Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea and forms the margin of the north western frontier of Greece. Its climate is the Mediterranean and is characterized by dry summers and mild, wet winters. Foreigners call it Corfu, after the corruption of its Byzantine name Koryfo, from the two peaks that appear as the visitor approaches the island.
With the passage of time the island may have changed, but we can still feel the spirit of a distant glorious past. Its rich multi-cultural heritage, its historic monuments, its stunning natural landscape, its crystal clear seas, and its excellent weather all year round explain why Corfu is one of the most cosmopolitan Mediterranean destinations weaving a powerful spell on its visitors. Corfu Greece is one of the most beautiful and romantic islands of the Ionian island group. From lush green hills to noble mansions and from idyllic Corfu beaches, to interesting museums, this island has everything it takes to please any type of traveler.