Author(s): Marco Polo
Explore Corfu with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the island's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful Greek island has to offer... Corfu, Greece's greenest island, is like a tightly woven carpet covered with 3 million ancient and gnarled olive trees. Countless blossoms ensure year-round dashes of colour amidst all the dominant green. See beautiful bays, long beaches beneath spectacular coasts, white cliffs and evergreen forests. Witness the splendid legacies of European powers that left their mark across the island. As one of the most popular of all Greek islands, Corfu offers a multitude of attractions and lots to enjoy. Water sports, mountain biking and relaxation can be just as much part of your holiday as great cuisine, hip beach bars and romantic sunsets. This is Corfu! Your Marco Polo Corfu Pocket Guide includes:Insider Tips - we show you the hidden gems and little known secrets that offer a real insight into this beautiful island, from where royalty used to bathe to which trail to use to explore the entire island.Best of - find the best things to do for free, the best `only in' Corfu experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.Sightseeing - all of the top sights are organized by areas of the island so you can easily plan your trip.Discovery Tours - 5 specially tailored tours that will get you to the heart of Corfu on foot, by car or by boat! Here are inspirational itineraries that will help you enjoy authentic Corfu. Discover wild, steep coastlines, fantastic beaches, old Venetian villages, tempting tavernas and historical treats. Corfu in full-colour - Marco Polo Pocket Guide Corfu includes full-colour photos throughout the guide bringing the island to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.Touring App - new for 2018, you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again! Road Atlas and pull-out map - we've included a detailed road atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour.Useful Greek phrases - the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by.Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Corfu to show you around this fabulous Greek island. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Corfu has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy!
Named after the famous Venetian explorer, Marco Polo launched its new series of maps in 2011, and its travel guides in March 2012. The team has many years of expertise in successfully producing and selling cartographic products and travel guides. Marco Polo offers an extensive range of high-quality publications, including travel guides, traditional maps, laminated city and holiday maps, road atlases, and phrasebooks.