Corfu products

KUMQUAT The kumquat is a citrus fruit originating from China where it has been cultivated since the 12th century. It was first brought to Europe by Robert Fortune, a botanist of the Royal Horticultural Society. Kumquat means “Golden Orange” in Chinese. It grows to about four metres in height and is cultivated in temperate and subtropical climes for its fruit but also as a decorative indoor plant. Its leaves are dark green, bayonet shaped and its flower similar to that of the orange tree.... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Traditional Cuisine of Corfu

The traditional cuisine of Corfu includes delicacies that will appeal to both the ordinary traveller as well as the most demanding gourmet. They are special flavours that are linked to the place and shape the gastronomic experience typical of the island. Some dishes may have faded into oblivion or may be found only in a few little tavernas or in homes, but most of these, fortunately, are served at most of the island’s restaurants. Wild greens. Typical food of rural families. Boiled wild... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Dishes of Corfu

PASTITSADA Pastitsada, one of the signature dishes of Corfu, is not just another stew with tomatoes and a few spices. Preparing this favourite Sunday fare of most Corfiot families is an elaborate ritual and every housewife has her own recipe. For those who are not familiar with it, this flaming red dish derives its colour from the healthy amount of hot paprika added to the meat even before any tomatoes are introduced. The whole art of mixing the spices – spetsieriko – that go into it developed... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Casa Parlante, Corfu Living History

The Living History Museum Casa Parlante opened to the public in March 2014. Our name is a reference to the strong Italian cultural and architectural influence in Corfu. Located in central Corfu Town, Casa Parlante recreates the environment of an historic mansion, by depicting the everyday life of 19th century nobility. It includes animated figures and features the essences and sounds of the age, creating an authentic and involving experience. Casa Parlante is one of the winners of the Hellenic... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Gouvia Marina

The first privately owned marina in Greece. Gouvia Marina the first privately owned marina in Greece, is situated at the island of Corfu, about 6 kilometres from the town of Corfu and 7 kilometres from the International Airport. The Marina is fully organised, offering facilities and services of high standards. The total capacity is 1235 berths, on both permanent and floating pontoons, while there are dry dock facilities for approximately 520 boats. Moorings are available for boats up to 80 meters... διαβάστε περισσότερα