Corfu (Kerkyra), The Queen of the Ionian Sea | 21 Mar 2016
39.5833° N, 19.8667° E
Corfu is referred to in Greek as Korkyra or Kerkyra. The feel of Corfu town will easily bear resemblance to that of other European countries, and the visitors willing to learn of the history will clearly see the influences from previous eras of the Venetians, the French, the Russians to the British Empire. Corfu manages to hold on to a multicultural heritage, simply by embracing the past and taking advantage of it through daily life and culture. The old town of Corfu is beautifully preserved and holds the status as a U.N.E.S.C.O. World Heritage Site.
Corfu boasts an array of things to see and do, whether you are looking to enjoy your time close to the city, in a village in the mountains, a beach resort or a tranquil fishing village. The choices are endless.