the Northern tip of the Ionian Islands we find a magical place where
the emerald mountains interweave harmoniously with the Adriatic Sea.
This mythical place is the cosmopolitan Island of Feakes also known
as (Pheacians) and more commonly known as Corfu, Kerkyra or Korfu.
Corfu a true crossroads between East and west of Greece but also
connecting Europe on the North and boarding with Italy. It is the
second largest island in the Ionian Sheathe largest being (Cephalonia).
Together with the Diapontia Islands Othonoi, Erikousa, Mathraki to
the northwest and then Paxos and Antipaxos to the southeast forms
its own prefecture.
Corfu is also surrounded by a number of small isles. The most
important of these is (Vidos)
(ancient ptychia) the old lazareto and the alluring Pontikonissi
and a picturesque church at Diapolos Islet ( just opposite of
Arilas and Afionas).
This Island is one of natures work of art. A museum in itself. A
magical Island combning old with new, the classic with the
eccentric, art with everyday life. It is filled with landscapes of
unique beauty both in the mountains or next to the sea so full of
life with breathtaking underwater seascapes. This fabulous Island
isn't special because of it's beaches and greenery but rather for
the people who created it or were connected to it, prominent figures
that were important to both world history and the history of Corfu
People who love nature Corfu, is their paradise. They have a wide
variety of choices from nature hikes to having picnics or just
strolling through nature. It's a pure enjoyment. Last but not least
Corfu is not only known for a place of relaxation but also a place
to have a great time with family and friends with all the pleasures
of a cosmopolitan life.
main harbours are at Ypsos, Garitsa, salt lake of Chalikiopoulos,
Mantoukoios, which is also the Island's main point of anchorage. Some
other fishing ports are Acharavi, Benitses, Pleokastritsa, Sidari,
Agios Stefanos, Lefkimmi, Kavos, Kassiopi and Petriti.
Main tourist attractions:
such a breathtaking landscape, that it is said it was one of the
first places on the Island to be touristy developed. Mythology
states that this was Odysseus last stop before his return to Ithaca.
Monastery of Paleokastritsa-
founded in 1225. The present building is from the 18th
-19th century, inside the church is a great example of
monastic architecture, the outside of the church has vaults and a
museum with Byzantine and post Byzantine icons.
– big hotels, shopping centers, souvenir shops, ATM machines car
and motorcycle rental offices, a taxi station and best of all for
your night life numerous amount of clubs and bars.
It's the first privately owned Marina in Greece , it's situated 7
kilometres from the town of Corfu and the International Airport. The
Marina is fully organized offering facilities and services of high
standards. The Marina holds 960 berths on permanent and floating
pontoons, there are dry dock facilities for approximately 520 boats.
Moorings are available for boats up to 80 meters long and 6 meters
draught. Services that are offered to our guests include commercial
shops, car, motorbike and boat rental offices. Port police,
refuelling station, supermarket, laundry, showers and WC facilities.
If you wish to enjoy the beautiful view of the shore that's
surrounded by yachts and motorboats, then you can have a relaxing
dinner at one of restaurants then a drink at one of the bars or
maybe a coffee at the cafe.
Marina lasso provides: a kinder garden, a swimming pool, sports
facilities, a cricket and a croquet field.
the Marina there's also a a seaplane base with flights to close
destinations such as Paxos and Anti Paxos. full range of technical
boat services are available such as: a 65 ton travel lift, a 45 ton
and a 60 ton mobile crane to facilitate the maneuvre of boats in and
out of the the water. In addition, a smaller 5 ton jib-crane and a
boat transporters are available.
Apart from power washing, painting and other works on the underwater
parts of boats, the Marina can cover a wide range of maintenance and
repairs, including mechanical, electrical, wood-working, sail
repair, refrigeration, upholstery, and a diver is available to
undertake repairs such as hull inspection and other tasks. There are
also facilities for the laying up in a covered shelter. The Marina
operates all year round on a 24 hr basis.
– a resort area with a large beach, most popular Rae during the
summer and is one of the most developed on Corfu with facilities for
camping and sea sports.
-Patron Saint of Corfu originally a Bishop of Cyprus. A long ago
tradition tells us he saved the Island from a plague, from
Pestilence in 1630, and 1673 and a third save came when the Turks
wanted to invade Corfu. He appeared dressed as a monk holding a
torch and spread panic among the Turkish forces.
at the end of the 19th century (1889 -1891)by the Queen
of the Austro Hungarian Empire, Elisabeth, better known as Sissy. It
was purchased after her assassination by Kaiser William II of
Corfu, a utopia of serenity, history, and sand washed beaches;
traditional Greek cuisine coupled with homemade wine keeps our
visitors returning year after year.