Holidays in Corfu are packed with variety. Described as the Emerald Isle, the Garden of Eden, the Happy Isle and even – by Homer – as a rich and beautiful land, this island has large modern resorts, tucked away fishing villages, myriad beaches ranging from loose pebbles to gorgeous sandy sweeps and hidden inlets along its coastline. It also features wide fertile plains, towering mountains giving commanding views of the island and beyond (from Mount Prantokrator you can glimpse Italy!) and a huge diversity of wildlife.
Take your holidays in Corfu and you can expect to come face-to-face with over 600 species of wild flowers…and a surprising number of exotic birds – including pelicans and hoopoes, golden orioles and bee eaters. As well as creatures like foxes and pine martens and even the island's famous wild tortoises!
So last minute holidays in Corfu are full of surprises and even cheap holidays to Corfu are full of richness; especially if you like to throw a little sightseeing into the sea, sun, sand and nightlife mix. Corfu - having been prized by many nations, including the Corinthians, the Romans, the Venetians, the Byzantines, the French and the British - has had a rollercoaster of a history, as evidenced by its village architecture, fortresses, museums, temples and churches.
Added together, it means that holidays to Corfu are always much more than the sum of their parts. Hire a car and explore to make the most of your summer holidays to Corfu.
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