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The Adriatic Islands and Corfu.

Celia Irving

The Adriatic Islands and Corfu.

by Celia Irving

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yugoslavia,
  • Corfu Island (Greece),
  • Yugoslavia.
    • Subjects:
    • Islands -- Yugoslavia.,
    • Yugoslavia -- Description and travel.,
    • Corfu Island (Greece) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 207.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR310 .I78
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 216 p., 16 plates.
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5742623M
      ISBN 100460039229
      LC Control Number70862163
      OCLC/WorldCa209041

        The Ionian Islands stretch south from the Adriatic, where Corfu’s Pantokrator mountain overlooks Albania across narrow straits, along the western coast of mainland Greece through Paxi, Kephalonia, Ithaca, Lefkada and Zakynthos, to Kythira, midway between Athens and Crete. Superfast Ferries Adriatic Routes between Italy and Greece are the most exciting ferry crossings in Europe. Sailing overnight, you'll enjoy a relaxing evening on board Superfast Ferries with a range of excellent facilities that will make your trip unforgettable.

      Day 3 — Corinth Canal / Itea for Delphi. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to cruise through the Corinth Canal aboard your small ship, a rare and thrilling highlight. This conduit for the migration of civilizations between the Aegean and Adriatic Seas was first proposed at the end of the 7th century B.C., but was not fully realized until completion by a French engineering company in Kassiopi is a village and resort sitting on a small peninsula on the northeast side of the island of Corfu. Historically a small fishing village, it is less than 40 kilometers from Corfu town and is a very popular tourist destination in the summer. Allegedly founded in the 3rd century B.C., it sits in the shadows of Mount Pantokrator.

      Corfu’s location, east of Italy and south-west of Albania places it at the crossroads of sea routes from The Adriatic Sea to southern Greece and the Mediterranean sea to the Adriatic. This has resulted in a long and varied history with the island being controlled at various times by the Greeks, Romans, Venetians, French and British. Corfu Island (Greece) Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the second largest of the Ionian Islands,[2] and, including its small satellite islands, forms the edge of the northwestern frontier of Greece. The island is part of the Corfu regional unit, and is administered as a single municipality. The municipali Location: Ctra. Palma-Valldemossa km 7,4, Palma de Mallorca, , Islas Baleares.


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