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

Trabukos Beach Complex
Trabukos Beach Complex
1 out of 5
Kavos Lefkimi, Corfu
The price is €16 per night from 18 Sep to 18 Sep
Nestled on the beach, this Corfu hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Tsilaria and Kavos Beach. Arkoudilas Beach and Agios Petros Beach are also within 2 miles ...
3.3/5 (15 reviews)
Bargain
"Near to all good things we wanted. Lovely friends we have made for the price it was great"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2020

Trabukos Beach Complex
Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Boukari, Corfu
The price is €71 per night from 9 Oct to 9 Oct
Nestled on the beach, this Corfu hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Boukari Beach and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Moraitika Beach. Lakkiess Beach and Sandy Beach are also ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)
"We enjoyed our stay the staff in both pool bar and restaurants were wonderful"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2021

Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
Angsana Corfu
Angsana Corfu
4 out of 5
11th km National Road Corfu to Benitses, Akra Punta, Corfu, Corfu Island
The price is €203 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
Offering direct access to the beach, this Corfu hotel is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Achilleion and within 9 mi (15 km) of Mouse Island and Corfu Archaeological Museum. ...
3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)
"Absolutely amazing hotel! It was complete paradise from check in to check out. All the staff were so friendly and accommodafing. Our room was always cleaned each day and we had turn down service each night. Breakfast had lots of delicious options and again great service. Can’t wait to return ..."

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2021

Angsana Corfu
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Corfu Dream Fani
Corfu Dream Fani
2 out of 5
Ypsos, Pyrgi, Corfu
The price is €26 per night from 9 Oct to 9 Oct
Situated near the beach, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Ipsos Beach, Barbati Beach and Dassia Beach. Glyfa Beach and Dafnila Beach are also ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"This is a very nice place to stay with seating area"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

Corfu Dream Fani
Govino Bay
Govino Bay
3 out of 5
8th klm Nat. Road Paleokastritsas, Corfu
The price is €50 per night from 9 Oct to 9 Oct
Situated in Corfu, this beach aparthotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Gouvia Beach, Ypapanti Church and Gouvia Marina S.A.. Dassia Beach and Kontokali beach are ...
3.9/5Good! (36 reviews)
"It was easy to find and everything was nice, staff very helpful, I would have preferred 8-10 and 20-22 pool hours to be adults only for people who like to lane swim. Other than that a Perfect stay, breakfast was good. taverna Thomas a very good eat well worth a visit. Would come again!"

Reviewed on 26 Jun 2021

Govino Bay
Townhall Studio
Townhall Studio
3 out of 5
7 Eparchou, Corfu
The price is €74 per night from 22 Sep to 22 Sep
Located in the heart of Corfu, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Serbian Museum and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Port of Corfu. Corfu City Hall and Spianada ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Perfect"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2021

Townhall Studio
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