Corfu’s vibrant Venetian architecture and imposing fortress makes the town a real feast for the eyes. This photo series highlights the colours and character I discovered on my day trip to the Greek Island.
Corfu island is a gateway to The Balkans situated in the Ionian Sea near mainland Greece, Albania and Italy – which are all accessible by the local ferry service. In times gone by the Venetian, French and British occupied this island, influencing its art and culture in the process. I felt like some parts could’ve been plucked straight out of the French or Italian Riviera.
Further reading: What to expect on an Eastern Mediterranean Cruise
The Old Town is where endless market streets snake between squares full of bars and restaurants packed with chatty 20-something’s. Out of all the placed I visited in Greece I felt most at home in Corfu, it had a cosmopolitan edge I really wasn’t expecting.
Further reading: 15 snapshots of Santorini to feed your wanderlust
The final splash of colour began as I stepped back onboard MSC Musica when the skies were set ablaze in one of the most spectacular sunsets I’ve ever seen.
Further reading: A weekend in Venice, Italy
If you’ve enjoyed this photo series please feel free to share using the buttons below or Pin on Pinterest.