Остров утопает в многочисленных оливковых и апельсиновых садах,lemon and cypress groves. No wonder he called “emerald”. According to experts, Corfu is a place of respectable and elite recreation.
The capital of the island is the city of Kerkyra (the second name is Corfu Town).
The island has a mild Mediterranean climate. Tourist season opens in May and lasts until the end of October. Summer almost not it rains, and the total number of sunny days per year is about 250. The average air temperature in June-August is 25-35 degrees. AT in the evening the temperature drops a little, but even during the hottest day you will feel the proximity of the sea. Water temperature in June-July is about 21-22 degrees, and in August-September the sea warms up to 26-28 degrees.
The most comfortable month for a holiday on the island – September: daytime temperatures are no longer so high, and the sea is still very warm.
Tours to Corfu
If you are a lover of sightseeing or beach recreation, you can feel free to go to Corfu. The island has wide opportunities for quality recreation: a lot of museums and monuments architecture, a large selection of excursions, beautiful nature, clean beaches and warm sea.
Your tour operator in Greece will be happy to pick up a tour to Corfu according to your preferences.
You can also make and excursion program:
- Island tour
- A tour of Corfu with a visit to the temple of St. Spyridon and Achilion’s palace
- Excursion to the old Venetian fortress of Paleo Frurio
- Night corfu
- Orthodox Corfu
You might want to go fishing or immersion in the waters of the Ionian Sea. Boat trip, horse riding horseback riding, evening in a Greek tavern, barbecue in the north of the island – all this is only a small part of the entertainment that you can suggest tour operators or private guides.
The beaches of the island, like most Greek beaches, are considered the best in Europe and annually awarded with the Blue Flags of the European Union for the purity of the coast and the sea. The island has a huge amount beaches marked with this certificate. On the east coast pebble beaches prevail. There you can find and isolated coves for secluded relaxation. In the west of the island you will find beautiful sandy beaches such as Mirtiotis, Eromones and Agios Gordis.
The northern part of the island is a whole series of beaches: Agios Georgios, Arillas, Agios Spiridon, Acharavi and Roda. And each of them ready to offer excellent conditions for recreation.
On the south coast you will also find many wonderful pebbly and sandy beaches with clear and warm water.
Despite its modest size, the island has ultramodern tourist complexes, and cozy family hotels. You can easily find a hotel of any category. By the way, Corfu uses its own system of hotel categories: 5 * – De Luxe, 4 * – “A”, 3 * – “B”, 2 * – “C”. Should also take into account that Corfu is an elite resort and therefore on the island dominated by hotels category De Luxe. For example, the best the hotel is considered Grecotel Corfu Imperial 5 *, located on the picturesque Cape Kommeno.