Drenched in sunshine, dowsed in ancient Greek history and bursting with lively culture, Corfu in Greece is a perfect choice for this year’s relaxing break. Nicknamed the Emerald Isle, Corfu combines lush greenery with stunning turquoise bays and gorgeous beaches, so you can drink in the wondrous scenery while feasting on stuffed vine leaves and dipping warm pitta bread into creamy hummus.
So once you’ve booked your great value flight with Thomas Cook Flights , sit back, relax and consider some of the following fabulous suggestions for your well deserved break:
With its prime beachfront location and stunning views of the glittering blue sea, you won’t want to leave your lounger in the luxurious Mitsis Roda Beach Village. Wander around the lush gardens with a class of crisp Chardonnay or indulge in one of the many lively poolside activities – whatever you do, we guarantee you’ll have a constant smile on your bronzed face! For those craving vibrant nightlife and proximity to a bustling strip full of fantastic restaurants and bars, consider Hotel Mimosa. Unwind by the pool during the day and sip on cocktails as the sun sets, preparing yourself for an unforgettable night of exciting Greek parties.
If you muster the energy to leave your sun lounger, Corfu has a great selection of historical, cultural and adventurous activities. For avid hikers, Corfu offers rugged coastline, fairy tale coves and meters of colorful wild flowers to feast your eyes upon. Exploring the coast between the tiny villages of Nissaki and Kassiopi is highly recommended and extremely rewarding.
For the history buffs, Corfu is bursting with ancient Greek history. After exploring the Kerkyra Old Town, with its medieval churches and ancient sandstone structures, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped straight into an ancient Greek myth. Take a day trip to Agil Stefanos to discover some majestic Roman ruins and wander onto some of the most idyllic beaches the emerald isle has to offer.
When your stomach starts rumbling, Corfu offers a great variety of delicious restaurants. For ocean fresh seafood, dine at Boukari Beach for a lovely family atmosphere and a mouth watering bowl of steaming mussels. For a taste of authentic and iconic Greek Cuisine, indulge in a mezze, a collection of small plates all bursting with flavor. Dive into marinated meats, juicy olives, salty feta cheese and stuffed vine leaves in one of Corfu’s many family run restaurants.
So, don’t delay, start planning your Grecian trip for a rip roaring time of plate smashing, oozo sipping and irresistible Greek dancing. You’ll be green with envy if you don’t visit the glittering Emerald Isle soon!