It is an amazing
island and the first one that started receiving tourists more
than 30 years ago.
Luckily however, it has not been affected much by tourism and
has preserved its local color and atmosphere while the tourist
resorts are usually isolated and out of the way.
It is a gorgeous island
and offers a great variety with green mountains,
valleys, rivers, forests, vineyards and various archaeological
The old town of Corfu squeezed between
its old and new fortress, remains like it was 200 years ago and
when you walk around you feel you have gone back in time!
The capital, Kerkira, is one of the most cosmopolitan
towns, with magnificent buildings and a fantastic architecture,
influenced a lot from the period when the island was occupied
It is famous for its nightlife with plenty of pubs, cafés,
bars and clubs to satisfy every taste.
There are various
pretty bays and long sandy beaches all around the island, and
the best way to access them is by yacht.
The mainland of Greece is just a
couple of miles away with some nice little villages
and the tiny islands at the North-West of Corfu are worth a visit
If you decide to start
your cruise from Corfu, then the
yacht will be moored a few miles from Kerkira, at Gouvia marina which is just a short drive from the airport.
With its beautiful scenery
and views across the sea to mainland Greece it will quickly
put you into your holiday mood.
You will soon familiarize yourself with the boat and then have
a chance to go for a stroll to the shops that are situated around
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