Corfu is one of the Ionian Islands which nestle off the West side of the Greek mainland. The island is 36 miles long and at its widest part, the north, 15 miles wide. It is one of the greenest of the Greek islands with thousands of olive trees carpeting the landscape and also one of the more rural, sleepy islands. Recently added to UNESCO's World Heritage List, the old town, with its Venetian forts and neo-classical housing was inscribed as a fortified Mediterranean port town of high integrity and authenticity. A very elegant and charming capital with the Venetian style that reminds very much of Italian towns plus Medieval Castles and monasteries in the inland and villages are surrounded by verdant vegetation and wonderful beaches around the island, such as Paleokastritsa, Agios Gordis, Nissaki and others.
Spianada Square, The Liston, Achillion Palace, Campiello (The Old Town), Old & New Fortress, Kanoni, the church of Panagia Vlacherna and the Mouse Island, The Church of Saint Spyridon, Paleokastritsa Monastery, Angelokastro Castle plus charming villages and glorious beaches.