Corfu and the nearby islands are the Gate between the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea, between mainland Greece and Italy. The strategic importance of the position of the islands in the Mediterranean Sea, on the main marine trade crossways, was the cause that made them “ the apple of discord ” for the Great Powers throughout history. This very position makes possible today the direct air connection of Corfu to almost all European counties, as well as the daily ship connection with several ports of Italy, Mainland Greece and Albania. Simply speaking, it's easy to come here, but it is then hard to decide to go away .
The findings of Roman mansions which have been discovered throughout the island as well as the famous Achilleion Palace prove that Corfu is an ever lasting popular tourist destination . The Mediterranean climate and the high living standards make Corfu the ideal place to spend any time of the year.
It has a mild winter with relatively high temperatures(5-14o C) and quite a lot of sun (appr. 4,5 hours daily).
Spring here is impressive and offers visitors the privileged to enjoy the wealth of vegetation and colors, combined with high-taste tourism .
Easter celebration here becomes the experience of a lifetime .
Summer is the most popular season for Corfu, with beautiful beaches and crystal water for unconcerned hours on the beach .
Autumn is the season of vintage, the period during which the whole island smells of grapes; it may be the best time to get to know thw routine of the island.
Christmas and New Year's Day in Corfu is music, hymns, carols, in a quiet, decorated place with a mild climate and a noble finesse .