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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

Corfu Town featuring a bay or harbour and a coastal town

Corfu Town

The colourful gardens and waterfront views are top of the list for many visitors to Corfu Town. A stop by Port of Corfu or Old Fortress might round out your trip.

Corfu Town
Old Town showing a house

Old Town

Travellers come to Old Town for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Museum of Asian Art and Saint Spyridon Church while you're in town.

Old Town

Top hotels in Corfu

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa
Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Kontokali, Corfu, Corfu Island
The price is €191 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Corfu hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Kontokali beach and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Kapodistrias Museum. Port of Corfu and Dassia Beach are ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (227 reviews)

"Excellent stay. Very relaxing. Clean room (amazing shower pressure). Good variety of breakfast choices, well cooked and well presented. Friendly staff. Throughly enjoyed our stay and would have no hesitation in recommending KBH"…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2019

Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa
Porto Demo Boutique Hotel - All Inclusive Adults Only
Porto Demo Boutique Hotel - All Inclusive Adults Only
3.5 out of 5
Agios Georgios Pagon, Corfu, Corfu Island
The price is €133 per night

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Mediterranean Sea and Aghios Georgios Beach. Pórto Timóni and Pórto Timóni are also within ...

2.7/5 (3 reviews)

"During the two days that we stayed electricity was going on and off constantly, getting to hot without the ac. The wifi was terrible. The hotel had great views. Pools are good. Food is ok. Staff were helpful in scheduling transportation and giving information. The bathroom in the rooms were uncomfortably ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2019

Porto Demo Boutique Hotel - All Inclusive Adults Only
Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel
Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel
5 out of 5
Nuasikas street 2, Kanoni, Corfu

Located in Corfu, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within 3 mi (5 km) of Mouse Island, Saint Spyridon Church and Old Fortress. Port of ...

3.6/5Good! (347 reviews)

"Beautiful property. Breakfast was excellent. Nice location and convenient to a city bus. Easy to get to town."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2019

Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel

Popular places to visit in Corfu

Port of Corfu
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Port of Corfu

4.5/5(171 reviews)

Enjoy tranquil seafront walks, swim in the Ionian Sea and admire the views of nearby islands at Corfu Town’s peaceful port.

Paleokastritsa Beach
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Paleokastritsa Beach

4.5/5(79 reviews)

Snorkeling in crystal-clear water, walks in scenic olive groves and quiet moments in an ancient monastery await visitors to this pretty beach on Corfu’s west coast.

D Amour Beach
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D Amour Beach

4/5(28 reviews)

One of Corfu’s true natural wonders features fascinating rock formations and secluded coves surrounded by the idyllic waters of the Ionian Sea.   

Barbati Beach
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Barbati Beach

4.5/5(13 reviews)

Vacations at this pretty beach on Corfu’s east coast offer watersports, a scenic mountain backdrop and unsurpassed views of the Ionian Sea. 

Arillas Beach
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Arillas Beach

4/5(32 reviews)

Scenic walks, safe swimming, spectacular sunsets and legends of Greek mythology lure visitors to this beach on Corfu’s northwest coast.

Achilleion
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Achilleion

4/5(44 reviews)

Admire the architecture of a neoclassical palace and walk amid spectacular gardens while enjoying sweeping views of Corfu’s coastline.

Top things to do in Corfu

Governor's Olive Tour with Tasting Experience
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Governor's Olive Tour with Tasting Experience

€65
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Vacation Photographer in Corfu
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Vacation Photographer in Corfu

€223
Per adult
Shore Excursion in Corfu's Highlights and Walking Tour
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Shore Excursion in Corfu's Highlights and Walking Tour

€435
Per adult
Private Tour in Corfu - Half Day
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Private Tour in Corfu - Half Day

€294
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Private tour in Corfu - Full Day
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Private tour in Corfu - Full Day

€408
Per adult
Speed boat trip
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Speed boat trip

€125
Per adult

Reviews of Corfu

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 39.130434782608695%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 3.3816425120772946%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

19 Jan 2020

I adore Corfu and the whole island is Magical and mythical. Every corner you go round has a wow factor. The Corfu people are beautiful friendly people that’s why I’ve bought a home here

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

3 Dec 2019

Small island, full of natural beauty... I want to live there

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

4 Nov 2019

The Greek people are very welcoming and friendly, the food was great and so are the beaches.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

1 Nov 2019

The hotel and where it is we couldn’t fault but Corfu itself seems to be struggling financially and there are a lot of derelict buildings on the route to the hotel. Shame really as I’m sure it used to be thriving. We would definitely go back though

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

31 Oct 2019

Island with outstanding natural beauty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

27 Oct 2019

Places we visited, Corfu Town, Paleokastritsa, Pelekas and Achilleion Palace all worth a visit. The Greek people are lovely, very welcoming and friendly. However the infrastructure; Street lighting, pavements, rubbish and public transport are lacking

Pelekas Beach which includes a beach, a coastal town and landscape views

Sinarades

Sunset Beach featuring rugged coastline and a sunset

Peroulades

Canal d\'Amour showing general coastal views and landscape views

Sidari