Corfu is the northernmost and second largest of the Ionian Islands after Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea. The beautiful island of Corfu, famous for its musical tradition and beautiful serenades, has been described as the lady of the Ionian Sea. Cultural riches, heavenly nature, alleyways and a wonderful music tradition, are just some of the reasons why the Corfu Venetian elegance is a favorite destination. It is a cosmopolitan island that exudes a sense of nobility. The town of Corfu and the island’s capital is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities of Greece. It is divided in the old and new town. The acquaintance with the old town of Corfu is a unique experience. Anyone who crosses the alleys or strolls to the famous Esplanade finds that no one can resist this city. The tour of the old town offers many pleasant surprises. The alleyways lead to the old neighborhoods and revive their manifold aspects of the history of the island. All guests, depending on their tastes and preferences, will discover countless reasons to love this city. Life in Corfu is hectic. As for the hospitable Corfu people who cannot stop speaking with their typical singer accent, it is certain that they transmit their enthusiasm and liveliness.
The famous Achillion of Princess Elisabeth von Vitelsmpach (known as Princess Sissy ) contains statues and paintings inspired by the Greek Mythology , as well as the spectacular tableau which shows the victory of Achilles in the Trojan War painted by the German painter Franz Matz.
The famous ” Liston ” decorating the central square of Corfu opposite the old Fort