Greece is believed to be the heaven country with the rich hostorical and cultural heritage. Its wonderful islands are waiting for the tourists, which can delight the perfect service at the hotels, the unique cuisine as well as charming ancientry prevailing in all the beaches.The sunlit Island Corfu, swimming in green and with the coastline, indented like a needlepoint, is a mythical and long-suffering place. First mentioning about this Island was made when describing the mythical journey of the Argonauts, who was hiding on this Island.The unequalled beauty of the Island captivated the conquerors and inspired many lyricists who berhymed Corfu's glory and imprinted it on the world-knowsn canvases and in sculptures. This contributed a lot in the spread of its fame.
The island Corfu (Or Kerkyra in Greek language) is located in a north-west part of Ionian Sea. Unusual island's landscape combines mountains and plains, recluse bays and long beaches, monuments of ancient and contemporary architecture.
Be a crossroads of East and West in an entrance of the Adriatic, the island always took attention. Its land was passed by Romans and Normans, Goths and Venetians, Turks and Frenchmen, Englishmen and Russians. The culture of Corfu includes customs and traditions of many countries, what gives an unique charm to the island.
There is a Mediterranean climate here, almost there are no rains in summer. The most pleasant time for trip is the end of March - middle of June or begging of September - end of October.
Unique beauty of the capital of the island of Corfu - the same city - give entirely different architectural elements, remnants of various cultures that flourished on the island, connected in one harmonious whole. Old Town is the largest "live" medieval complex in Greece. It is guarded by the government. Layout of the streets is at random, and the picturesque narrow streets "kantunya" (where it is possible only to walk on foot) lead to the monuments, Byzantine churches, Venetian stairs and wearing a stone sources.