Roda

Roda

A very important tourist resort of northern Corfu. Its adjoining sandy beaches that reach as far as Apraós and Agios Spyrídonas..

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Sidari

Sidari

Sidari  a traditional tourist resort of north-western Corfu, with endless sandy beaches and shallow, calm waters.

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Arillas

Arillas

Arillas’ beach is the northernmost of western Corfu; it follows the magnificent cape Drástis and the beaches of northern Corfu..

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Palaiokastritsa

Palaiokastritsa

Paleokastritsa is the most well-known tourist resort in Corfu -and quite rightly so. Its famous landscape combines rugged rocks, with ever-present verdant vegetation and six sma... more

Glifada

Glifada

One of the most beautiful, famous and busy beaches on Corfu; it is located at a distance of 16km west of Corfu Town. It’s a wonderful sandy, crystal-clear water beach surro... more

Agios Gordios

Agios Gordios

It is one of the most beautiful beaches in Corfu, with golden sands, surrounded on either side by rocky formations and secret secluded beaches for two. Cool and crystal-clea... more

St.George South

St.George South

A vast, 8km-long sandy beach offers itself for an enjoyable swim with or without people around. On its northern part, there is the beach of Issos with its unique Mediterranean dune... more

Messoghi

Messoghi

Messonghi is one of the first tourist resorts to be developed in Corfu. The vast pebbly beach and all sorts of amenities are there to please and satisfy even the most demanding of ... more

Benitses

Benitses

 Leisurely walks through the narrow, paved alleyways of the old village and the Roman baths, diving in the Ionian Sea, visiting the Sea Museum, scrumptious food at the local t... more

Corfu Town

Corfu Town

 Corfu town was established in the 8th century BC and has retained its current form for the past 9 centuries. It is a very well preserved old city, built between two fortresse... more

Dassia

Dassia

 One of the most famous beached on the island and one of the first to experience tourist development. A beach that is well-protected from wind, with warm waters and sand, maki... more

Ipsos

Ipsos

A large beach, next to the main road leading to the north-eastern part of the island. A resort with intense night life. An ideal destination for young people.
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Barbati

Barbati

 An idyllic beach at the foot of Mount Pantokratoras. Covered in pebbles, it is ideal for those not too keen on sandy beaches.
 Crystal clear waters, cooled and renewed ... more

Nissaki

Nissaki

 Nissaki is a small fishing village that used to be the main seaport in the area and the key point of access and transport until the mid-20th century, when access via the isla... more

Kassiopi

Kassiopi

 Kassiopi is a charming little village in the north-western side of the island of Corfu, approximately 30km from the city and the airport. It is located against a beautiful la... more

History of Corfu

Corfu (Kérkyra) is the second largest island of the Ionian Sea. It has a population of 111,975, according to the 2001 census and, together with Paxi and the Diapontian Islan... more

Fun and Recreation in Corfu

A city tour of Corfu is the ideal recreation, especially since it combines various cultural stimuli with  excellent facilities offering food, coffee or ouzo. The culture... more

Architecture

Architecture

Due to its geographic location Corfu was, from as early as the antiquity, a strong fort and a transit trade port, adapting itself according to the conditions of each conjecture. Th... more

Typography

Typography

Of particular interest is typography and all related activities in Corfu, given the timeframe and manner in which they were introduced in the Ionian Islands. European typography an... more

Urban Architecture

Urban Architecture

 The implementation of Western architectural styles and rhythms in Corfu, bears the mark of a tendency for simplification, the sense of measure and the sign of an apparent ine... more

Music

Music

 Homer wrote about the great Corfiot musician, the blind citharoedus Demodocus who, in the court of king Alcinous, made Ulysses weep with his singing. However, from the ancien... more

Philharmonic Bands

Philharmonic Bands

Corfu, just like the rest of the Ionian Islands, didn’t just grace Greece with the country’s first composers, but also the first music educators and the first professio... more

 Agios Georgios

Agios Georgios

Magnificent beach of 5km length, in the west part of the island, southwards cape Arillas..... more

 Agios Stefanos

Agios Stefanos

The gorgeous large beach of Agios Stefanos is situated 35km north-westwards of the town of Corfu. The water takes a green crystal clear color. The large sandy beach attracts many v... more

Barbati

Barbati

Beautiful sandy beach near Nissaki, 21km northwards the town of Corfu.... more

Dassia

Dassia

 Picturesque beach, 13km north of Corfu town, located infront of Dassia's large tourist resort.... more

Glyfada

Glyfada

A very large sandy beach before the hill of Pelekas, 16km west of the town of Corfu.... more

Kalami

Kalami

 Its natural beauty inspired the english author Lawrence Durell to write his book "Psospero's Cell".... more

Kassiopi

Kassiopi

 A large, well organised beach in Kassiopi, 37km south of the town of Corfu, opposite the coasts of Albania.... more

Kavos

Kavos

Beautiful sandy beach next to the large holiday resort of Kavos, 47km south of the town of Corfu.... more

Kouloura

Kouloura

 Picturesque beach, 7km southwards Kassiopi. The gulf forms a semicircle and for this reason was named Kouloura (=ring).... more

Marathias

Marathias

 Beautiful, large beach with thin sand, southwards the town of Corfu.... more

Mirtiotissa

Mirtiotissa

Picturesque beach, 15km westwards the town of Corfu, near the monastery Mirtidio, from which it has takenits name. In reality, it is continuation of Glyfada beach.... more

Mon Repo

Mon Repo

 Picturesque beach under Mon Repo Palace, 3km southwards the town of Corfu.... more

Nissaki Beach

Nissaki Beach

 Beatiful beach, 23km northwards the town of Corfu. During summer, this resort attracts many tourists.... more

Palaiokastritsa

Palaiokastritsa

Beatiful beach in the homonym village, 25km north-westwards the town of Corfu. A cluster of rocks in the sea forms the renowned Petrokaravo of Kolovri, for which there are many leg... more

Peroulades

Peroulades

 Beatiful beach, 31km northwards the town of Corfu, near the place where the homonym settlement meets the adjacent village Sidari.... more

Sidari Beach

Sidari Beach

 One of the most beautiful beaches of the island. A cluster of rocks in the sea forms a canal which is called the Canal of Love.... more

Sinarades

Sinarades

 Picturesque beach in the homonym village, 13km south-westwards the town of Corfu. The Venetian bell tower(15th century) prevails in the area..... more

Ypsos

Ypsos

The tourist beach of Ipsos is one of the best sandy beaches of the island. It is situated 15km northwards the town of Corfu, before the village Ipsos. Every year, during summer a l... more

Mon Repos

Mon Repos

 The Mon Repos is located in the area Kanoni, where according to Thoukydidi was the site of Palaiopolis.
The park in which the estate is built is 258 acres and is covered wit... more

Duomo

Duomo

The Church of Ag. Iakovou and Christophorou, or Duomo (metropolis in Italian), is in the Town hall square. It was constructed in 1588 after the authorization given by the Archbisho... more

Old Fortress

Old Fortress

The beginning of the historic era of Corfu is marked by the colonization of the island from the Corinthians in 734 B.C. The city founded was named Chersipoli. The residents, who ma... more

New Fortress

New Fortress

The New Fortress is found on the north-west side of the city of Corfu and is enclosed by Venizelos, Solomos and Vlaikos streets. Its construction began during the Venetian era on t... more

Liston

Liston

 In front of Kato Plateia is the imposing Liston. Designed by the French mechanic Mathieu de Lesseps (father of the famous Ferdinand Lesseps, constructor of the Suez canal) be... more

Saint Michael & Georgios Palace

Saint Michael & Georgios Palace

 The palace is found on the northern side of Kato Square, and embraces it with its curved ends. The decision to build the palace was taken in November 1818 by the Ionian Senat... more

Ionian Academy building

Ionian Academy building

 The building of the Ionian Academy is found at the junction of Acadimias and Kapodistriou street. Its main entrance is from Spianada, from the south-west part of Ano Platia. ... more

Achilleion

Achilleion

Achilleion is a palace built in Gastouri, Corfu by Empress (German: Kaiserin) of Austria Elisabeth of Bavaria, also known as Sisi, after a suggestion by Austrian Consul Alexander ... more

Maitland Corfu

Maitland Corfu

 The cistern beneath the peristyle Maitland built in 1781 upon Thoughtfully James Gradenigo and was the largest city with a capacity of about 2,000 cubic meters nerou.O round ... more

Basilica Iovianou Palaiopolis

Basilica Iovianou Palaiopolis

The Early Christian Basilica Iovianou Palaiopolis is found in Kanoni, just opposite to the entrance of Mon Repos and the Roman Baths. It was built by the bishop of Corfu Ioviano in... more

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