Korission Lake is an excellent place for bird watching. It is located in the south-western part of Corfu and provides an important ecosystem for a range of species, and a stopping area for migrating birds from Africa. Being part of Natura 2000 network, visitors can meet there more than 2000 birds on and around the lake. Here visitors may spot a variety of passage and wintering birds, including birds of prey like Eleonora’s and Red-footed Falcons.Other birds seen there are European flamingos, Pygmy Cormorants, Great White Egrets, swans, herons and Marsh Harriers.
Harbor Kérkyras is formed in front of Kérkyra town and comprises the old harbor, which is mainly used for mooring by fishing vessels and pleasure boats, and the new harbor, which is the commercial and tourist port of the island.
The old harbor is formed W of jetty Mourágia and comprises a basin with quayed coasts for 185 m and depths of about 2 m near them.
The beautifully preserved Old Town of Corfu, is a UNESCO world heritage site, where Renaissance, Baroque and Classical cultures come together and fuse with local artistic traditions. Palaces, fortresses, buildings of the Venetian rule uniquely blend with the Greek architecture, small secluded squares and the so-called ‘Kantoúnia’ the vaulted passages that make you feel as if you’ve travelled to Italy.
Taverna Thomas offers many traditional dishes including the famous Pastitsada a Greek dish associated with the island of Corfu. One traditional pastitsada recipe features lean leg or shoulder of veal and macaroni, as well olive oil, minced onions, sliced garlic cloves, salt and ground black pepper, white wine, vinegar, cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon, fresh or canned tomatoes, butter, and grated kefalotyri or Parmesan cheese.