Welcome to Corfu
Corfu is one of the most famous islands in the Eptanisa complex as well as the most northerly in the Ionian Sea. The capital is Corfu Town which amasses the greatest tourist interest. When you visit the island you will discover its beauties and understand why it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece.
It is no coincidence that the Old Town, a real jewel, has been declared a special monument by UNESCO and included in the list of Natural Monuments and Cultural Heritage. The two imposing fortresses (the Old and the New) impress visitors. A stroll through the quaint, cobbled back streets, the beautiful Town Hall Square and the sublime Kambielo is certain to remind you of somewhere in Italy and arouse your romantic side. Liston, the church of Agios Spyridonas, the Palace of Archangel Michael and St. George as well as many other worthwhile monuments are among the highlights.
Other famous attractions on the island, outside the town, include the highly praised Pontikonisi with its highly photographed Vlahernon Monastery, the Palace of Princess Sissy (Mon Repos), Gouvia Marina and Korission lake.
Corfu allows you the opportunity to have exciting experiences as it has numerous beaches -Glyfada, Benitses, Palaiokastritsa etc- as well as other explore villages -Palia Perithia, Kassiopi, Lefkimmi, Pelekas etc.
During your stay on the island you should try the traditional local cuisine at taverns and restaurants. With regard to nightlife, Corfu has it all. One thing is for sure. You will leave here satiated with beautiful picture postcard images.
You can reach Corfu by ferry boat from Igoumenitsa and by air from Athens, Thessaloniki and abroad. Below you will find useful information regarding your trip to the island (and Greece in general), such as currency, weather, useful phone numbers etc.