DISCOVER THE REAL CORFU
Experience Corfu for iPhone is a comprehensive and handy application compiled by the best Greek travel team.
Corfu has been a major player in the historical development of the eastern Mediterranean from Homeric times until the present day, and is one of the most important tourist destinations. The island’s long history, culture, urban planning and unique architectural profile are depicted in the best possible way in the Experience Corfu application.
• Corfu town with its Old and New Fortress, the alleys, the famous Spianada and the Liston, the Palaces, mansions and Venetian buildings, the church of Aghios Spyridon and its other churches and monasteries, is the island’s most important attraction. The walks that we propose will allow you to get to know it even within a few days.
• All the other attractions of the island are presented in detail along with all useful information: Achilleon, the palace of Empress Sissi, Mon Repos, Kanoni and Pontikonisi, Palaiokastritsa, Sidari with Canal d’ Amour, Kaiser’s Observatory, the archaeological sites and fortresses in the rest of the island, all museums and settlements: from Argyrades, Kavos, Kassiopi and Lakones to Lefkimi, Benitses, Palia Peritheia, Sinarades and Chlomos. You will also get a taste of the famous Easter in Corfu, with the processions, the Good Friday funeral biers and the popular custom of “botides” (clay pots), dashed in the alleyways on Easter Saturday, and you will learn the history of the island’s philharmonic bands.
• Besides all that, you will also discover the unexplored Corfu. The cave of Grava Loutson, Arkoudilas forest, the Venetian shipyard and Antiniotis lagoon, the Lazaretto, the waterfalls to the north, the monastery of Ipsilos Pantokrator, Vidos island, the Offshore Islands, as well as the last artisans still engaged in the art of making street lamps.
- June 12, 2014 Initial release