This year’s festival is dedicated to Ioannis Kapodistrias, whose life and work profoundly influenced the history of Europe in the 19th century. To celebrate this exceptional personality, the festival highlights the cultural environment that inspired him. Flavors, dishes, music, the ambience of the 19th century spread throughout the festival’s events.
Benitses is one of Greece’s best-known seaside villages. Located on the southeast coast, Benitses is only 12 kilometers from Old Corfu Town, and 11 kilometers from the Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport. Benitses was amongst the first tourist destination in Corfu, where tourism would eventually take root and later spread to the rest of the island....
A 17th-century traditional village highlights its history through its culinary customs.
A popular destination since the time of the Romans, Benitses reveals why it still has some of the best taverns in Greece.
This year’s festival is dedicated to Ioannis Kapodistrias, whose life and work profoundly influenced the history of Europe in the 19th century. We enter the kitchens, taste the flavours and listen to the music of the early 19th century from the cities where Kapodistrias lived.
The Chefs Club cook dishes revealing the history of the Corfu and the rest of the Ionian Islands.
Corfu wineries showcase their new wines (harvest of 2018)
The philharmonics and choirs perform to highlight the influence of the Eptanese School in music.
Esplanade (Spianada) is famed as ‘the largest square in the Balkans’ and owes its existence to a strategic manoeuvre. In 1576, the houses which huddled around the gate of the fortress began to be demolished to allow the defenders a better outlook over the area. In a period of twelve years, more than 2500 dwellings...