Located in the heart of Corfu Island and situated on the main road, makes Aqualand easily accessible from all parts of the Island. Aqualand is equipped with all kinds of water attractions and has many facilities to make your day exciting until the last moment. Surrounded by green forests a total area of 75.000 square meters this water oasis will make your visit a truly pleasant and enjoyable even in the hottest days of the summer. Relax under our beautiful maple trees or enjoy the thrill of the multislides. Aqualand is acknowledged to be one of the best waterparks in Europe.
The natural environment of Corfu island is really stunning and you will not be disappointed by the quality of the several beaches. Corfu coastline is a paradise for all those who love sandy beaches, but you can also find marvellous rocky bays ideal for snorkeling. Corfu offers at the same time beaches well equipped for tourists and lonely bays where you can relax even in high season. In many beaches there are diving centres, water sports and several kind of safe entertainments.
Corfu town, especially for its oldest part, is one of the most charming and romantic places of all the Greece. It is a perfect example of ancient Venetian and Byzantine art that will be able to fascinate you with its little streets and its panoramic points. Surrounded by the sea, the old town of Kerkyra is closed between the two ancient fortresses. When you arrive by ferry boat, the humidity of the sea hide Corfu town revealing only at the last moment the old houses.
The old Corfu town, built in the past between the two fortresses, has been developed with high buildings as consequence of the increasing number of the population. All these houses, one next to the other, have been built of local stones, with wooden attics and handmade tiles. Fortunately the number of buildings damaged by the Second World War is not so big, and today the charm of the old town of Corfu is preserved and can still remind us the past. During its history, Corfu island attracted attention of many conquerors for its strategic position into the Mediterranean sea. Also today it’s possible to recognize their transit from many historical sites and buildings of Corfu town. More than a single house, you will appreciate them all together, especially during and after the sunset. It will be an unforgettable experience to spend hours and hours just walking up and down along thousands of small paved streets, looking around to discover the old town secrets and buying some presents to bring back home. You’ll visit Kerkyra walking between high old houses, you will buy traditional products in ancient cellars, surrounded by stone staircase, old Venetian walls and hidden gardens. Every single building, every single street will appear like an open museum, but the joie de vivre of the local people will remind you that the old town is also full of life and full of surprises.
Mouse Island (or Pontikonisi) is a very small island placed a little bit south from Corfu town, just in front of the airport and Halkiopoulos lagoon. To reach Pontikonisi you have to take a local boat that leaves from the small pear next to the monastery of Vlacherna, in the southern point of Kanoni peninsula. Pontikonisi is extremely small, covered by Mediterranean vegetation and with an ancient Byzantine church. Some white stairs will lead you to the small Pantokratoras church, where you can see marble gravestones of the XIII Century in commemoration of the Austrian empress Elisabeth.