Depending on their interests tourists would be advised to head to different parts of the island. Mountains dominate the north, whereas the south is the perfect location for a beach holiday.
Corfu has a warm climate with dry summers which are sometimes sometimes windy. It tends to be cooler in the mountains. Winters are mild.
A good time to visit the island is for the Easter celebrations, which are the most important festivities in the Orthodox Christian calendar. On Corfu Easter is celebrated with Saint Spyridon processions. Autumn is a good time to witness the grape harvest and winemaking.
On December 12th, islanders celebrate their patron saint, St. Spyridon, the date commemorates him saving the island from plague and epidemic.
Passports are needed to visit Corfu and these must be valid. Please remember there is a time difference between UK and Greece.
Taxis from the airport to Corfu town will cost passengers around 10 euros or so. Usually visitors will hire a car at the airport or pre-book on the internet before flying especially during the peak holiday season.
Buses from airport to town: number 15 serves the city. Getting around Corfu (without a hire car) is easy using the blue buses within Corfu town and green buses in other parts of the island. Tickets should be on validated on boarding.