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Lush hills, sandy beaches and blue-green seas
Blessed with hillsides thick with pine, cypress and eucalypt forests that tumble down to blue-green seas, Corfu is a nature and beach lover’s dream.
Beaches on the west coast include unspoilt Agios Georgios Pagon, out-of-the-way Ermones, striking Paleokastritsa, Glyfada and remote Myrtiotissa. In the east, choose from laidback Barbati, tiny Kouloura and Dassia, whose translucent waters and striking mountain views rank it among the island’s finest. In the south is wild Arkoudilas and bohemian kite-surfer magnet Halikounas. Sidari, in the northwest, is known for the Canal d’Amour and its impressive sandstone formations.
Cultural Attractions and Traditions
Culture vultures can take their pick from an array of interesting museums and galleries. The Corfu Museum of Asian Art, located within the Palace of St Michael and St Georgiou, hosts some excellent exhibitions. Situated nearby is the Garden of the People, where locals like to cool off beneath the trees. Housed in a 15th century church, the Antivouniotissa Museum features religious works representing six centuries of Ionian artistic expression. The Solomos Museum, Kapodistrias Museum, Reading Society, Banknote Museum, Ionian Parliament and the Museum of the Philharmonic Society of Corfu are all worth a visit. At the Casa Parlante museum, peek into the daily life of an aristocratic family in the 19th century.If you happen to visit Corfu during Orthodox Easter, you might be lucky enough to witness the Philharmonic Society of Corfu’s solemn Good Friday performance and locals ceremoniously throwing clay pots from windows and balconies onto Spianada Square on Easter Saturday.
Experences in Corfu island
- The Crazy Speedboat
Enjoy an amazing trip ,a speed run on a boat ,or ride the super-fast ex-military crazy speedboat.
- The Water Park
On the island there are three such places, each of one offers unforgettable crazy slides and more, all of high-standard security.
- Water Sports center
The always fascinating water sports are very popular on the island. Canoeing and water-skiing and also very, fashionable lately, paragliding, all sport guarantee an amazing experience and often amazing views of the island.
- Diving Center.
If you like to dive into the fantastic underwater world of wonderful reefs, caves and wrecks this is the experience for you. A fascinating trip into the blue water of Corfu Island.
- Nautilus Underwater Experience
Here you can experience all the amazing underwater wonders of the blue Ionian Sea. The super modern sea craft with bullet proof glass bottom, it will give you a breathing view of the Ionian sea bottom better than Julius Vern himself could ever describe.
- Bike Day Tours
Do you enjoy biking? Enjoy a ride on the green island, have even a cost effective and efficient workout while you can admire the gorgeous sea and other beautiful sites.
- Boat Trip
This is the best way to run away the crowds and walk around the beaches of Corfu`s north-east coast. Renting your own boat with a captain is very common and efficient. You can be rent a luxury boat, equipped with all the necessary accessories, and spend the best time whit your family or friend.
- Fishing safari
Corfu is a fishing island, many boats companies organize unique fishing safari. If you like fishing, you won`t be disappointed
- Horse riding
Horse riding is a unique form of active rest.
The best ways for discovering the most beautiful places of the islands, among others green hills of Corfu. You can find companies that offer riding near the Ekati Mare hotel.
Rent a sailing boat and sail the blue waters of the Ionian Sea, explore the most beautiful bays and harbors on the island. There are many boats that covers all the needs and your standards.