The Best Things To Do in Corfu

Corfu abounds in natural attractions that range from hills to beaches. This beautiful town overlooks the turquoise-blue Ionian Sea and looks ravishing with its pristine beauty set against the backdrop of a quaint town. The town is populated with lovely pedestrians and elegant Italianate architecture that can be credited to its history spent under Venetian-rule (1401 to 1797). The pivotal attractions of Corfu are its fortresses (Old and New) that dominate its city scape. Then, there is the famous Esplanade area that falls between old town and the Old Fortress and is also the second largest square in Europe. It is overlooked by Liston, a square with terraces built by the French in the 19th-century, today home to trendy cafes.

The town also boasts of magnificent churches such as Church of St. Spyridon (Áyios Spyrídon) and The Church of Saints Jason and Sosipater that add to the spiritual attraction. There are neo-classical and bygone era buildings that add an element of elegance and poise to the town such as Mon Repos and The Achilleion. With such array of things to do in Corfu, it is certainly one of the towns in Greece that you can't afford to miss.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Corfu, Greece

Must see places in Corfu ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Corfu and point of interests to visit.

  1. Achilleion

    #1 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Achilleion

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Achillion, Achilleio, Corfu, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in the 19th century by the Empress of Austria (lovingly known as Sissy), the Palace was the result of the Empress’s love of Greek Mythology and hence the palace followed the theme of Achil...Read more

  2. Sidari Beach

    #2 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Sidari Beach

    Tags: Beach, Leisure, Nature

    Address: Corfu - AgiosIoanniskarsades, Corfu 49071, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the most popular beaches in Corfu, the Sidari beach offers the best of the Corfu experience with its crystal blue waters, warm weather (almost all year round) and a flood of restaurants which l...Read more

  3. Old Fortress Corfu

    #3 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Old Fortress Corfu

    Tags: Light House, View Point, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town, Greece‬

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    A venetian fort built in the 15th century, the Old fortress is as much a modern part of Corfu as it is historical. The old structure was built to protect the island from Ottoman intruders when the Ven...Read more

  4. Aqualand Corfu Resort

    #4 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Aqualand Corfu Resort

    Tags: Amusement Park, Entertainment, Adventure, Water Sport

    Address: Aqualand Village, AgiosIoannis Parelion 49100, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    With the weather being pretty warm for most of the year, Aqualand provides oasis to cool off with their thrilling water rides. The resort also has light activities like wave pool, kayaking, rafting an...Read more

  5. Mount Pantokrator

    #5 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Mount Pantokrator

    Tags: Religious Site, Mountain, View Point

    Address: Thinali 49083, Corfu, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The highest peek in Corfu, Mont Pantokrator is a popular pilgrim spot for the Transfiguration of Christ Church built in the 17th century. The Mount is located 30 kilometers to the North-East of Corfu ...Read more

  6. The Liston

    #6 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    The Liston

    Tags: Cafe, Restaurant, Square, Architecture

    Address: Corfu Town, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the most popular squares in Corfu, Liston is the heart of the weekend hustle-bustle. The square has it all- from small cafes, restaurants, old buildings and a nearby garden to offer the essence...Read more

  7. New Fortress

    #7 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    New Fortress

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Architecture , Fort

    Address: Paleo Enetiko Frourio, Corfu 49100, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The New fortress was built by Venetians to include the area left out of the old Fortress and to buckle-up Corfu’s defense. Even though initiated by the Venetians, the fortress was completed unde...Read more

  8. St. Spyridon Church

    #8 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    St. Spyridon Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Agiou Spyridon, Corfu Town, Corfu, 49100, Greece

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Built in 1590, the church is one of the highlights in Corfu as it is the church of the town’s Patron- St. Spyridon. Even though the patron never stayed in Corfu, his remains are kept at this chu...Read more

  9. Mon Repos Palace

    #9 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Mon Repos Palace

    Tags: Museum, Palace, Heritage Building

    Address: Analipsis Hill, Corfu 49100, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Mon Repos Palace was built in the early 19th century as a gift from the British Lord High Commissioner of Ionian Island – Frederick Dam for his second wife Diamantina Palatino. However, the ...Read more

  10. British Cemetery

    #10 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    British Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: 20, Kolokotroni 8, Kerkira, Corfu 491 00, Greece

    The British Cemetery is visited by locals and tourists to pay respect to the World War heroes who laid their lives for Corfu. There are in all 29 burials - 13 World War I soldiers who died during the ...Read more

  11. Halikounas Beach

    #11 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Halikounas Beach

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Picnic Spot

    Address: near Halikounas Agios Mathaios Korission, Corfu Town 49084, Greece‬

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located close to the Corfu town, the Halikounas Beach is perfect if you love the sea, sand and everything that comes with it. Known for its relaxing ambience and beautiful view of the sea, the beach i...Read more

  12. Angelokastro Castle

    #12 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Angelokastro Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Ionian Islands, Corfu Greece

    Timings: 08:30 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Located almost 30 kilometers to the west of Corfu town, the Angelokastro or the Castle of Angels is a Byzantine Castle located at a height of about 1000 feet above sea level. The place known for its a...Read more

  13. Casa Parlante Museum

    #13 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Casa Parlante Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: 16, Nikiforou Theotoki Street, Corfu Town 16, 49100 Corfu, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Take a walk in a 19th century Noble house and see how families in Corfu lived during the 1800’s. The whole place comes to life with detailed furniture, traditional layout and design of the house...Read more

  14. Palaiokastritsa

    #14 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Palaiokastritsa

    Tags: Church, Beach, Village

    Address: Palaiokastritsa, Corfu Island, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located 25 kilometers from Corfu Town, Palaiokastritsa offers many activities for tourists and locals. The village is perfect if you want to explore the west coast of Corfu Island and has many attract...Read more

  15. Issos Beach

    #15 of 45 Things To Do in Corfu
    Issos Beach

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach

    Address: 35 km south of Corfu Town, Corfu Town, Greece‬

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located away from the hustle-bustle of the town, Issos Beach remains one of the most beautiful beaches on the Island. The beach is one of the few with sand dunes and even though a good place to relax,...Read more

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