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The Beautiful Corfu Island In Ionian, Greece

The Beautiful Corfu Island In Ionian, Greece

 The island of Corfu, in Greece belongs to the group of the Ionian Islands. Corfu is a place with a long history and rich tradition. The island has many wonderful sights. Many conquerors arrived at the island through centuries, including British...

Corfu Traditional Product: Kumquat

Corfu Traditional Product: Kumquat

  Kumquats (or cumquats in Australian English, Citrus japonica) are a group of small fruit-bearing trees in the flowering plant family Rutaceae. They were previously classified as forming the now-historical genus Fortunella, or placed...

Corfu Traditional Product: Noumboulo

Corfu Traditional Product: Noumboulo

  Noumboulo (from Venetian nombolo: loin) is a traditional charcuterie product of the Island of Corfu. It is made from whole pork tenderloin, cured with salt and spices and marinated in wine. It is then encased in natural intestine, usually...

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Tsigareli

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Tsigareli

Ingredients 2,5 pounds / 1 – 1 ¼ kg fresh preferably mixed tender greens, such as spinach, sorrel and dandelion, trimmed and washed well ¼ cup extra virgin Greek olive oil 2 large onions halved and sliced 2 leeks washed well and finely chopped 1 ¼...

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Bianco

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Bianco

  Fish Bianco, Corfiot! Traditional dish from Corfu, fish in white sauce. An alternate suggestion for cooking fish!   Ingredients Slices fish (red snapper, grouper, or something relevant. You can also make it using desalted cod)...

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Bourdeto

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Bourdeto

  Bourdeto is a dish from Corfu. It comes from the Venetian word brodeto which means broth. It is fish cooked in tomato sauce with onion, garlic and red spicy pepper. The best fish for bourdeto is scorpion fish. One can also find the same dish...

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Sofrito

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Sofrito

  Ingredients 800 g beef, veal salt pepper 70 g all-purpose flour 50 g olive oil 3-4 clove(s) of garlic 100 g balsamic vinegar, white 100 g white wine 1 chicken bouillon cube 500-600 g water, boiling 1 level tablespoon(s) granulated sugar 50 g...

The Antivouniotissa Museum

The Antivouniotissa Museum

  The Antivouniotissa Monument-Church-Museum The church, dedicated to the Holy Virgin “Our Lady of Antivouniotissa” (Kyra Antivouniotissa) and already functioning in the 15th century, is one of the most characteristic ecclesiastical monuments...

Dionysios Solomos Museum

Dionysios Solomos Museum

 The National poet of Greece, Dionysios Solomos, lived for the greater part of his life and to the day of his death (1798-1857) on the island of Corfu, where he also wrote the major and the most important part of his work, including the "Free...

Capodistrias Museum

Capodistrias Museum

  Capodistrias MuseumCenter of Capodistrian Studies The life of the leading figure of Corfiot Count Capodistrias, first Governor of Greece and senior European diplomat, unfolds here in a unique museum dedicated to his great Corfiot and Greek...

Corfu Museum of Asian Art

Corfu Museum of Asian Art

History Today, the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George houses the Corfu Museum of Asian Art, the only one of its kind in Greece, solely dedicated to the art and antiquities of the Far East and India. It was founded in 1928 as the Museum of...

Casa Parlante Museum

Casa Parlante Museum

“Welcome! Please, come in! The Count will be with you presently. He hopes you will join him and the Countess in the drawing room for tea.” This is what you would hear at Casa Parlante, the most alive historical museum in Corfu. A 19th century noble...

Archaeological Museum of Corfu

Archaeological Museum of Corfu

  The Archaeological Museum of Corfu in Corfu, Greece was built between 1962 and 1965. The museum land was donated by the city of Corfu. Its initial purpose was to house the archaeological finds from the Temple of Artemis in Corfu. In 1994 it...

Top 5 Dive Sites in Corfu

Top 5 Dive Sites in Corfu

If you’re planning a diving trip to Greece, then make sure you don’t miss out the Island of Corfu. Corfu is the second largest Island of the Ionian Islands and is surrounded by a number of smaller islands. This enchanting island is one of a kind,...

Abandoned Mansions in Ghost Village of Corfu

Abandoned Mansions in Ghost Village of Corfu

The village of Old Perithia; built on the slopes of Mount Pantokrator in northern Corfu, is a world away from the trendy, tourist hotspots of this cosmopolitan Greek island. Only 8 km from the area of Kassiopi, it combines natural beauty with the...

5 things to do in Corfu, Greece

5 things to do in Corfu, Greece

Corfu, in Greece, is a lush, mountainous island, filled with cypress trees, olive groves and wondrous beaches. Learn about ancient mythology and soak in the wild countryside – it’s really the perfect holiday. Of course, there are plenty of resorts...

Breathtaking plane Landings at Corfu Island

Breathtaking plane Landings at Corfu Island

This breathtaking video shows the most amazing landing of several Airplanes in the airport of Corfu Island in Greece that was a free show for the people that were around and happened to admire the sight. Corfu Airport is serving both scheduled and...

The Best Hidden Gems in Corfu

The Best Hidden Gems in Corfu

You might already be familiar with the charming Old Town of Corfu, its stunning beaches, such as Isos, and its delicious gastronomy, but there is so much more to see on the Ionian island. Here are some of the best-kept secrets of sunny Corfu....

The Achilleion in Corfu, Greece

The Achilleion in Corfu, Greece

An Inspiring Day at The Achilleion in Corfu, Greece I’m standing in a beautiful courtyard overlooking a panoramic view of flowering gardens, a green forested hillside and far below, the sparkling blue Ionian Sea. Surrounding me stand the Muses: all...

How Best to Spend 24 Hours in Corfu Town

How Best to Spend 24 Hours in Corfu Town

Corfu was one of the first Greek islands I ever travelled to, on my last family holiday at the age of 16.  We were based in the beautiful beach resort of Paleaokastritsa on the northwest coast of the island but made good use of the regular local...

Vidos Island Corfu

Vidos Island Corfu

Just beyond shouting distance of Corfu Town is the wooded tiny island of Vidos. Ferries plough pass by all day, all year, and from the boats you can see nothing of the tee-pee scout camps that lurk in the shade, elderly mattresses plonked haphardly...

Sun, sea and musings – banding life in Corfu

Sun, sea and musings – banding life in Corfu

Former Brighouse & Rastrick cornet player Richard Jones finds a musical experience to cherish and inspire on the Ionian island of Corfu... Sitting on a sun kissed beach in Sidari, on the northern part of the Ionian island of Corfu, I...

Tips on What To Do in Corfu

Tips on What To Do in Corfu

The island of Corfu provides peaceful sanctuary from Greece's crowded mainland cities, such as Athens. Many weary travelers look to Corfu for a relaxing time sipping coffee while watching others stroll down the cobblestone streets of Old Corfu...

Corfu, Greece

Corfu, Greece

About Corfu. Corfu is a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It’s a mix of Italian, French, British and Greek all swirled into one beautiful Corfu's beautiful coast. Photo credit: Wikipedia. potpourri of a town. Corfu, Greece Lifestyle...

The Adventure On The Island Of Corfu, Greece

The Adventure On The Island Of Corfu, Greece

Corfu is one of the most attractive islands of the Ionian sea. The island is beautifully situated in the popular northern Ionian islands and is located west of mainland Greece. Corfu has a population of about 105,000. Is a unique island because the...

Corfu Music: Philharmonics in the Streets of Corfu

Corfu Music: Philharmonics in the Streets of Corfu

With influences from Italy, France, Great Britain and mainland Greece, the musical of Corfu is full of surprises. Walking through the narrow alleys – the candounia – of Corfu Town, you may suddenly stumble across a spontaneous string quartet...

Come here, my little kumquat

Come here, my little kumquat

Introduced to Europe in the 1800s, the kumquat is native to China. In Cantonese, the kumquat is known as kin ku,' meaning golden orange.' It's thought to bring good fortune and wealth to have a fruit-bearing tree in your house during Chinese New...

Rambling around colourful Corfu

Rambling around colourful Corfu

Long lazy days on the beach with the sun beating down out of a clear blue sky. That, for many people, is Corfu. But as I discovered there's there’s another side to the island thanks to the opening of Corfu Trail. This way marked route which links...

Corfu holidays: the best beaches and coves

Corfu holidays: the best beaches and coves

Crystal waters and lush greenery are just some of the delights that await you if you enjoy one of the incredible Corfu holidays available this summer. With some of the best beaches and coves in the Mediterranean, there is no better place to escape...

Corfu: Saint Spyridon the Keeper of the City

Corfu: Saint Spyridon the Keeper of the City

Saint Spyridon the Thaumaturgist (Miracle-worker), also referred to as Saint Spyridon the Keeper of the City, is the patron saint of the island. St. Spyridon is revered for the miracle of expelling the plague from the island, amongst many other...

Corfu: August, 11th Celebrations

Corfu: August, 11th Celebrations

Every year, on 11 August, Corfu celebrates, with pomp and circumstance, over three days, an event that took place three centuries ago. This event was the victory of the locals and the Venetians against the Turks, on their last attack. Taking into...

Top 6 reasons to get passionate about Corfu

Top 6 reasons to get passionate about Corfu

Corfu Greece. Greek island is loaded with legends, mythology-inspired art and beautiful scenery. CORFU, GREECE–The young couple kiss and cuddle on the worn walls of the watery moat guarding the Old Fortress. Could their heated embrace be inspired...

Corfu a mature tourist island

Corfu a mature tourist island

The island of Corfu has been home to a succession of rulers and cultures, each one adding to a lush mix that has evolved into the most beautiful and fascinating of the Greek islands. Corfu has attracted tourists from around the world since the...

Top 5 Places to Visit in Corfu

Top 5 Places to Visit in Corfu

Do you like going to new and better destinations to spend some quality time? People normally prefer to go to some of the best and popular destinations on the planet, but if you are a frequent traveler then you must have already seen most of these...

Corfu Island – New Fortress

Corfu Island – New Fortress

The New Fortress of Corfu (Fortezza Nuova) that lies on the hill of Saint Marcus, was built by Venetians on the 16th century, when the need to protect the city became imperative and the Old Fortress could no longer provide safety... The New...

Welcome to Corfu

Welcome to Corfu

There’s plenty of fun to be had on Corfu. Great beaches, great watersports and some great bars and restaurants all add up to a perfect holiday. And with its beautiful scenery, it’s small wonder that the island also attracted more than its fair...

Welcome to Benitses Corfu

Welcome to Benitses Corfu

The quaint fishing village of Benitses is situated 12 kms south of the city of Corfu. Its name is mentioned for the first time in history in 1469. The water of the springs which flows from the mountains of Aghii Deka and Stavros, join together in...

Welcome to Roda Corfu

Welcome to Roda Corfu

Roda is a small lovely sleepy fishing village. Situated 38 kilometres Northwest of Corfu town ( Kerkyra ), on the northern tip of the Ionian Islands. Roda has one of the longest sand/shingle beach with shallow waters safe for swimming, each...

Paleopolis and Mon Repos mansion on Corfu

Paleopolis and Mon Repos mansion on Corfu

Corfu's ancient city of Paleopolis occupies a prime spot on the Kanoni Peninsula amidst lush wooded grounds and a view of the sea. Surrounded by ancient walls, the ruins of ancient Corcyra (Kerkyra, or Corfu) lie just four kilometers south of Corfu...

The Ionian Island of Corfu, a cultural melting pot

The Ionian Island of Corfu, a cultural melting pot

Visiting Corfu on a crewed yacht charter of the Ionian Islands is a visit to an island that is a cultural melting pot of strong Greek, Roman, Venetian, and British cultural and architectural influences. One of the most northern of the Greek Ionian...

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Pastitsada

Corfu Traditional Recipes: Pastitsada

A traditional chicken recipe from the healthy cooking of Corfu. Kids and adults love it equally. To see recipe, press the more button. Chicken Stewed in Fragrant Tomato Sauce with Thick Pasta from Corfu / Chicken Pastitsada 4-6 servings ½ cup/120...

Corfu waterfall of Nymphs

Corfu waterfall of Nymphs

Nymphes. A big village with a lot of water , green and legends , built on a height of 200 meters. According to a legend, in old times, the Nymphs used to bathe in the village's waterfalls. A big village with a lot of water , green and legends ,...

Easter celebrations in Corfu

Easter celebrations in Corfu

Easter customs in Corfu. Colours and Aromas of Spring in the Garden of Music. To enjoy all the celebrations held in the city of Corfu, here is your Holy Week programme... Holy Week ceremonies begin on Palm Sunday. At 11.00 in the morning, the...

Corfu Easter

Corfu Easter

Easter in Corfu The most spectacular event of the year..... For the Greek people, Easter is by far one of the most important festival of the year and Easter in Corfu is unique! Good Friday brings solemn processions in memory of the burial of...

Corfu Easter – Good Friday Celebrations

Corfu Easter – Good Friday Celebrations

Watch an extensive photo gallery of Palm Sunday celebrations in Corfu. Today, funereal bell rings will awake you. Ecclesiastical ceremonies commemorate the Descent of Christ from the Cross. On this day, young girls decorate the Epitaphs, whose...

Corfu Easter – Easter Saturday Celebrations

Corfu Easter – Easter Saturday Celebrations

Watch an extensive photo gallery of Palm Sunday celebrations in Corfu. On Easter Saturday. At 6.00 a.m. at the church of the Virgin Mary of Ksénon (of the strangers) the custom of the artificial earthquake re-enacts the earthquake that followed...

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 1

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 1

Corfu Tours - Itinerary 1 Kerkyra - Kontokali • Gouvia - Kommeno - Dassia – Ipsos • Pyrghi - Barbati • Nissaki • Kouloura - Aghios Stefanos • Kassiopi • Acharavi. TOURS Tours of the beautiful island of Corfu will have its main town as  starting...

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 2

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 2

Corfu Tours - Itinerary 2 Kerkyra - Pyrghi - Spartyllas - Episkepsi - Acharavi – Roda - Karoussades - Sidari - Peroulades - Agios Stefanos (Avliotes) - Afionas - Agios Georgios. CORFU TOURS Tours of the beautiful island of Corfu will have its main...

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 3

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 3

Corfu Tours - Itinerary 3 Kerkyra - Tzavros - Agios Vassilios - Ano Korakiana - Skripero - Doukades - Liapades - Paleokastritsa - Lakones - Angelokastro. CORFU TOURS Tours of the beautiful island of Corfu will have its main town as  starting point....

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 4

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 4

Corfu Tours - Itinerary 4 Kerkyra - Potamos - Livadi Ropa - Giannades - Ermones - Vatos - Glyfada - Pelekas Return through: Pelekas - Agia Triada - Agios Vlassis - Alepou - Kerkyra. CORFU TOURS Tours of the beautiful island of Corfu will have its...

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 5

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 5

Corfu Tours - Itinerary 5 Kerkyra - Kanali - Viros - Kastellanoi - Sinarades - Agios Gordios - Garouna - Pavliana - Agios Matthaios - Gardiki - Return through: Strongyli - Agii Deka - Kinopiastes - Kerkyra. CORFU TOURS Tours of the beautiful island...

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 6

Rent a car and explore Corfu – Itinerary 6

Corfu Tours - Itinerary 6 Kerkyra - Achilleion - Benitses - Aghios loannis Peristeron • Moraitika • Mesonghi - Koryssia Lake • Argyrades - Lejkimmi • Kavos. CORFU TOURS Tours of the beautiful island of Corfu will have its main town as  starting...

Corfu Old Town added to World’s Heritage List

Corfu Old Town added to World’s Heritage List

At the 31st session of the World Heritage Committee, Christchurch, New Zealand held between 23 June and 2 July 2007, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) added Corfu ‘Old Town’ to its World Heritage List. At...

Corfu Guide: Sightseeing on Island

Corfu Guide: Sightseeing on Island

Sightseeing around the island, a perfect chance to view areas, villages, resorts you can visit all around the island.... (Area 592 sq. km) Paleokastrltsa, 26 kilometres west of Corfu town, a miniature earthly paradise with its crystal clear waters,...

Corfu Guide: Sightseeing in Corfu Town

Corfu Guide: Sightseeing in Corfu Town

Sighseeing in Corfu Town, archaeological museum, Byzantine museum, Oriental Art, Town Hall... (Area 592 sq. km) The Archaeological Museum,tel.: (26610) 30.680, (26610) 38.124 The Byzantine Museum housed in the Church of the Panayia Antivouniotissa...

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