San Stefanos hotel rooms

Golf Club

On Ιανουάριος 27th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

The Corfu Club’s beautiful course has been praised by many as one of golf’s best kept secrets in Europe. It was designed by the famous Swiss based architect, Donald Harradine and he has blended the natural resources of the lovely Ropa Valley including the river of Nafsika (Odyseus was rescued by Princess Nafsika at its..

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Achillion Palace

On Ιανουάριος 27th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

Achilleion is a palace built in village of Gastouri and it is about 10 kilometres to the south of the city of Corfu. This beautiful Palace was built in 1890 exclusively for Elizabeth, also known as Sissi, the then Empress of Austria. The palace was designed by Italian architect Raffaele Caritto and as its central..

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Corfu Beer

On Ιανουάριος 26th, 2012, posted in: Corfu products by 0 Comment

The Corfu Microbrewery is situated in Arillas, in the northwestern  Corfu. They produce four different beers: Corfu Special,  a fresh red beer with velvet taste and a fruity aroma. Corfu Bitter, a fresh dark beer with bitter taste and rich aroma. Ionian Pilsner, a blond pilsner, perfect for on the beach. Ionian Epos, a dark..

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Museum of traditional costumes & corfiot folc music

On Ιανουάριος 18th, 2012, posted in: Place which you should visit by 0 Comment

The museum is open each day from 10.00 to 14.00 (other hours by appointment) and entrance costs two euros. It is located just outside the hilltop village of Pelekas. There you can see a wonderful private collection of costumes dating back to the 19th century. Originating from both Corfu and the rest of Greece, the..

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Melomakarona (pronounced Meh-lo-ma-KA-row-na)

On Δεκέμβριος 28th, 2011, posted in: Recipes by 0 Comment

Ingredients for the dough 1 cup Extra Virgin olive oil 1/2 cup white sugar 2 juiced oranges 1/2 juiced lemon 1 egg yolk 3 cups self-raising flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground clove 1 1/3 cups chopped walnuts Ingredients for the syrup 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup boiling water..

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Kourambiedes (pronounced koo-rah-bee-YEH-thess) Recipe

On Δεκέμβριος 28th, 2011, posted in: Recipes by 0 Comment

Ingredients 4 cups of sheep’s butter (cow’s can be substituted, but the traditional method calls for sheep) 2 cups of confectioner’s sugar 2 egg yolks 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract 2 teaspoons of baking powder 3 tablespoons of brandy liquor or ouzo (or orange juice, if you don’t want to use alcohol) 1 cup of..

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