Julia visits the lush Ionian island of Corfu, often called the least Greek of all the Greek islands. She discovers a little slice of Italy, and samples the delights of its cuisine. Her trip begins in the capital Corfu Town where she discovers a surprising cosmopolitan city more like slice of Italy than Greece.
Greece is one of those magical places, filled with hundreds of exotic islands and archipelagos boasting extraordinary scenery, picturesque warm-water beaches and a glorious Mediterranean climate. Whichever island you stay on, you’ll get a taste of traditional Greek culture. With excellent tavernas, handsome hiking trails, and the world’s best sunsets, there’s an island for everyone – beach bums, foodies, adventurers, and active holidaymakers alike. Here’s a look at the most beautiful islands in Greece.
Some of the most beautiful and charming coastal towns along the Mediterranean sea in 8K resolution. You will see towns and resorts along French Riviera, Italian Riviera, Spanish coast, Greek islands, Croatian and Montenegro coastline.
Video timeline: 0:00-0:14 Intro 0:15-0:45 Corfu island, Greece 0:46-1:02 Kefalonia island, Greece 1:03-1:32 Saint Tropez, France 1:33-1:53 Collioure, France 1:54-2:38 Cap Ferrat, France 2:39-3:19 Menton, France 3:20-3:28 Cavalaire-sur-Mer, France 3:29-4:11 Marseille, France 4:12-4:24 Principality of Monaco 4:25-4:52 Eze, France 4:53-5:04 La Turbie, France 5:05-5:17 Carqueiranne, France 5:18-5:32 Palavas les Flots, France 5:33-6:02 Bonifacio, Corsica island, France 6:03-6:24 Venice, Italy 6:25-6:57 Manarola, Italy 6:58-7:07 Vernazza, Italy 7:08-7:16 Riomagiore, Italy 7:17-7:53 Rapallo, Italy 7:54-8:07 Portofino, Italy 8:08-8:34 Amalfi Coast, Italy 8:35-8:59 Taormina, Sicily, Italy 9:00-9:11 Cadiz, Spain 9:12-9:26 Tossa de Mar, Spain 9:27-9:34 Ibiza, Spain 9:35-9:44 Porto Cristo, Majorca, Spain 9:45-10:01 Cape Palos, la Manga, Spain 10:02-10:31 Barcelona, Spain 10:32-11:17 Dubrovnik, Croatia 11:18-11:26 Antalya, Turkey 11:27-12:00 Boka Bay, Muntenegro
Corfu, an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea, is defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. Its cultural heritage reflects years spent under Venetian, French and British rule before it was united with Greece in 1864. Corfu Town, flanked by 2 imposing Venetian fortresses, features winding medieval lanes, a French-style arcade and the grand Palace of St. Michael and St. George.
The architectural office konstantinos stathopoulos KRAK. architects,
participated in the 10th Biennale of Young Architects, with an impressive holiday home, named Casa Odyssia, located in the northeastern part of the island of Corfu, in a lush landscape, with intense relief and at an altitude of 250 meters, where the user as a modern Odysseus.
In search of Ithaca; the mythical Odysseus, washed naked on the island of Phaeacus, today’s Corfu. There, Nafsika, the king’s daughter, surrounded him and led him to her father’s palace, where he received the hospitality and supplies to return to Ithaca.
The house, like a seed in the ground, grows, finding space, among the other forces of the place, the trees, the rocks; in search of the best view, the sun, the good orientation.