Easter to Greeks is the ultimate religious celebration of Christ’s crucifixion as well as resurrection. Those visiting Corfu during the Greek Orthodox Easter will discover that the general mood escalates from solemn to joyous rapidly making the whole holiday a truly unique experience. Easter in Greece is generally a few weeks later than the western world due to the fact the church bases its liturgy on the Julian calendar, which means that visitors get to enjoy the sunny and warm weather of spring!
Easter is in the air and the Greeks and Cypriots all around the world are robustly preparing to welcome and celebrate the resurrection of Christ. As you all well know, both Cypriots and Greeks are deeply religious people and Easter is perhaps the most important time of the year together with Christmas. Those looking to take an Easter holiday, shouldn’t think twice before jetting off to Cyprus or one of the Greek islands, where Easter is an experience like no other, filled with festivities, local traditions and customs!
Think of Corfu and images of stone-built villages surging hills, crystalline blue waters shimmering in the sizzling hot sun and golden-soft sandy beaches pop in your mind! A visit to this island is a lifelong dream for many travellers, as the island offers breathtaking landscapes, golden-brown coastlines, ancient ruins and lots more! Let’s take a look at 3 landmarks you must visit when in Corfu.
Perhaps the most inspiring archaeological site in Cyprus, the ruins found at Kato Paphos were first found in 1962! The findings offered great insight on the island’s history at the time it was under the rule of the Roman Empire. Currently, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ruins found at the park go back more than 2000 years. Let’s take a look at 10 of the treasures found at the park.