Welcome to one of the wealthiest markets in Greece. The market of Corfu town reflects its history and the atmosphere which you will experience wil take you back to the trade of the 17th and 18th centuries in Corfu. These centuries, the port of Corfu was a meeting point for peoples and cultures . Ship travelling around the Mediterranean would stop here, at the first important port of the Serene Republic of Venice , and, naturally, people , ideas and merchandise from’ all over the world were introduced here and enriched the local culture .
Corfiot identity still contains trace from this period : today on the island reside many "foreigners" whi have chosen to live here permanently , they have created their own businesses and they introduce to the island goods , at a unique variety for any other place of Greece.
At the historic center of the town, workmen and artisans would manufacture and sell merchandise of unbelievable variety. Evraiki (the Jew area) , Pinia (another central point of the town) and generally the entire town would provide all kinds of shops .
Today, both downtown and throughout the island, you will find stores and galleries that keep this tradition alive . Items and products of the nature of Corfu and its popular tradition will attract you with their elegance and original character . Hand-crafted jewelery, ceramics, woodcuts, wine, desserts, honey, olive-oil, green soap, kum-kuat are but a few of the products which you will find in abundance and reasonably priced .