Corfu (or Kerkyra) is one of the most beautiful Greek island. It is situated in the Ionian Sea, defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. Its cultural heritage reflects years spent under Venetian, French and British rule before it was united with Greece in 1864. The island runs approximately 64 km long, with greatest breadth at around 32 km. Corfu's coastline spans 217 kilometres including capes its highest point is Mount Pantokrator (911 m) and the second Stravoskiadi, at 849 m.

How to get to Corfu ?

By Plane: Corfu 'Ioannis Kapodistrias' Airport (CFU) is served by several airlines. Year-round both Aegean and Olympic airlines have flights from Athens International Airport (ATH) connecting Corfu Airport. Also Sky Express flies from and to Corfu, from Preveza and several other islands such as Kefalonia, Zakinthos, Kithyra and Heraklion. In the high season (roughly easter through October), other airlines including German Wings, Easyjet, Air Berlin, TuiFly, LTU, Ryanair, Transavia and Wizzair serve the island.

By Boat: Direct Ferry links exist to/from Venice, Ancona, Bari, Brindisi (Italy), Himara and Saranda (Albania) and Igoumenitsa, Patra (Greece).

Web Links:

* Corfu 'Ioannis Kapodistrias' Airport (CFU)

* Greek Ferry Lines Go-Ferry

* Corfu Tourism

* Corfu Island Map