Corfu(Kerkyra) is an old favourite, an island of contrast retaining tradition and charm. Corfu, is also known as the emerald island has two hundred kilometres of coastline with long golden, sandy, white pebble and shingle beaches. Corfu offers something for everyone.
With two hundred villages and over forty resorts scattered amongst a fascinating landscape of ancient olive groves, orange and lemon trees it is no surprise that Corfu is said to have been blessed by mother nature. It's really not surprising that people taking holidays return every year.
The island's colourful past is displayed in a number of historical monuments, fine examples of architecture and many museums. Sporting facilities in Corfu include a wide range of water sports, an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts and a cricket ground.
Most of the tourists resorts on island offer an exciting range of nightlife with an array of discos, nightclubs, bars, snack bars and tavernas, whilst the tiny fishing villages provide a complete contrast. Corfu island quickly becomes the favorite travel destination for many of its visitors.