If you are considering planning a trip to Greece and are wondering which island to visit, you should definitely check out the majestic island of Corfu. There are infinite reasons to plan a trip to Corfu and the ever-pleasant climate, natural attractions and beaches are just a few of them. Book a Corfu holiday and have a memorable time in the Emerald queen of the Greek Islands. Here are our top 5 reasons to visit Corfu this year:
1. The charm of the Old Town
Not many are aware of the fact that The Old Town of Corfu is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s significance goes way back to the 8th century BC and the Byzantine period. The architecture is influenced by many cultures including the French, British and Venetians, which has resulted in the magnificence of this neoclassical town today. The town is known for two of the most popular fortresses here, The Old Fortress and The New Fortress. When you are tired from all the sightseeing, head to the small cafe to relax and take in the surrounding sights.
2. The old Venetian villages
If you want to explore what is quintessentially Corfu and has always been, you should take out time to explore the old Venetian Villages which have over the years inspired poets and artists to create mesmerising art. These villages are scattered around this paradisiacal island and are over 100 in total varying from each other in entirety.
3. Splendid beaches
If you saw a postcard-perfect picture of Corfu’s beaches, you will cancel all preliminary plans and ideas in your head and book tickets to this fairyland! Most of all, Nissaki beach boasts of a shore that has both soft sand and splendid rock formations, that are washed by the most beau