In the vicinity of the Albanian border lies the northernmost and one of the most famous Greek islands, Corfu. According to legend, Corfu is named after the nymph Kerkyra that was abducted by Poseidon and brought to the island. Corfu is an island of valuable and interesting history and culture, lush Mediterranean vegetation, beautiful beaches and bays, crystal clear sea, interesting architecture and rich tourist offer.
Corfu is one of the first Greek islands who turned towards tourism, so that today Corfu is full of restaurants, cafes, hotels and other contents that you could wish. The capital of the island is Corfu, one of the most beautiful and most visited Greek towns. The old town of Corfu is due to the amazing beauty and many valuable cultural monuments protected by UNESCO.
A few kilometers north of Corfu Town is located Gouvia bay, in which is situated a beautiful large marina Gouvia. Corfu has an airport that seasonal connects the island with almost entire Europe. The island of Corfu is full of natural beauties which attracts many tourists. Particularly noteworthy is the tourist village Paleokastritsa adorned by six gorgeous bays with crystal clear sea and rich nature.