The second largest island in the Ionian region, Corfu lies off the northwest coast of Greece in the Ionian sea. This beautiful island displays the best of the Mediterranean region with deep greenish blue sea and hilly rugged landscapes. The island has a strong influence of the Venetians, British, and the French who used to live here. The island portrays a blend of all these cultures and is evident from the historical monuments, architecture and the delicacies of this place. All these with excellent weather conditions all year round make Corfu an ideal touring destination in the Mediterranean. The country has a notably long history of Greek culture and tradition for more than 3000 years. Tourism is the top priority of the place, and therefore all the corners of the island are well maintained. A well developed road network, deep green vegetation, and incomparable natural beauty are the forte of this island. Must visit are Sidari for the beach and nightlife, the Corfu Old Fortress, Achilleion, and the Palaiokastritsa.