CORFU TRAVEL GUIDE
Find out everything about your holidays in Corfu on our travel guide! Discover the best things to do in Corfu, fantastic beaches, top hotels, and restaurants, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos!
Sitting in the North of the Ionian Sea, Corfu in Greece is strongly influenced by the Venetians, the French and the English and for this reason has a cosmopolitan, multicultural charm.
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Corfu Greece is one of the most beautiful and romantic islands of the Ionian island group. From lush green hills to noble mansions and from idyllic Corfu beaches, to interesting museums, this island has everything it takes to please any type of traveler.
Strongly influenced by the Venetians, the French and the English, Corfu Town is a brilliant base for exploration. Get lost in the narrow cobblestone alleys, the so-called “kandounia”, visit museums, such as the Museum of Asian Art, walk down the famous Liston promenade, stroll around the huge Spianada square… The whole Corfu town squeezes out a nostalgic charm! You’ll see the glorious past of Corfu on imposing palaces, noble mansions, beautiful museums, and charming squares. Moving away from Corfu Town, you’ll discover picturesque seaside villages, tiny verdant islets, luxurious Corfu resorts, and wild natural landscapes. It’s amazing how the different sides of this idyllic island coexist in harmony!
If you manage to peel yourself away from the enchanting Corfu Town, move to the coasts of Corfu, where beautiful Corfu beaches are nestled! The beaches in Dassia, Paleokastritsa, Glyfada, Kontokali, and Kavos are must-visits. Nestled in sandy coves, surrounded by green forests and mountains, they are some of the best beaches in Greece!
As for sightseeing, it’s one of the best things to do in Corfu! The top places to visit in Corfu are Achillion Palace, the former retreat of princess Sissi of Austria, Mon Repos palace, where Phillip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was born, the iconic Panagia Vlacherna and Pontikonisi island. They will make you fall even deeper in love with Corfu!
Corfu Greece is famous for one thing in particular: it’s food! Based on meat, fish, pasta, and herbs, the island’s gastronomy will excite those who love good food. The excellent Corfu restaurants and traditional taverns are the best places to taste the local delicacies!
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HOW TO GET TO CORFU?
Corfu can be reached by plane (International airport). It is also connected by ferry with mainland ports of Patra, Igoumenitsa but also with ports in Italy.
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HIGHLIGHTS: BEST THINGS TO DO
Discover the best things to do in Corfu! From Corfu sightseeing, to activities and from Corfu tours, to restaurants, we give you the best recommendations for the ultimate Corfu holidays experience!
With an intense Medieval style, Corfu Old Town is among the most picturesque places in Greece. Walk along the narrow streets until you reach the wonderful Liston Avenue and Spianada Square.
Paleokastritsa is a lovely bay with blue green waters and surrounded by lush greenery. Although it gets busy in high season, it has many coves to enjoy a day at the sun.
Discover some tours organized around the island, to Parga, Paxi and more.
Kanoni is the most famous spot of Corfu Town. From the hill of Kanoni visitors get a wonderful view of Mouse island and the small church of Panagia Vlacherna.
The old fortress of the Town is located only few steps from Spianada Square. It has nice sights to explore inside the walls and gives great view to the Ionian Sea.
Located on the western side of this Ionian island, Agios Gordis is a large sandy beach with amazing waters. It is lined up with many beach accommodations and taverns.
A short walk from the centre of Sidari, in the northern side of the island, is the famous Canal d' Amour, also known as the Channel of Love. This is a lovely place with wild rock formations.
Achilion Palace, also known as the Palace of Sissy, is a true gem in the centre of the island. It was constructed in the late 19th century by the Empress of Austria Elisabeth.
The church of Saint Spyridon is considered the protector of the island. It is found in the Old Town, just few steps from Liston Avenue. Its bell tower is the tallest from all churches of the town.
Located on the north eastern side, the seaside village of Kassiopi is surrounded by lush greenery and lovely beaches. At the port of Kassiopi you will find delicious taverns.