Prefecture of Kerkyra (Corfu) Things to Do

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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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Prefecture of Kerkyra (Corfu) Things to Do

  • Town Hall, Corfu

    Near the Esplanade (Spianada Square) in Evgeniou Voulgareos street, stands the most elegant of the Venetians buildings. This building, which today is the Town Hall, was first built between 1663 and 1691 as a club for the officers of the Venetian fleet and was used as a meeting place ('Loggia') for members of the aristocracy. It is built in...

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  • Enjoying Greek Flora

    Corfu as a typical Greek island has not only plenty of olive trees but amazing flora. The vegetation, shrubs,flowers and trees are in abundance particularly in spring when we were there so make sure you stop and enjoy them too aside from the other sceneries like the beaches, old buildings and landscape as a whole.They are truly amazing and help...

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  • Shopping is A Breeze Here!

    I find Greeks very friendly and the shopkeepers are very helpful too! It is also a plus that prices here are so reasonable, I can even say very cheap!Fridge magnets which we collect are normally from one Euro, compared to Dubrovnik where the cheapest is 4 Euros! I also got some jewelry- silver with typical Greek designs.Even food is cheap here. We...

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  • Lower Plaza (Kato Plateia)

    This place has plenty of attractions around it! They include various green spaces, seasonal flowers, a Romani-influenced rotunda, and a rather gorgeous music pavilion, where regularly performances by the town's Philharmonic Orchestra (Philharmoniki) are staged - well worth looking out for.Since it was very hot that day, we had our much needed...

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  • Corfu Old Town

    This place is filled with amazing shops, I was hooked!The Old Town area of Corfu Town is particularly enchanting and contains a number of appealing historical attractions, which often offer a distinctive Venetian flair.I especially like the fact that much of the Old Town is made up of a maze-like array of cobblestone alleyways and these winding...

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  • Moni Theotoku Museum

    This museum is part of the monastery and is open to the public. There are lots of artefacts dating several centuries as the monastery building here today was actually built during the 18th century and contains a detailed picture showing the Last Judgement. Outside, the walls of the Moni Theotokou are whitewashed and beautifully draped in...

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  • Paleokastristsa Resort

    This resort was established as far back as the 13th century as told by our tour guide and it also contains the Moni Theotokou Monastery plus heaps of beaches, mostly secluded. The place is a sight to behold as you see panoramic views of the ocean and the surrrounding greenery! Other attractions in Paleokastritsa include both the Corkyra Dive Club...

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  • Lovely Ancient Monastery

    The Monastery at Mouse Island is a popular sight most tourists visit as part of escorted tours. We joined one as organised by our Costa Victoria crew ship. It is just divine- small but terrible indeed! Gardens are small yet maintained well and the foothpaths and floorings are made of slippery marble so be careful especially negotitating steps!

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  • Who is who in Corfu

    There are a lot of activities during your stay in Corfu. Diversity of offers is amazing. One of the activities is to look around nice old stone houses in the city. Because of his beauty, Corfu is the magnet for the people from all around the world, as well as a lot of celebrities from the time. Among others, I make a picture of the house where...

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  • Island Vido

    This is place where deceased Serbian soldiers found eternal peace. This tips is the most meaning for tourist from Serbia. On this beautiful island is located “Blue Tomb- Plava Grobnica”. Serbian army in the first world war through cold Montenegro and Albania was forced to withdraw from Austro-Hungarian, Bulgarian and German troop. In their way in...

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  • Boat trip to Paxos

    You should take a boattrip to Paxos and Antipaxos. It's a full day of sun, wind, beach, relaxing. You can swim in the sea, have a drink in a town, have a relaxing time on the boat.

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  • Kayak Safari for Backpackers

    Kayak Safari at the Pink Palace- first a 10 minute introduction to Kayaking, they mix you into teams of 2 so it is easier to Kayak or you can have your own boat. Then 10 minute of mythology and how Aphrodite, Zeus, Poseidon are related to the island. Another 3 hours out at sea, with Wine Tasting on Artemis Beach, Visit to 6000 year old sacred site...

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  • Bella Vista Paleokastritsa

    Lawrence Durell described this place as the most beautiful vieuw of the whole Mediterranean.Am not really sure of that, but it is beautiful.

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  • Corfu Town

    From Kanoni you can enjoy the famous and panoramic vieuw over the Mouse Island And the Vlachenna Convent.

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  • SIDARI BEACH

    A great plus point for the resort of Sidari is its long , sandy beach. Our appartment block backed right onto it so although we had no pool , we had the sea on our doorstep !

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  • purrffect

    Corfu- Well this is a place i would recomend anybody to go its beautiful, even if you go just for the weather you will have a brilliant time. Ok this is the place for families and yes it can be touristy, but aside from that the people and the food are out of this world. You can get of the beaten track vey easily the best way is to rent a car and go...

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  • Cofu town , Harbour

    We spent a few days shopping and visting places in corfu town, they where alot of big and small boats here, we got to the top of an old milatry building to get some pics, the planes just fly right above this point. Whilst in Corfu town we saw lots of stray dogs a bit upsetting at first but this seems to be away of life for them.

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  • Corfu Town

    Corfu Town is mad , cars and bikes all over the place, lots of shops, and bars, and we found Mac Donalds. You can but just about anything, lots of spices and terracota. Desiner bags for the girls, Burberry, Louis Vuitton etc. but dont forget to shop about for a good price and haggle.

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  • Barbati Beach

    Its a pebble beach. At first I was annoyed, but I liked it, because it massaged my feet (even though I took my flipflops right to the waters edge, which means I walked for about 10 seconds on the pebbles!!) and I didn't go home with sand in my suit case!! Great!!The beach is big but secluded! Its absolutely beautiful and standing in the water and...

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  • Visit the Corfu Town for Fun and...

    The town is wonderful indeed. Set on the shore, surrounding the port and overlooked by two forts (an old Venetian one and a new one). The streets are narrow (like in Italy), the houses are old and very nice.There are fancy shops and boutiques everywhere, selling all kinds of stuff for affordable prices (you can always negociate).Don't miss the...

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  • Around the island...(7)

    AGHIOS GORDIS=Ipressive bay with nice sandy beach and a divng center;KORISSION LAKE/LAGOON= Wonderful landscape with a mix of water and sandy dunes.It's the best palce for a moltitude of birds (126 different types);VITALADES: Deserted and large beach with sand and dunes. There are some good tavernas by the beach.KAVOS= avoid this place if you hate...

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  • Around the island...(6)

    PELEKAS= It's a nice and typical village on the hill over Glyfada. It was famous in the '60/'70 for the hippies (flowers children) that took Pelekas as their cove in the island. Still nowadays a reminiscence of those year is in the air thank to some of "alternative" shops and to some eclectic pubs like Zanzibar. Pelekas is far from tourisitc road...

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  • Around the island...(5)

    MYRTIOTISSA= according to me it's the most beautiful beach of the island. it's reachable on foot through a footstep, it's divided in two parts by a big rock, one of this is dedicated to nudist people and it was my favourite part beacuse less crowded than the other.It has reddish sand with some rocks scattered in all the beach. The seawater is light...

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  • Around the island...(4)

    AGHIOS GEORGIOS PAGOS= beautiful bay with sandy beach, but the seawater is dirty.However you can practise some water sports;PALEOKASTRITSA= the pearl of the island. It's composed by two peninsulas and 6 bays with cold but crystal clear seawater. You can practise snorkeling or scuba diving or if you want to relax you can take a taxy boat from...

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  • Around the island...(3)

    MONI PANTOKRATOR= The highest peak of Kerkyra Island, often is surrounded by clouds but it's a good thing as it take the cloudes far from the coast.AGHIOS SPYRIDON= by this village you can visit Antiniotissa lagoon; RODA & ACHARAVI: touristic and ugly resort;SIDARI= Famous touristic location, very crowded in August, but interesting for its strange...

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  • Around the island...(2)

    BARBATI: beach with white pebbles and olive trees around it, crystal clear seawater;KALAMI & KOULOURA: beautiful beaches with white pebbles and crystal clear seawater;KASSIOPI: Village with beautiful bays around, a nice little harbour and a quite lively nightlife. Northerly you will find a wonderful beach with white,little pebbles and particular...

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  • Around the island...

    Kerkyra Island is quite large and long and if you want to discover the most beautiful villages, its generous nature and all its nice beaches you will need almost one week, better if you have 2 weeks...I will take you in an imaginary tour of the island starting from Kerkyra town going northeasterly and then northwesterly and ending with the...

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  • Visit Kerkyra town...3

    The town is "protected" from the old and new fortress, called respectively Palaio Frourio and Neo Frourio...

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  • Visit Kerkyra town...2

    The Liston is a reminiscence of Venetian domination. It's a gallery with elegant shops and cafès with view on the two fortresses and on the Spianada (a cricket field built by British).

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  • Visit Kerkyra town

    Kerkyra town deserve almost one day visit. It's a beautiful town but doesn't look liek the typical Greek villages with white and blue houses and little churches...it looks like Naples or Procida...It has coloured buildings and it's a mix of French, British and Venetian architechture even if in the narrow street you can find typical tavernas that...

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  • Renting a boat

    Rent a boat, bring onboard some 'drinks', throw them off the bow and dive in after them. YOu can find many caves/etc to swim into and have some fun. Just be careful.Will post more info on this when i get it.

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  • Inland

    Corfu is not only sun and beaches, the island is rather big and has some small mountains. All those little towns in the north part of the island are worth a visit and are rather different from those in the coast.

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  • The Spianada

    Once part of the local Fortress, this big grass extension is a local meeting point, a place to see and be seen, mostly in the evenings, and has a nice arcade with terraces where you can have a coffee and watch people go by.Some days there are local cricket matches at the green.

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  • Corfu City, the capital

    The capital town is undoubtly one of the main highlights in the island. It will probably be the place you arrive to and is a good basecamp to visit all the island, due to its good bus connections.But is also one of the more charming places in the island and deserves 2 or 3 days to wander around its narrow old srteets, visit its many churches and...

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  • MUSEUM OF ORIENTAL ART

    The museum in the old government building in Corfu town has a wonderful collection of oriental artefacts, which are very nicely displayed, the museum is also air conditioned, making it a comfortable place to visit on a hot day

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  • PELIOKASTRITSAS

    Visit the lovely monastary here, but please remember to dress modestly. You will be able to wander around and see the beautiful little chapel. The monastary is built on the top of a cliff and the views are amazing.The monastary closes for two hours at 1pm

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  • THE OLD FORT

    Visit the old fort in Corfu town, there are some interesting displays and the fort buildings themselves are lovely, on very hot days call into the shop, it has air conditioning.If you climb to the highest part of the fort you are rewarded with panoramic views of Corfu town, but there is little or no shade so take care when the sun is high

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  • Corfu and museums.

    Corfu doesn't offer only fun and beatiful beaches.If u go to Corfu don't forget to visit some of the museums.So here is a list with some of them:NAME ADDRESS CONTACT Archaeological Museum of Corfu , Vraila 5491 00 Corfu Town (+30) 26610-30680 Byzantine Museum of Corfu , Arseniou491 00 Corfu Town (+30) 26610-38313 Capodistria Museum ,...

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  • The Liston - Corfu Town

    The Liston is an impressive arcade in Corfu Town, apparently designed by a Parisian.The arcade contains a number of shops and cafes, and would seem to be the main meeting point for locals and tourists alike.It is the perfect place to sit with a drink and a newspaper, soaking up the sun (or shading from it!)

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  • Nice small Greek villages

    We were walking up to the one hill and ended up to small village with beautiful view. It is recommended that going around by scooter or car you'll see more. If you like to walk, that is a good way too. Although you may not see the whole island, but still with good condition it is possible to get good experiences.For a long walks July-August is not...

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  • Ìðåíßôóåò - Benitses

    There are an archaeological site from the Roman period and the sea museum with a lot of shells and other sea animals.

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