride in the countryside. Indeed, Corfu has some of the most spectacular landscapes that visitors are able to explore in a Greek Island. Forests and imposing mountains are just a few minutes away from the city centre and from the beach. Nature was exceptionally generous with Corfu as several natural spas can be found within the Island. Arkoudilas Beach is among the most notable ones, as it features natural mud that is ideal for skin scrubbing. Both locals and visitors use the very same technique in order to receive the beneficial outcomes of this mud. The first step is to apply the mud on the skin and then enjoy sunbathing. To rinse off the mud, enter into the crystal clear waters of the sea and enjoy a refreshing experience like no other.

    — Corfu Old City - The Place To Be In Love With...

    Despite the cosmopolitan beaches and the crowded spots of the Island, Corfu town has a long history which is spread throughout the town. Among the most notable examples by which history is expressed are the elegant Venetian buildings that can be found all over the town. Within the narrow streets of Corfu town, these emblematic buildings stand majestically to remind visitors that the Island used to be a commercial hub between Italy and Greece. Today these charming buildings host various shops, restaurants and cafeterias. Moreover, the building that now hosts the Town Hall dates back to the 14th and 18th centuries during which Corfu Town was under the Venetian rule. In addition, the Liston Arcade demonstrates some sophisticated French features that were adopted during the Napoleonic occupation of the Island.
    Travelers can also explore the Old Fortress of Corfu Town that was created during the Byzantine period to protect the city from the pirates’ invasions. The Venetians also used this very same fortress during the Ottoman attacks. Travelers in Corfu town can explore, observe and admire historical spots and buildings by simply walking around the centre, since there is a flawless sense of history and nostalgia in almost every street.

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