Corfu Travel Information
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So, why Corfu?
Come and visit Corfu: The land of olive trees with lastminute.com – the ideal destination for a romantic getaway, a long deserved family holiday or a fun filled holiday with friends.
It goes without saying that a holiday to Corfu is likely to give you the tan you’ve been longing for all winter. However, this Greek island, known locally as Kerkyra offers more than just sun, sand and sea. A holiday in Corfu with lasminute.com offers the chance to fully relax, soak up the sun, but not get bored.
Corfu holidays have something for everyone and will please Granny as well as that impossible to please teenager. The island’s history began with a love story from Greek mythology – and the surprisingly green vegetation, rich history and varied beaches provide the perfect setting to let your dreams run wild.
Do like the Greeks do!
It’s no secret that the Greeks like their food and drink and a holiday is not a holiday without an abundance of it. A trip to a Greek taverna on this beautiful island will not leave you disappointed, and most definitely not hungry. The Greeks, like the Brits, like to party – and with their numerous festivals in July and August you can dance with them until you can dance no more.
If you fancy stretching your legs and burning off your fifth helping of moussaka, you’ll have a lot of choice of what to see and do on a holiday in Corfu. The second largest Ionian island has a wealth of history to discover. A holiday in Corfu will give you a choice between a Venetian old citadel, a deserted town or a trip to the UNESCO heritage Corfu town If beautiful scenery is what you are after take a trip to Perama, a calm idyllic area where you can take a stroll on a mountain through a forests and, of course olive trees.
There are 57 beaches in Corfu – no surprise therefore that you’ll never be far from a beach. Corfu offers you a great choice - head to the family friendly blue flag beach at Sidari, rubber ring in hand, or undertake some water sports at Glyfada - if that is what takes your fancy. If you think you need more choice than Corfu’s 57 beaches you can always island hop to nearby Paxi and Zante It’s your holiday and it’s totally up to you!
Come and discover Corfu for yourself
We can’t tell you what to do whilst you are there , there is far too much choice for that, but we can guarantee that whatever you want to do, a holiday to Corfu with lastminute.com will provide you with enough choice to have you coming back year on year! lastminute.com doesn’t do cheap holidays. We offer cheap alternatives with no scrimping on quality. This is a destination that is not to be missed and with lastminute.com super valued holidays you can be there! The island that offers it all is waiting for you with open arms.
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