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.


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.

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.