Its cultivated area (principally olive groves, a reminder of
Venetian rule) covers approximately 60% of the surface, grazing land about 25% and the built – up area about 10%. Corfu , is one of the most famous cosmopolitan but at the same time traditional destinations in Greece , not only for it’s outstanding natural beauty , but also for its rich history that its roots goes back to the 8th century BC and to the Byzantine period. Thus it has been subject to various influences and a mix of different civilizations that passed by and left their mark over the centuries. Moreover, Corfu is a unique Religious destination ,as it houses significant figures of Christianity such as Saint Spyridon and Saint Theodora .