One of the lushest of the Greek Isles, Corfu is rimmed in dramatic blue waters and topped with tranquil hillside villages. A collection of quaint cafes in the town of Corfu feels very continental, but the island's secluded coves and sandy beaches could only be found in the Greek Isles.
Achilleion Palace Built by the Empress of Austria (Sissi) in 1891, this delight-filled royal getaway offers a 30 meter high statue of Achilles surrounded by gardens full of exotic flowers, terraces, palm trees and more mythical statues.
Koum Kouat The traditional Koum Kouat distillery makes a liqueur that’s one of the island’s most famous products. Sample the produce and view an exhibition of antique distillery equipment.
Paleokastritsa Perched atop the Ionian Sea, the rocks, caves and wonderful restaurants of Paleokastritsa exude romance of mythical proportions. In fact, its rumored that the petrified ship of Ulysses rests amid the rocks.