An intoxicating mix of matchless natural beauty, quaint villages, pleasant Mediterranean climate, sandy beaches and world-class Greek cuisine makes Corfu one major holiday destination on the land of Greece. It is popular as the emerald queen of the Greek Islands on the vast Lonian Sea where nature lovers can treat their eyes to the beauty of more than 2 million olive trees. The island's European elegance with a dash of Greek charm draws the attention of all sorts of vacationers to come and get lost in calm, azure waters, clear blue skies, lush hillsides and verdant valleys. A summer favourite among holiday-makers, the island thrills you with plenty of outdoor activities such as snorkelling, paragliding, scuba diving and parasailing. Those who are planning a holiday to Greece and wish to take a break from the humdrums of urban life cannot miss out on this incredible beauty ensuring the best of pleasure and thrill. You'll discover here a beautiful history and culture influenced by the Venetian, the French and the British across colourful towns, noble mansions, majestic palaces and fascinating squares; Old Venetian Fortress, Mon Repos, The Museum of Asian Art and Achilleion Palace are some popular historical spots to explore. Beach bums cannot miss out on delighting in amazing blue green waters of Nissaki Beach and a picture-perfect landscape of lush green cliffs in Mirtiotissa. A rich blend of Greek and Venetian flavours in the cuisine served here is another thing that makes Corfu popular among holiday-makers. And if nightlife is your thing, visit Kavos to get your groove on some amazing beats at various bars and nightclubs.