Unification of the Ionian Islands 21/05/2018

Dec 15, 2017

Unification of the Ionian Islands 21/05/2018

May 21st is a holiday for the Ionian islands, as we celebrate the unification of the 7 ionian islands with Greece which became official in 1864.

Therefore, there is a parade at the center of Corfu town, in front of the old fortress and shops and banks are closed.(Tourists shops are open.)

The parade starts around 12:00-12:30 following a memorial service at the Cathedral and at the seven islands memorial at the main square next to the Liston.