Corfu is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece and the more famous island of the cluster of the Ionian Sea islands.
Corfu located on the north part of the Ionian Sea. The island has to represent legends and incidents that stigmatised the history of the island. Because of her geographic place, dominates in the history of Greece from time immemorial. She is the island of Feakes, famous from the Odyssey. As Omiros said the hospitable Feakes contributed in the return of Odysseus in his Ithaca.
During the history, a lot of conquerors tried to dominate in the island. Roman, Byzantine, Venetian, English and Frenches left their stain in the beautiful Corfu. But the presence of Venetian, were specify for the history of the island. The Old Town that maintains the Venetian architecture, but also the particular culture of the Ionian Sea island with the evident influences of the Venetian ccivilization, exhibit the uniqueness of Corfu.
The Countess of the Ionian Sea, as people said Corfu, is found in the northern end of Ionian Sea. It is the second in size island – afterwards Kephalonia – from the cluster of Eptanisa.
Corfu is found opposite by the coasts of Epirus and constitutes the north – western end of Greece.
One of the main characteristic of Corfu is the dense vegetation of her countryside. In that island, even the winter dominates the green color. The ground of the island is ideal for the cultivation of olive trees, vineyard, citrus fruits and horticultural.
The tourist infrastructures of Corfu are very good and are developed every year, providing services of high specifications in the visitors of the island.
The island of cantadas which has traditional from the ancient period to music and dance, distinguished in the sector of entertainment. She offers a variety of activities to the visitors.
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