is the second largest Ionian island, and, together with its smaller surrounding satellite islands of Ereikoussa, Mathraki and Othonoi, constitute the northwesternmost part of Greece.
The area of Corfu is around 592.5 square kilometres and about 64 km long.
The unique geographical shape of the island, resembles a sickle. In ancient times it was believed to hide the adamantine sickle that the Titan, Cronus used to castrate his father Uranus, the primordial deity of Ancient Greek mythology.
Corfu is also known as the “Emerald Island” of the Ionian Sea, due to its glittering green beauty.
Why choose this Greek island gem for your holiday?
The natural beauty of Corfu is something to marvel at, the waters, the beaches, the mountains, the groves, the air, the scent of olive trees and pine cones, and the sea views of a vast blue horizon, all take you away to a land of wonder, magic and beauty, a land steeped in history, myths and legends, a land so unique, that it can’t be experienced anywhere else.
Corfu brings joy to the senses and serenity to the spirit.
Sofrito. Pastitsada. Bourdeto. These are some of the famous tasty local dishes the island has to offer.
Corfu cuisine is unique compared to the rest of Greece, as it has been influenced by a variety of cultures over the centuries. Some of the delicious foods have a blend of history by the Venetians, French, and English.
Corfu foods give a taste of the Mediterranean with a historical mix and twist of different cultures.