Corfu, with its lush vegetation is an island in the Ionian Sea which features exceptional beaches, crystal clear waters, impressive Venetian architecture and remarkable sightseeing. It has got a long and turbulent history since its Byzantine, Venetian, British, French and Austrian rulers left their legacy on this Ionian heaven.
Holiday makers will be presented with the opportunity to explore the mountainous and coastal villages of Corfu, such as Palaiokastritsa, Sidari, Ano Perithia or Acharavi. They can also discover the island’s unique monuments like Achilles Palace, St. Spyridon Church, the Spianada and Liston. Corfu has an abundance not only of historical and archaeological sights but also landscapes of unparalleled natural beauty.
A holiday in Corfu will undoubtedly be an unforgettable experience. The Old Town has been proclaimed as a World Heritage Centre by UNESCO. Achilles Palace -Achileion- designed by the Italian architect Raffaele Caritt, features -apart from the actual palace- two outstanding statues of Achilles. One of them is ‘Dying Achilles‘, crafted by Ernst Herter and the other one -of massive proportions- is ‘Victorious Achilles’ which is also the largest one in the Palace. Palaiokastritsa is considered to be one of the best beaches of Corfu and it is a place of unique natural beauty. Last but not least, the mythical Pontikonisi (the Mouse Island) is one of the most photographed sights not just of Corfu but the whole of Greece.
The luxurious Electra Villa in the area of Tsaki, near Miramare and between the villages of Benitses and Moraitika, is located southeast of the island and guarantees an unforgettable stay in Corfu. With unparalleled beaches such as those of Glyfada, Halikounas, Issos, Acharavi along with the villages of Benitses and Moraitika, the historical monuments and the astounding sights, this heaven of the Ionian Sea will most certainly become your favourite summer destination.