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12 UNIQUE LOCATIONS IN CORFU: Grava Cave

12 UNIQUE LOCATIONS IN CORFU: Grava Cave

Grava Cave in Corfu Island’s seductive south is not your usual dingy, bat crawling, hair raising place. In fact one feels quite comfortably at home as it is evident that people lived here in peace, even if it was 22.000 years ago. The cave itself sits on […]

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12 THINGS YOU CAN DO IN CORFU: Cycling

12 THINGS YOU CAN DO IN CORFU: Cycling

An organized Cycling Tour of Corfu Town or Corfu’s southern ‘flatter’ country side can be an exciting way to explore the great outdoors as well as a way to meet new people with a similar sense of adventure. Springtime in Corfu is a cyclist’s paradise! Corfu has one of […]

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12 UNIQUE LOCATIONS IN CORFU: Loutses Cave

12 UNIQUE LOCATIONS IN CORFU: Loutses Cave

Yes, amongst many of its undiscovered treasures, are a number of accessible caves in Corfu. Loutses Cave is probably the largest, just outside the village of Loutses on the northern slopes of Mount Pantokratoras. At an altitude of 300m, the entrance of the cave is easily accessible […]

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12 THINGS YOU CAN DO IN CORFU: Play Golf

12 THINGS YOU CAN DO IN CORFU: Play Golf

The beautiful golf course of Corfu has been characterized by many as one of the best hidden secrets in Europe. The Corfu Golf Club course, located only 14km away from Corfu town, was designed by the famous Swiss architect Donald Harradine, who combined the natural beauty of […]

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12 UNIQUE LOCATIONS IN CORFU: Waterfalls of Nymfes

12 UNIQUE LOCATIONS IN CORFU: Waterfalls of Nymfes

Corfu Island enchants with its luscious greens and cobalt Ionian blues. A humid microclimate ensures rich vegetation and bountiful evergreen trees. Also called the ‘Emerald Isle’ of the Mediterranean unsuspecting visitors are amazed by the beauty of its gardens , the type of wild flowers that count […]

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THE FOUR ELEMENTS AT DELFINIA HOTELS

THE FOUR ELEMENTS AT DELFINIA HOTELS

Earth, Air, Fire and Water are the four elements that Delfinia Hotels have used, either as a source of inspiration for aesthetic upgrades and renovations or as a concept informing the programme and activities that take place here. EARTH   – The Tree Project In 2014, Delfinia […]

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5 OF THE BEST VIEWS IN CORFU’S SOUTH

5 OF THE BEST VIEWS IN CORFU’S SOUTH

Delfinia Hotels offer the tranquility of meditative gardens and a catered for holiday providing you with easy access to Corfu Island’s seductive south.   We run a business with a vision to preserve the island’s natural beauty whilst maintaining a life style that speaks of respect and inner wholeness.   […]

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WHEN IN CORFU GO TO A PANEGYRI

WHEN IN CORFU GO TO A PANEGYRI

According to a Wikipedia source “a panegyris (Ancient Greek: πανήγυρις “gathering”), is an Ancient Greek general, national or religious assembly. Each was dedicated to the worship of a particular god. It is also associated with saint days and holy festivals”. In the context of this Delfinia Blog post a panegyri is a festive gathering in the name […]

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A CAVE TO CALL HOME

A CAVE TO CALL HOME

Grava Cave in Corfu Island’s seductive south is not your usual dingy, bat crawling, hair raising place. In fact one feels quite comfortably at home as it is quite evident that people lived here in peace even if it was 22.000 years ago. The cave itself sits […]

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IS THERE A MORE BEAUTIFUL FLOWERING TREE THAN THE JACARANDA?

IS THERE A MORE BEAUTIFUL FLOWERING TREE THAN THE JACARANDA?

JACARANDA – ΤΖΑΚΑΡΑΝΤΑ – JACARANDA  Corfu Islands’ versatility and richness is reflected by some unusual facts. It has, for example, the only Asian Art museum in Greece as well as the first cricket pitch in the country. A number of unusual and exotic trees also grow here […]

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