Discover the beautiful green Corfu, with its wooded mountains, hills, beautiful beaches and bays... add the pleasant warm weather and enjoy a wonderful holiday at a campsite in Corfu!
Corfu is for the most part a fairly flat island. In the north of the island there are some higher mountains and in the south Corfu has a hilly landscape. The higher mountains in combination with all the green provide a beautiful view. Paleokastritsa, for example, is a beautiful place. Beautiful beaches on the clear blue sea surrounded by green mountains... Paleokastritsa gives the holiday feeling at its best. You can step into a boat and discover caves. Have fun at a campsite in Corfu!
Corfu has a rich history. Many different peoples have stayed in Corfu, because it has always been a very popular island. Eretrians, Corinthians, Athenians, Spartans, Romans, Byzantines, Sicilians, Venetians, British and French wanted to take possession of Corfu. This rich history shows itself in the various remains on the island. Corfu town (Kerkyra) is really the highlight here and you can not skip during your holiday at a campsite in Corfu! In Corfu town you can wander through the atmospheric city with beautiful Venetian-style houses. Do not forget to visit the old and the new fortress. The Achilleion palace is also worth a visit. This palace is also called the palace of Sissi, it was built on behalf of Empress Elisabeth from Austria. Cultural treasures abound on Corfu!
The fort lies on a rock that protrudes and is a striking point on Corfu. Probably the name Corfu is derived from the Greek word koryfes which means 'top'. The fort had a defense function and was even used by the Greek army until the late 1970s. After the restoration it is open to the public. From the fort you have a beautiful view and besides the fort you can also visit a small Byzantine museum and the garrison church.
Always wanted to throw plates? It is of course cliché but sometimes nice to live out on the village square between the hospitable Greeks. So shake off your sobriety and throw yourself passionately on the traditional dance steps.
What is being cooked by those Greek chefs? Fresh simple ingredients and herbs brought together in famous dishes like mousaka, tzatziki and spanakopita. And all served with Greek flair.
Shopping day? Go to Corfu Town. In Kerkyra you will find trendy popular clothing brands and beautiful bags. And for holiday gifts you will certainly succeed in one of the cozy souvenir shops. A beautiful tree-lined shopping street is the Alexandrastraat, which continues until the San Rocco square near the sea.
On one of the most beautiful places in Corfu is the tiny white monastery Vlacherna. From a higher point in Kanoni, once the capital of Corfu, you can take a great picture. Walk to the island for a visit, it is no longer used as a monastery, now there is a chapel and a souvenir shop.