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Which are the criteria for choosing the right hotel? Certainly, the surrounding space, the atmosphere, the reception, the quality and the price.
The tourist guide greek-tourism will help you so that you don't fall into the trap of those hotels that charge the customer based on the circumstances.
We will inform you about the hotels that will take care of you and from which you'll be satisfied and recommend the island to all your friends enticing them to visit.
This guide considers you as much as the island we all love.
Kerkyra Hotels are located in both the traditional villages and in the beach resorts of Kerkyra area as well as in the Town of Kerkyra.
This section is offering a large range of hotels, apartments, traditional houses, villas, studios, rooms, campings and many general informations about Kerkyra.
Kerkyra General Information
Corfu is the northernmost and second largest island of the Ionian Islands in the Aegean Sea.
With a population density of 193 inhabitants per square kilometer, is among the most densely populated islands in the Mediterranean.
Corfu town, population 28,185 residents, with strong Venetian and Anglo-French elements, offers great attractions such as Pontikonisi, the Cannon and Mon Repo, and remarkable buildings: the English Commissioner's building, the old palace of the Archangel Michael and St. George, the mansion of Kapodistrias, the Metropolitan Palace, the current Town Hall, the building of the Ionian Academy.
Equally important attraction on the outskirts of the city, is the Achillion, the palace of Queen Elizabeth.
On the coast of Corfu one can find dozens of beaches with fine sand (Ai Gordis, Glyfada, Sidari, Acharavi, Paleokastritsa) while inland there are villages of outstanding natural beauty.
Corfu is famous for its musical tradition, from the "serenades" to the famous "Band", which accompanies the procession of the Epitaph on Good Friday.
The morning of Holy Saturday, following the Corfiot tradition, the residents of the Old City throw pitchers with water from the balconies, an event symbolizing the "first resurrection" of Christ. The city is famous for its Carnival, accompanied by parades in traditional costumes.
Finally, the cuisine of Corfu is famous for its "pastitsada", the "sofrito", the "bourdeto", the "nougat" and "sesame".
Among the local products are bergamot (for sweets and liqueurs), the gruyere and Corfu butter, olive oil and oregano.