Corfu

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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 island treasures, famous for its sweeping coastline, mountain landscapes, historic architecture, sleepy villages and cultural centers. Explore this part of the Ionian Islands, a collection of islands off the west coast of mainland Greece.

Find a fusion of British, French, Greek and Italian influences in Kerkira (Corfu Town), the scenic island’s cultural heart. Look for the British neoclassical Palace of St. Michael and George and the Venetian-style Old Fortress. Admire the arcaded mansions along Liston Promenade and spot Asian art and antiques at the Museum of Asian Art. Visit nearby Gastouri and marvel at the Achilleion, a majestic palace set amid cypress and myrtle trees.

An hour’s drive north of Kerkira, the northeast coast is home to family-friendly towns such as Barbati Beach and Kalami Bay. Rent gear to snorkel or scuba dive in the Ionian Sea. Nearby, visit Corfu’s highest mountain, the 2,927-foot (906-metre) Mount Pantokrator. Hike or drive to the summit for unbeatable views of Corfu and mainland Greece.

On the northwestern shore, find beaches with postcard-perfect backdrops. Canal d’Amour is one of Corfu’s natural wonders, with cliffs and caves along small beaches. Enjoy the island’s best sunsets over the rugged shoreline of Sunset Beach. From Arillas Beach and past Pelekas Beach, 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 the island’s interior, with traditional villages surrounded by scenic olive groves. Chat with friendly locals in the taverns of Skripero. Ride on horseback through woodlands and vineyards above Ano Korakiana. In the island’s far south, Kavos attracts a young 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 interesting mix of coastline, countryside and culture, Corfu is a popular destination for couples, families and honeymooners.

Where to stay in Corfu

Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Boukari, Corfu, 49080
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Corfu. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (139 reviews)
"We had a lovely stay here; a beautiful hotel and lovely staff!"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2022

Kairaba Mythos Palace - Adults Only
Labranda Sandy Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Labranda Sandy Beach Resort - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Agios Georgios Argyradon, Kompítsion, Corfu, Corfu Island, 49080
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Corfu. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in their reviews. ...
3.9/5 Good! (204 reviews)
"I enjoyed every moment. Nice place, helpfull staff, good entertaining, delecious food"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2022

Labranda Sandy Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu - Adults Only
Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Moraitika, Corfu, 49100
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Corfu. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (57 reviews)
"What a treat to stay here! Lovely hospitable staff! Great entertainment in the evening!! I would not miss this one!!!"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2022

Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu - Adults Only
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New York Luxury Suites
New York Luxury Suites
3 out of 5
Donzelot, 23, Corfu, Greece, 491 00
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Corfu. Enjoy free WiFi, in-room massages and daily housekeeping. Popular attractions Saint Spyridon Church and Church of Agios ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (24 reviews)
"This is the best property in Corfu City. The suites with balconies are top notch VIP vacationing. If your on a budget, you can get a suite without a view, but still awesome amenities and kitchen."

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2022

New York Luxury Suites
Marietta's Resort
Marietta's Resort
2 out of 5
Gouvia - Corfu, Kerkyra, Corfu, Region of Ionian Islands, 491 00
Stay at this aparthotel in Corfu. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities in their reviews. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Marietta's Resort is a beautiful, quiet place that was perfect for my stay! My room was lovely, clean, and a plus was the kitchen. The property is nicely located close to town, but tucked away from any traffic so it was very quiet at night. The pool was the nicest pool I've ever swam in! Marietta ..."

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2022

Marietta's Resort
Solaris Apartment Kassiopi
Solaris Apartment Kassiopi
3 out of 5
Kassiopi, Corfu, Corfu Island, 490 81
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Corfu. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (26 reviews)
"Loved the set up at Solaris. The location is perfect and the staff are all super friendly. Perfect."

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2022

Solaris Apartment Kassiopi
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