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Corfu Ready for Barcarolle Festival with Fireworks and Flaming Boats

The Barcarolle, a spectacular celebration-festival is held every year in the Ionian Sea, illuminated by lights of boats in Faliraki bay of Corfu. The event commemorates...

Mantzaros Philharmonic Society Brings Home ‘Gold’ from Vienna

The Mantzaros Philharmonic Society of Corfu was awarded the gold prize at the World Orchestra Festival 2016, held in Vienna, while the orchestra’s renowned...

Greek Tourism Figures Rise in July, but Revenues Not as Expected

Greek tourism figures in July showed signs of hope after a first half that showed an increase in arrivals but less than expected revenues. Last-minute...

Serhant-Bechrakis Marry on Corfu in Big, Fat, Greek Wedding

Lawyer Emilia Bechrakis and Million Dollar Listing: New York's Ryan Serhant recently enjoyed an extravagant wedding on Corfu surrounded by 150 close friends and...

Chefs Cook Up Ancient Greek Gastronomy in Corfu

A symposium which offered dishes inspired from the ancient Greek and particularly Ancient Phaekia (Corfu) gastronomy was held in the  people's garden at...

Lewd MTV Reality Show Causes Uproar on Greek Island (video)

An MTV reality show filmed on the island of Corfu has caused a great uproar because of its lewdness, causing the municipality to cancel...

Corfu Tourist Season at Risk Because of Trash Pile-up

Corfu, one of Greece's favorite holiday destinations, is losing tourists because of mounts of trash filling the city after the main landfill saturated. Residents of...

The Results are in: 2,683 Beachfront Hotels to Choose from in Greece!

You already knew that Greece is a top destination for beach lovers to relax and unwind on the sunny beaches of the islands. But...

‘Botides’: Corfu’s Unique Holy Saturday Tradition

As every Holy Saturday morning, the Greek island of Corfu was packed again by locals and tourists who came to attend the "Botides" tradition that takes...

Corfu Turns Into 18th Century Venice for the Carnival

Corfu will be transformed into a 18th century Venice for the Carnival season once again and the island will be full of counts, dukes,...

Corfu Presents Its Candidacy for Cultural Capital of Europe 2021

Corfu's candidacy for "European Cultural Capital 2021" will be presented on Tuesday in Athens by Corfu Mayor Costas Nikolouzos. The presentation will be held at...

Seaplanes Routes Over Ionian Sea To Be Launched Summer 2016

The Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry and the Shipping and Island Policy Ministry in cooperation with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) are...

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