best known of the Ionian islands is Corfu, last stop of Odyseeus on his
long journey home to Ithaca . You can feel the different civilisations
that have occupied the island and the natural beauty with which it is
so abundantly endowed.
It is a cosmopolitan island, that combines relaxation with good
times and nightlife, an international tourist center, which can satisfy
the demands of all kinds of visitors .
It's capital is also called Corfu (Kerkyra). It has an Old
Fortress, linked to the town by a moat. All the population of Corfu
lived within this acropolis , founded by the Byzantines but expanded by
Different civilisations left different elements to the town of
Corfu . Broad streets and spacious squares, the famous Spianada , the
town "green", in contrast with its narrow back alleys paved with blocks
of stone ( "Kantounia"), houses with influence from Venetians , the
well known Liston, an arcade, picturesqueue Georgian mansions, a
Byzantine church, Venetian monuments, etc.