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 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-meter) 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

KARAIBA Mythos Palace - Adults Only
KARAIBA Mythos Palace - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Boukari, Corfu, 49080
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $212 per night from Sep 10 to Sep 11
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 our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (99 reviews)
"Fabulous bedrooms, however beds are not very comfortable & pillows are way too hard! Food in main restaurant is boring & tasteless, but staff were amazing & in particular Nasos. Pool bar was good for food, but staff were quite poor with the exception of Thansis. He was excellent & worked hard. The ..."

Reviewed on Aug. 14, 2022

KARAIBA Mythos Palace - Adults Only
New York Luxury Suites
New York Luxury Suites
3 out of 5
Donzelot, 23, Corfu, Greece, 491 00
The price is CA $233 per night from Sep 17 to Sep 18
Enjoy free WiFi, in-room massages, and daily housekeeping. Popular attractions Port of Corfu and Achilleion are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Awesome stay
"Fabulous stay at the suite, great communication and they went over and above with helpful information and real time replies for any questions we had. The property is spotless and well equipped with everything you need. Great location for everything you need to explore corfu town. I'd highly recommend ..."

Reviewed on Aug. 10, 2022

New York Luxury Suites
Angsana Corfu Resort & Spa
Angsana Corfu Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
11th km National Road Corfu to Benitses, Akra Punta, Corfu, Corfu Island, 490 84
The price is CA $425 per night from Sep 14 to Sep 15
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Corfu. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Popular attractions Achilleion and Port of Corfu are located nearby. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (75 reviews)
"Amazing hotel and specifically the outdoor pool is out of this world. One recommendation is for the hotel to have free shuttle buses to the old town as it’s from the hotel. That would have made it perfect."

Reviewed on Jul. 31, 2022

Angsana Corfu Resort & Spa
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.
Panorama Hotel
Panorama Hotel
3 out of 5
Agios Gordios, Corfu, Corfu Island, 49084
The price is CA $50 per night from Sep 6 to Sep 7
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Corfu. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (119 reviews)
"Great view, basic hotel with everything you need. The pool has an amazing view and very relaxing. Staff were lovely."

Reviewed on Aug. 7, 2022

Panorama Hotel
New York Luxury Suites
New York Luxury Suites
3 out of 5
Donzelot, 23, Corfu, Greece, 491 00
The price is CA $233 per night from Sep 17 to Sep 18
Enjoy free WiFi, in-room massages, and daily housekeeping. Popular attractions Port of Corfu and Achilleion are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Awesome stay
"Fabulous stay at the suite, great communication and they went over and above with helpful information and real time replies for any questions we had. The property is spotless and well equipped with everything you need. Great location for everything you need to explore corfu town. I'd highly recommend ..."

Reviewed on Aug. 10, 2022

New York Luxury Suites
Govino Bay
Govino Bay
3 out of 5
8th klm Nat. Road Paleokastritsas, Corfu, 491 00
The price is CA $104 per night from Sep 3 to Sep 4
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in Corfu. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
3.9/5 Good! (43 reviews)
"Friendly staff great pool and large apartmens"

Reviewed on Jun. 26, 2022

Govino Bay
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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