Car Hire Corfu – Enjoy your Holidays

Rent a Car to Explore Corfu
Corfu is a wonderful Greek Island, situated in the Ionian Sea. It is positioned off the West coast of Greece and it is the second largest Ionian Island, which forms the edge of the northwestern border of Greece. Corfu is also a very popular destination for tourists, due to its mild Mediterranean climate and its amazing beaches. When you arrive in Corfu by plane, you can find a car rental Corfu Airport service, which can help you to hire a car and to easier explore Corfu and its offerings.

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When you use a Car hire, Corfu can be easy to explore and you will be able to see it in its real splendor. The island will amaze you for its combination of natural beauty with urban living style. There are some spots that you need to see, as they are representative for the island and in order to be able to see all the places you planned to, you will need to find a car rental at Corfu Airport, so that you can begin your vacation.
You would think Corfu is only renowned for its splendid beaches, where you can relax and enjoy the sun near the crystal-clear waters of the Ionian Sea. This is completely untrue, as Corfu also has a rich history, which is depicted by its buildings and archaeological sites that you would definitely enjoy exploring during your travel.

Aggelokastro

Aggelokastro, which is translated as Angel Castle, was built in the 13th century and now it presents the ruins of a castle and its arched front gate. It also contains a Church built in a cave, in honor of the Archangels Gabriel and Michael.

Palaio Frourio

Palaio Frourio, or the Old Fortress, is situated on the eastern side of Corfu’s port and it was built in the Byzantine era. Inside the Fortress, there are some monuments which are part of Corfu’s main attractions: the central gate, the land and sea towers, the Roman Temple, St. George’s Church, the prison, the British barracks, and the British hospital. Palaio Frourio is also home of some public offices, such as the Archives, the Municipal Library, the Conference Center, the Byzantine collection, the clock tower and the lighthouse.

Neo Frourio

Neo Frourio, or the New Fortress, was built between 1576 and 1645. It contains the following attractions: the water ducts, the British barracks, the ammunition storage rooms and the Museum of Ceramic Art.

Spianada

One of the favorite attractions for tourists, as well as of locals, is the Spianada Square and Liston, which is the main square of Corfu island. It is the central meeting spot of tourists and locals alike. It was built to resemble the European Royal Gardens and it is the largest square in the Balkans, as well as one of the largest squares in Europe.

Liston

Liston is right next to Spianada Square and it is a wide promenade with buildings made in French and Venetian architectural style. There you can drink, have a coffee, or a snack, as it is filled with plenty of cafes.

The "Pot Smashing"

The “Pot Smashing”

If it happens to be in Corfu during Easter, the spectacular pot-smashing event will impress you! From every balcony they through giant ceramic pots and they smash on the ground with a very loud noise. The custom is of pagan origins. The Ancient Greeks, by smashing pots and making loud noises, they wanted to wake up Persephone, the goddess of spring, and accelerate by this way the coming of Spring.

One of the Philharmonic Bands in Corfu

The Philharmonic bands of Corfu (there are more than a dozen) are walking in the streets and they play joyful music.

Corfu also offers a wide range of Churches and Museums, which will bring you into the history and culture of the island. Of course, it has plenty of amazing beaches, where you can enjoy a warm day and enjoy the sun near the clear waters.

Barbati Beach

One of the most famous beaches in Corfu is the Barbati Beach, which offers amazing views and sandy beaches, as well as hotels and places where you can eat, drink, and enjoy a coffee. You can visit as much as you wish, as long as you use a Car hire in Corfu.

One thought on “Car Hire Corfu – Enjoy your Holidays

  1. Great blog!
    Very informative about Greece and the Greek Islands.
    Thank you!

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