Corfu Island

About Corfu Town


The city of Corfu has a strong Venetian element, as well as many English and French influences. It is a cosmopolitan city exuding a sense of nobility, with its main attractions being the grand Spianiada square, the largest square in the Balkans, the Old and the New Fortress, the City Hall (Nobile Teatro di San Giacomo di Corfù), the Kanoni, the Mon Repos, as well as the Museums of Byzantine and post-Byzantine History.

Angela Beach Hotel | Roda Corfu Hotel

Corfu Old Town

Corfu Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a captivating labyrinth of narrow, winding streets and Venetian architecture that transports you to a bygone era. The charming blend of old-world charm and vibrant modern life creates an enchanting atmosphere that’s truly unique. The Old Town is a living museum, where you can explore historic sites like the Old Fortress, a Venetian masterpiece that offers panoramic views of the town and the sea. Its counterpart, the New Fortress, stands as a testament to Corfu’s rich history and the strategic importance of the island. These fortresses provide a glimpse into the island’s past, offering an unforgettable journey through time.


There are fascinating sites to visit outside the city. The area’s attractions include the Achilleion, palace of Empress of Austria, Elisabeth of Bavaria (Sisi), with the world-famous “Dying Achilles” sculpture and other magnificent works of art, such as paintings and wall paintings.

The Pelekas area is known for its stunning sunset views, while Palaiokastritsa is the site of the Byzantine castle Angelokastro.

Angela Beach Hotel | Roda Corfu Hotel
Angela Beach Hotel | Roda Corfu Hotel

Beaches & Villages

Visit wonderful beaches with fine golden sand, such as Ai-Gordis, Glyfada, Lake Korission, Agios Georgios Pagon, Marathias, Gardenos, Kassiopi, Sidari, Roda, Acharavi, Almiros, Dasia and Palaiokastritsa.

Corfu also offers lovely mainland villages amid luscious surroundings, such as Sinarades, Agios Mattheos, Varipatades, Korakiana, Giannades, Karousades, Episkepsi, Chlomos, Spartilas and Lefkimmi.