The verdant island, the island of the Philharmonics, the mythical island of Faiakes for some, Corfu of Agios Spyridonas, Corfu of tourism, Corfu of culture, all of the above and many more characterize Corfu, the northernmost island of the Ionian Islands and second in size after Kefalonia. The dense vegetation, the countryside filled with cypress and olive trees, the dozens of beaches, which form a coastline of 217 kilometers, the picturesque, medieval and Venetian villages  of the inland, enchant and conquer the visitor, offering all the contemporary comforts as well as the charm and the traditions of past ages.

Wander around the Old City and its alleyways, which are decorated by the clothes hanging from the verandas of the housewives, visit the historical churches  and discover hidden squares among the multi-floored Venetian condominiums, climb to the Old Fortress to see the greatness of the city from above and finally, enjoy your coffee in Liston, a reference and a social point for locals and guests.

In the inland of the island nature thrives. Unique beauties and sights  await travelers, such as Lake Korission, with its 14 different species of orchids on its sandy shores and the mountainous mass of Pantokratoras  in the north. In the outskirts of the north-western shores of Corfu, three small paradises, Diapontia Islands, away from noisy crowds, stand out for their tranquil and special way of life, making them a very good alternative for those who seek tranquility and serenity during their holidays.

Corfu is a magical place from one end to the other. Either you are in a contemporary resort, or in the most secluded village, the charm of this island will always remain in your memory.

  • Corfu - Access

    In order to reach Corfu you have three choices: by airplane, by car and then take a ship from Igoumenitsa or by Intercity buses (KTEL) which carry out schedules from Athens and Thessaloniki. You can also approach the island with your own boat, as it has marinas, small and large in different places. Obviously, the fastest way is by plane. Corfu International Airport «Ioannis Kapodistrias»  is situated 3 kilometers south of the center of the city  in the region of the lagoon of Chalikiopoulos  and its IATA code is CFU. There are many daily flights from and to Athens and the ...

  • Corfu - Accommodation

    Το νησί των Φαιάκων θεωρείται από τις ναυαρχίδες του ελληνικού τουρισμού και κατ’ αυτόν τον τρόπο, δεν μπορεί παρά η διαμονή στην Κέρκυρα να ανάγεται μεταξύ των κορυφαίων υπηρεσιών στο τομέα του τουρισμού στη χώρα μας. Οι επιλογές για την διαμονή στην Κέρκυρα είναι πραγματικά αμέτρητες και καλύπτουν όλα τα γούστα, σε όλη την επιφάνεια του νησιού. Στην Κέρκυρα συναντά κανείς τεράστιες ξενοδοχειακές μονάδες με πληθώρα ανέσεων και πολυτελειών, αλλά και οικογενειακά ξενοδοχεία με έντονη την σπιτική θαλπωρή και φιλοξενία. Για τη διαμονή στην Κέρκυρα όμως μπορεί κανείς να επιλέξει ενοικιαζόμενα δωμάτια  ή διαμερίσματα , ακόμα και πολυτελείς βίλες  που διατίθενται προς ενοικίαση, ...

  • Corfu - Apartments for Rent

  • Corfu - Archaeological Sites

    The main Archaeological sites of the island are situated in the region of Palaiopoli, the region where the ancient city of Corfu was located, surrounded by the lagoon of Chalikiopoulos, Kanoni, Mon Repos  and the bay of Garitsa. The Archaeological sites are a testimony of the trails left behind by a flourishing society from the 8th century B.C. until the 6th century A.D. In this area you will see the Temple of Artemis Gorgon in the region of Stratia, the Temple of Kardaki  in Analipsi, the Kerameikos in Figaretto  near Kanoni and the Monument of Menekrates. Ancient findings of the Roman era ...

  • Corfu - Banks - Exchange

  • Corfu - Bars - Clubs

  • Corfu - Beach Bars

  • Corfu - Beaches

    Corfu has so many beaches that even the locals have not visited all of them or they may not even know them. The options are infinite and can cover everyone’s taste. Beaches with sand and beaches with pebbles. Noisy beaches which offer intense entertainment and beaches entirely secluded. Beaches in front of great resorts with every comfort and beaches accessible only by sea. The northern shores of the island are characterized by large, sandy beaches stretching for many kilometers with shallow and warm waters. Most of these are situated in front of very developed resorts. Acharavi beach, Sidari beach  and Roda ...

  • Corfu - Beauty

  • Corfu - Buildings

  • Corfu - Cafeterias - Bars

  • Corfu - Camping

  • Corfu - Car - Motorcycle - Boat

  • Corfu - Churches

    Religion played a significant role in the life and the culture of the Corfiots which is apparent from the number of Churches and Monasteries found in the city  and the villages. Most of the churches were built during the 17th and the 18th century and are mainly comprised of a central single aisled ceiling, an elaborate façade, a bell-tower and decorated ceilings with murals. There are also many older churches, such as the Church of Agios Iassonas and Agios Sossipatros  in the region of Anemomylos which dates back to the 11th century A.D. and has all the characteristics of the ...

  • Corfu - Clothing - Footwear

  • Corfu - Cultural Attractions

    The Cultural Attractions you can find on Corfu are countless, spread from one end of the whole island to the other. The Old City is like a museum and has been declared as a World Heritage by UNESCO, because of the significance of its architecture.  Inside the old city, coexist harmoniously monuments of all the conquerors that passed through the island throughout the centuries. The Old  and New Fortress, the tall buildings, the alleyways, the small nestled squares and the imposing Town Hall[Θ4] , are creations of the Venetians who dominated the island for 5 centuries. The English who occupied the island for 50 years ...

  • Corfu - Culture

    What can anyone say or write about Culture in Corfu. A culture which was formed by the passing of the centuries, from Ancient Times until today and is presented to the visitor through the sites, the monuments, the archaeological sites, the customs and the traditions  of the land. Dozens of cultural sights  synthesize the image of the city and of the countryside. There are not many archaeological sites, not because the island lacks of ancient past but because excavations have not yet begun in its largest part. Hundreds of churches  in the city and in the villages, illustrate the deep religious faith ...

  • Corfu - Entertainment

  • Corfu - Event Centers - Estates

  • Corfu - Fast Food - Snacks

  • Corfu - Food

  • Corfu - Food Supplies

  • Corfu - Garages - Tire Services

  • Corfu - Gas Stations

  • Corfu - Health

  • Corfu - Home - Office - Garden

  • Corfu - Hospitals - Health Centers

  • Corfu - Hotels

    Αμέτρητα είναι τα ξενοδοχεία στην Κέρκυρα που προσφέρονται για τη διαμονή των επισκεπτών. Μικρότερα ή μεγαλύτερα, τεράστιες τουριστικές μονάδες που προσφέρουν όλες τις ανέσεις, ή οικογενειακά που αποπνέουν σπιτική θαλπωρή και φιλοξενία, τα ξενοδοχεία στην Κέρκυρα δεν αφήνουν κανέναν να αισθάνεται ότι «αναζητούσε κάτι παραπάνω». Όποιο μέρος του νησιού και να επιλέξετε ως βάση για τις διακοπές σας, δεν υπάρχει αμφιβολία πως θα βρείτε αυτό ακριβώς που αναζητάτε. Ξενοδοχεία στην Κέρκυρα υπάρχουν μέσα στην πόλη, τόσο στην γραφική παλιά με τα καντούνια και τα αρχιτεκτονικά αριστουργήματα, όσο και στην σύγχρονη. Στο Κανόνι, που θεωρείται από τις πλέον τουριστικές περιοχές, καθώς προσφέρει ...

  • Corfu - Information

  • Corfu - Jewellery - Accessories

  • Corfu - Lakes

    The countryside of Corfu is filled with small, scattered lakes, lakes that wait for you to discover and to admire the tranquility of their waters and also the lush flora and fauna which are gathered in these small wetlands. A very beautiful group of lakes is located in the north-eastern end of the island, in the region of Erimitis. The lakes Akoli, Savoura  and Vromolimni, are surrounded by dense vegetation and are situated in an amazing position, as all three are next to beautiful, virgin beaches. Another significant wetland, consisted of dozens of small lakes is situated in the center of the ...

  • Corfu - Market

  • Corfu - Meze Restaurants - Ouzeri

  • Corfu - Museums

    On the island of Corfu you will find remarkable Museums, some of which are unique to Greece, where relics and findings from all the historical periods that have left their mark on the island are saved and presented. In the Archaeological Museum  you will see findings from excavations on the island, with the most significant being the pediment of the Temple of Artemis Gorgon which was found in Palaiopoli. In the Mon Repos estate it is worth visiting the Museum of Palaiopoli which is housed in the mansion that was the residence of the English Commissioner and summer residence of the former Royal ...

  • Corfu - Music Stages

  • Corfu - Natural Attractions

    Corfu has a very beautiful and natural environment. The winter rain in combination with the relatively temperate summer and fertile soil of the island create a verdant landscape, from one end to the other, during the entire year. Olive trees are dominant in the Corfiot landscape. Its Olive Grove  includes 3 to 6 million olive trees, some of which are more than 400 years old! A large part of the region has been declared preserved based on international treaties and has been included in special protection programs because of its importance for life on the planet. Amongst these are Lake Korission  ...

  • Corfu - Nature

    Corfu may be famous for its lush vegetation but, nature has endowed this island with landscapes of incredible beauty. The alternate rural landscape with the forest areas and the verdant olive groves at the foot of hills, which just touch the indented shores, synthesize a beautiful scene. Mountains, large and small lakes, rivers, caves and waterfalls, are part of the sights of nature  which you must definitely visit. The entire island is full of paths, for the enthusiasts of walking tourism, trails away from the noisy touristy places, paths that traverse through wetlands, hill ranges, fertile valleys and secluded beaches. Around ...

  • Corfu - Patisseries - Bakeries

  • Corfu - Pharmacies

  • Corfu - Photographers

  • Corfu - Public Services

  • Corfu - Restaurants

    What can anyone say or write about Culture in Corfu. A culture which was formed by the passing of the centuries, from Ancient Times until today and is presented to the visitor through the sites, the monuments, the archaeological sites, the customs and the traditions  of the land. Dozens of cultural sights  synthesize the image of the city and of the countryside. There are not many archaeological sites, not because the island lacks of ancient past but because excavations have not yet begun in its largest part. Hundreds of churches  in the city and in the villages, illustrate the deep religious faith ...

  • Corfu - Rivers

    You will find four main rivers on the island, rivers that cross through beautiful valleys and mountains, pass through small and large villages  in order to flow into the sea on beautiful beaches . The Potami River  that passes through the village of Potamos is the one with the greatest flow of water. It is navigable in its biggest part, thus creating a very picturesque scene with fishing boats along its bank. The most impressive river of Corfu is the River of Lefkimmi in the southern part of the island, as it flows through this traditional large village, emerges between the narrow roads, and ...

  • Corfu - Rooms to let

    Αν είστε από εκείνους που επιθυμούν για τη διαμονή στις διακοπές τους λύσεις απλές, αλλά απόλυτα ικανοποιητικές, τότε τα ενοικιαζόμενα δωμάτια στην Κέρκυρα θα σας προσφέρουν την ιδανική «απάντηση» σε όσα αναζητάτε. Κατά κύριο λόγο πρόκειται για οικογενειακές επιχειρήσεις, που συνήθως συστεγάζονται με την οικία του ιδιοκτήτη, γεγονός που σημαίνει ότι η φροντίδα των καταλυμάτων αυτών είναι άμεση, διατηρούνται σε άριστη κατάσταση, πεντακάθαρα και περιποιημένα, ενώ ο επισκέπτης αισθάνεται την σπιτική θαλπωρή αλλά και την κερκυραϊκή φιλοξενία στο έπακρο. Ενοικιαζόμενα δωμάτια στην Κέρκυρα θα βρείτε σε κάθε γωνιά του νησιού, μέσα στους οικισμούς, αλλά και πιο απόμερα – οι επιλογές είναι τόσες, ...

  • Corfu - Services

  • Corfu - Small Islands

    Corfu is surrounded by small islands, some close to the coastline while others more remote which are also the borders of the country. Apart from the Diapontia Islands, in the north-western part of the island which are inhabited, in the sea there are numerous verdant islands and small islets, ideal places for exploration by boat for fishing or swimming. The most famous of the small islands of Corfu is obviously Pontikonisi  in Kanoni. A verdant islet located in front of the airport  which welcomes visitors who come to the island by plane. In the outskirts of the city, there are also ...

  • Corfu - Souvenirs - Gifts

  • Corfu - Sports

    The English occupation of the island, which lasted 50 years, left a mark amongst others and in sports, by introducing physical activities well known in Europe, but unknown to the Greeks. In Corfu the first cricket  game took place in Greece in 1823. Here, two centuries later, this sport recognizes huge growth, preserving 10 teams from a total of 20 which are active in the country. You can watch cricket games while drinking your coffee in Liston, in Spianada. It was here that the first tennis club was established in Greece by wealthy, English bred Corfiots. It took many years for ...

  • Corfu - Taverns

    Toute l'histoire et la culture de l'île ont accueilli sur les musées de Syros, couvrant toute la gamme des intérêts des visiteurs. Le Musée de Syros permet aux visiteurs enquis de sa longue histoire ainsi que sur le musée archéologique de Syros sont accueilli les résultats depuis les temps préhistoriques. Mais ils peuvent apprendre tout et pour une histoire moderne très intéressant de Syros et comment il a obtenu sa forme actuelle au 19ème siècle avec l'arrivée des réfugiés dans les îles et Asie Mineure. L’ Exposition de professions traditionnelles, est partie de musées de Syros, et là, on peut voir la ...

  • Corfu - Technology

  • Corfu - Tradition

    The distinctive cultural tradition of Corfu is characteristic of the island, due to the fact that it has been influenced by consecutive conquerors throughout the centuries. Despite the tourist development, Corfiots largely maintain their customs and traditions, especially those related to religion. The special way that Easter  is celebrated on the island has made it a number one tourist destination in the country during these days and for a good reason. Epitaphs, devoutness, boisterous customs, mournful sounds from the Philharmonics during the Holy Week and an impressive ceremony of the Resurrection in the largest square of the Balkans, Spianada, are elements ...

  • Corfu - Transportation

    By car Corfu is a large island, therefore the best way to move around and visit all the historical monuments, the beaches  and the picturesque villages  is by car. If you have not brought your car on the island, you can rent one. Corfu has good, paved roads from north to south. The longest distances from the center of the city  is 44 kilometers to Kavos, the most southern point of the island and 45 kilometers to Agios Spyridonas beach in the North. In some parts, especially during your tour of the inland and the old Venetian villages of Corfu, the road ...

  • Corfu - Travel Agencies

  • Corfu - Various Items

  • Corfu - Vehicles For Rent

  • Corfu - Villages

    If you want to discover the authentic life of Corfu do not forget to visit some of its villages and settlements which are scattered in the inland and along the coastline. More than 200 villages are scattered in the verdant environment of this place where, its residents await you to discover it, to be charmed and to feel like you are at home. The island of Corfu geographically includes four different regions which maintain their names from the years of the Venetian occupation, perhaps even earlier. These regions are Oros, Gyros, Middle and South. In Corfu when they say Oros they mean ...

  • Corfu - Villas

  • Corfu - Walking Tourism

    Corfu is the paradise for the walker, with landscapes completely different from each other and paths that cross either through dense vegetation, or a rocky coastline, or wetlands with lakes, or huge sandy areas. There are paths that many times lead to completely virgin beaches, such as Erimitis Path, in the north-eastern part of the island. A very interesting idea for naturists and for those who wish to walk during their holidays and see the natural beauty of the island, is the Corfu Trail, a route of 220 kilometers which covers the whole island and passes through Venetian villages, wetlands, such ...

  • Corfu - Αctivities

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