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Corfu is a Greek island and among the largest islands of the Ionian archipelago. The island is an essential chapter in Greek history and mythology. Corfu’s history is full of conquests and battles. With many imposing structures lining the shores, the capital of Corfu has been declared a Castle City by the Greek Government. The city’s old quarter is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The island is a pedestrian friendly region with elegant Italianate architecture. The British Empire held control of the island from 1815 to 1864 which lends it a distinct cultural element. Many scenes from the Bond film, ‘For Your Eyes Only’ were shot on the island.
Things to do in Corfu

Old Fortress

The Old Fortress is situated on a peninsula eastward to the old town of Corfu. The fortress was built by the Venetians in 1546. There is an on-site lighthouse which is the highest point and offers great views of the seascape as well as Corfu town. The fortress also houses a Doric temple styled church built by the British and the Public library of Corfu which is situated in the old British barracks. The grounds are also used for several cultural and art exhibits.

The Esplanade

Locally known as the Spianada, the Esplanade is the social and commercial hub of the island. It is the largest square in the country and situated between the Old Fortress and the buildings of Old Town. Divided in two segments, upper and lower, it is the main gathering space in Corfu. The arcaded Liston which is lined with a number of eateries, overlooks Esplanade. Visitors can enjoy occasional performances but up by brass bands on the bandstand located nearby.

Corfu Museum of Asian Art

The Corfu Museum of Asian Art is housed in the Palace of St. George and St. Michael. It has a vast collection which includes artefacts ranging from ivory works to prehistoric bronzes. It has a fine section on India which features Graeco-Buddhist figures and the Japanese section features Samurai armour alongside woodblock prints. The collection also includes an array of Indian, Japanese, and Chinese paintings. Additionally, Museum of Asian Art also features sculpture and ancient porcelains.

Best Time to Fly to Corfu
Corfu features a hot-summer Mediterranean climate. The best time to take flights to Corfu is from April to November. On an average, the warmest months in the island are July and August. January and February are the coldest months and July is the driest month.
Airports in Corfu
Corfu is served by Corfu International Airport. Also named as Ioannis Kapodistrias (Capodistrias) International Airport, Corfu International Airport is owned by the Greek government. The airport offers CFU flights from European cities such as London, Athens, Dublin, Munich, Athens, and more.
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