Why wait until next summer to enjoy a well-deserved holiday? If the prospect of travelling abroad this winter sounds appealing, then why not head to the stunningly verdant lands of Corfu?
If you’re thinking about visiting a Greek island, the picturesque yet bustling islands of Crete and Corfu would make a wonderful choice. Here’s why…
Through a classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs, late British nature writer and expatriate of Corfu, Gerald Durrell, is hailed as being responsible for putting Corfu on the tourist map, accountable for the tourist invasion of the 1970s and 80s. Now a new six-part ITV drama, The Durrells, based on Gerald Durrell’s memoirs of his life
Corfu is a popular place for Greeks to flock to at Easter, it is a place transformed with colour, marching bands, and religious fervour. Palm Sunday starts the celebrations and each day of holy week has special significance. On Good Monday Greeks go shopping to prepare for the week and bake Fogatsa and Mandolato, similar
On the north-eastern coast of Corfu lies the pretty village of Kassiopi. With a picturesque horseshoe-shaped harbour, an ancient church, some lively nightlife, and several great beaches to choose from, Kassiopi has long been a firm favourite for a diverse range of holidaymakers. But is this popular Corfu town appropriate for children?
From poets to painters, writers to sculptors, Corfu has long been a favourite destination for creatives seeking tranquility and inspiration to nurture their artistic expression. With its outstanding natural beauty, laden with lush rolling hillsides, hiding quaint whitewashed villages and churches, lapped by a periphery of golden beaches and rocky coves, it isn’t difficult to
From the heady night scene of the livelier resorts to tranquil hilltop villages where time seems to have stood still, Corfu is a thoroughly diverse island that has something for everyone. If you are of the latter persuasion and yearn peace and solitude on holiday then you’re in for a treat, as Corfu is awash
Here at Vintage Travel we are delighted to announce we have expanded our 2014 programme of villas with private pools on the Greek island of Corfu. Part of our comprehensive luxury villas in Corfu programme has been the addition of ten top quality, hand-picked villas that can sleep between four and 11 guests. One of
Unless you’re aged 18 – 30, single and living the high life, the chances are you yearn some simplicity, tranquillity and peace on holiday. If the simple life was accompanied with skies as blue as the ocean, crystal-clear water lapping bays and coves that protrude from a stony shoreline and a landscape dominated by olive
Corfu is without doubt a beautiful and mesmerising island but a little contrasting scenery never did a traveller any harm. If you happen to be on Corfu wanting to fill your holiday itinerary with diverse, interesting and exciting days out then taking a ferry with your car from Corfu Town to Igoumenitsa on mainland Greece would