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Corfu

Travel Guide
Paleokastritsa Beach showing general coastal views

Visit the Greek island of Corfu,with miles of picturesque coastline and countryside, pretty villages,traditional taverns and Byzantine architecture.

Corfu is one of Greece’s islandtreasures, famous for its sweeping coastline, mountain landscapes, historicarchitecture, sleepy villages and cultural centers. Explore this part of theIonian Islands, a collection of islands off thewest coast of mainland Greece.

Find a fusion of British, French, Greek and Italianinfluences in Kerkira (Corfu Town), the scenicisland’s cultural heart. Look for the British neoclassicalPalace of St. Michael and George and the Venetian-styleOld Fortress. Admire the arcaded mansions alongListon Promenade and spot Asian art and antiquesat the Museum of Asian Art. Visit nearbyGastouri and marvel at the Achilleion,a majestic palace set amid cypress and myrtle trees.

An hour’s drive north of Kerkira, thenortheast coast is home to family-friendly towns such as BarbatiBeach and Kalami Bay. Rent gear tosnorkel or scuba dive in the Ionian Sea. Nearby, visit Corfu’shighest mountain, the 2,927-foot (906-meter) MountPantokrator. Hike or drive to the summit for unbeatable views ofCorfu and mainland Greece.

On the northwestern shore, find beaches withpostcard-perfect backdrops. Canald’Amour is one of Corfu’s natural wonders,with cliffs and caves along small beaches. Enjoy the island’s bestsunsets over the rugged shoreline of Sunset Beach.From Arillas Beach and past PelekasBeach, glorious stretches of beaches run along the west coast.Don’t miss a tour of the ancient Paleokastritsa Monastery,set on a hilltop above Paleokastritsa Beach.

Explore the peaceful countryside of theisland’s interior, with traditional villages surrounded by scenicolive groves. Chat with friendly locals in the taverns ofSkripero. Ride on horseback through woodlands andvineyards above Ano Korakiana. In theisland’s far south, Kavos attracts ayoung crowd with its nightlife and high-energy water sports.

Reach Corfu by flying or catching a ferry to Kerkira.Get around the island using a rented car or moped. Presenting an interestingmix of coastline, countryside and culture, Corfu is a popular destination forcouples, families and honeymooners.

Where to stay in Corfu

Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Boukari, Corfu
The price is €147 per night from 9 Aug to 9 Aug
Situated on the beach, this luxury hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Boukari Beach and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Moraitika Beach. Issos Beach and Ancient Roman Baths are ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (14 reviews)
"We had an amazing stay at Kairaba Mythos. The hotel itself is new, and really nice. The rooms are very spacious and cosy. Do yourself a favor and get beachview, the view is something else. The beach is very nice and relaxing. The food is really good, the dinner might be the best I have had in a hotel ..."

Reviewed on 4 Jul 2021

Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
MarBella Corfu
MarBella Corfu
5 out of 5
Agios Ioannis Peristeron, Corfu, Corfu Island
The price is €258 per night from 29 Jul to 29 Jul
Nestled on the beach, this Corfu hotel is 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Ancient Roman Baths and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Moraitika Beach. Boukari Beach and Paramonas Beach ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (446 reviews)
"A great resort in a great location very friendly staff and beautiful view we will be happy to come back 😎 Yossi & Michal"

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2021

MarBella Corfu
Mayor La Grotta Verde Grand Resort - Adults Only
Mayor La Grotta Verde Grand Resort - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Agios Gordios, Corfu, Corfu Island
The price is €179 per night from 25 Jul to 25 Jul
This Corfu bed & breakfast is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Agios Gordios Beach, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Glyfada Beach and Pelekas Beach. Paramonas Beach ...
4.1/5Very Good! (132 reviews)
"Absolutely horrible customer service!"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2021

Mayor La Grotta Verde Grand Resort - Adults Only
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Panorama Hotel
Panorama Hotel
3 out of 5
Agios Gordios, Corfu, Corfu Island
The price is €65 per night from 25 Jul to 25 Jul
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Agios Gordios Beach and within 6 miles (10 km) of Pelekas Beach and Paramonas Beach. Glyfada ...
4.2/5Very Good! (101 reviews)
"Beautiful views room cleaned every day lovely pool area and good food. Service was excellent"

Reviewed on 27 Jun 2021

Panorama Hotel
Toni's Guesthouse
Toni's Guesthouse
3 out of 5
Kavos, Corfu, Corfu Island
The price is €65 per night from 25 Jul to 25 Jul
Situated by the sea, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Tsilaria and Kavos Beach. Agios Petros Beach and Arkoudilas Beach are also within 2 miles ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
"Excellent in every way. Tony was very helpful with any info we needed on what to visit"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

Toni's Guesthouse
Kommeno Bella Vista
Kommeno Bella Vista
3 out of 5
Kommeno, Corfu
The price is €95 per night from 10 Aug to 10 Aug
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Dassia Beach and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Ipsos Beach. Dafnila Beach is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away.
4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
"Bardzo ładny i czysty apartamentowiec z basenem. Niesamowity widok na morze. Apartamenty dobrze wyposażone. Duży taras. Godny polecenia."

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Kommeno Bella Vista
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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