CORFU

31 Jan

corfu

Between the Italian peninsula and Greece, the island of Corfu is full of charm thanks to the different civilizations that have occupied it.

 

The old town of Corfu, remained intact, features a sumptuous blend of European styles. Between balconies overlooking the Italian colonnades French and English cricket ground, there is something for everyone! To the east stands the ruins of the old fort, built in the sixteenth century, which offers great views of the city.

 

Corfu is a nice little town that has retained traces of the Venetian occupation, particularly in the area of ​​the plaza, near the old citadel, surrounded by picturesque streets and houses with arcades, full of shops, to discover at their own pace and many Byzantine churches and Venetian.

 

It also includes two citadels, most recently at the beginning of the city, and the oldest at the exit of the city. Both are worth a visit to enjoy the views over the city and the sea, at the foot of the new citadel you will find a typical market of fish and vegetables.

 

On the east coast of the island of Corfu, is located Kanoni Peninsula, Linked to the mainland by a long dyke, the island hosts a small whitewashed church. From the terrace where there are still the canons, the view is breathtaking…you can see the neighboring islands of Vlaherna and Pondikonissi and their respective monasteries.

 

On this cosmopolitan island, you can combine good times of relaxation and an active nightlife. The island is endowed with a natural beauty that is Corfu one of the most visited Greek islands.

 

 

 

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