Old Town Corfu: The Old Town of Corfu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-visit destination. Wander through the narrow streets and alleyways to explore the pastel-colored buildings, historic churches, and charming squares. The architecture reflects the island’s Venetian, British, and French influences.
Achilleion Palace: This 19th-century palace was built for Empress Elizabeth of Austria, who was enamored with the island of Corfu. The palace is surrounded by beautiful gardens and offers stunning views of the sea.
Canal d’Amour: Located in the northwest of the island, the Canal d’Amour is a natural rock formation that has been shaped by the sea into a series of coves and channels. It’s a popular spot for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing.
Paleokastritsa Beach: Paleokastritsa is a scenic coastal village that’s known for its beautiful beaches and clear turquoise waters. The main beach is lined with tavernas and bars, while the smaller coves offer more secluded spots for swimming and sunbathing.
Mount Pantokrator: At 906 meters, Mount Pantokrator is the highest peak on Corfu. You can drive or hike to the summit for breathtaking views of the island and the surrounding sea.
Mon Repos Palace: Built in the early 19th century, this neoclassical palace was once the summer residence of the British High Commissioner. Today, it’s open to the public as a museum and surrounded by a beautiful park.
Kassiopi Castle: Located in the village of Kassiopi on the northeast coast of the island, this castle dates back to the 14th century and offers stunning views of the Ionian Sea.
Glyfada Beach: This long, sandy beach is one of the most popular on the island. It’s surrounded by rugged cliffs and lush greenery, and there are plenty of water sports and beach bars to enjoy.
Sidari Beach: Sidari is a bustling resort town in the north of the island, known for its lively atmosphere and beautiful beaches. The main beach is a long stretch of golden sand, while nearby coves offer more secluded spots for swimming and sunbathing.
Corfu Museum of Asian Art: This unique museum showcases a collection of Asian art from China, Japan, and India, as well as Islamic art from Persia and Turkey. The museum is housed in a beautiful neoclassical building in the heart of Corfu Town.