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A Travel Guide to Corfu with All Information

Learn everything about Corfu island before even getting there

Corfu Travel Guide offers unlimited information and details for your visit to Corfu and your Vacation in Greece in a blog with all information and details for the tourist infrastructure, accommodation, the best beaches, sights, and attractions, as well as the manners, customs, and cultural events of the island of Corfu that any future visitor needs to know.

This travel guide is written by locals who are experts on the hidden gems of Corfu, their advice can really be very helpful and make your holiday the most enjoyable and unforgettable. Everything that a future visitor needs to know is here.

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Corfu is a destination of beauty

Corfu is a stunning island located in the northwestern corner of Greece in the north Ionian sea known for its rich history and beautiful landscapes. One of the most interesting and beautiful places in the country.

It is the greenest Greek island with lush vegetation, an emerald sea, and long sandy coasts with beaches of the most stunning and crystal-clear water in Europe in a landscape covered in cypress trees, olive groves, and wildflowers.

A Greek island with a long history, notable in Greek culture and tradition for over 3000 years.

Today it is a very popular tourist destination with resorts of unsurpassed beauty, very rich historical and cultural heritage, and beautiful buildings and monuments that do not exist anywhere else in Greece.

Corfu is a must-see destination for travelers of all ages as it is home to a variety of attractions and landmarks of Venetian-style architecture, such as the old Corfu town, Achillion Palace, the majestic fortresses, the vibrant villages, the plethora of holiday resorts, and many more.

The island offers for exploring a traditional medieval town unchanged in time. Countless traditional bustling villages and lively tourist destinations with the best nightlife in Greece.

Meanwhile, Corfu is a beautiful and diverse island with plenty of activities to explore. Visitors can go swimming, sailing, kayaking, fishing, and even horseback riding.

Corfu also offers a variety of festivals and events throughout the year that are great for sightseeing and cultural experiences. Corfu is certainly an ideal holiday destination for anyone looking for outdoor adventures, cultural events, or just some relaxation in paradise! Corfu has something for everyone!

Corfu is a holiday island that suits all tastes and ages, the perfect destination for those looking for a memorable holiday experience – a place where history meets beauty.

Corfu Travel Guide - Corfu old town
Corfu Travel Guide – Corfu old town

The Gates to Corfu

The International airport Ioannis Kapodistrias, three miles from the center of Corfu town along with the Port is the main gate connecting the island with the world.

Also, another gate to the island is the port of Lefkimi in the south connecting the island with ferry routes to mainland Greece and also to the islands of Paxos.

Holidays in Corfu

Corfu Greece Travel guide offers general information for your holidays on our magnificent island, presenting all things that a visitor can do and see in Corfu, such as the Sights and monuments, the sports activities around the island, the most important tourist resorts, and the best beaches, especially those on the west coast of the island.

Corfu today is a very popular holiday destination for couples and older people too with resorts of unsurpassed natural beauty, very rich historical and cultural heritage, and beautiful buildings and monuments that do not exist anywhere else in Greece.

The Corfu nightlife is vibrant and full of activities like bars, clubs, and restaurants offering delicious local cuisine. You can find recipes for the principal dishes of this local cuisine on the page about Corfiot cuisine, and taste the local food by visiting the best restaurants on the island.

There are detailed and accurate weather forecasts for the island and all of Greece for a period of 5 days, on the page about the weather. Large maps for Corfu, maps for the town, old Corfu town, and maps for some busy tourist resorts.

There is a great variety with thousands of photos, new and old, including hundreds of historical old black and white photos from Corfu as well as historic old photos from Greece at the beginning of the 20th century.

History and Culture Guide

Corfu travel guide fills your knowledge with reports and information about the rich Corfiot culture that is waiting for you. Such as info about all cultural events and celebrations and a special page dedicated to the famous celebration of Easter.

There is a complete list of all museums, monuments, and archaeological sites that you can visit and admire.

You will also find reports and information about the rich Corfiot culture, a complete list of all museums, monuments, and archaeological sites, a presentation of cultural events and celebrations, and plenty of information on the Corfu dialect with a list of characteristic Corfiot words.

You will find a large collection with thousands of new Corfu photos.

On top of these, you can enjoy hundreds of historical old black and white pictures from Corfu, as well as historic old photos from Greece since the beginning of the 20th century.

Finally, remember the long turbulent history of the island, as you will discover reading the exciting history of Corfu with details from antiquity to today.

Activities, Things, and Sights to See

The variety of activities in Corfu is endless. From exploring ancient sites, such as the Old Fortress, to relaxing on stunning beaches, such as Rovinia Beach, there’s something for everyone in Corfu.

Those looking for a more immersive Corfu experience should consider visiting Corfu’s many local spots.

For those looking for an adrenaline rush, you can partake in various watersports activities like jet skiing and windsurfing at Paleokastritsa Beach or make the short trip to Aqualand Water Park for some water-based thrills. Corfu Greece is the perfect destination for a fun-filled holiday.

Corfu is home to some of the most stunning beaches in Europe with crystal blue waters and breathtaking views. Take a boat trip along the coast and explore hidden coves, snorkel among rare wildlife or take a leisurely swim at any of Corfu’s secluded beaches. Corfu has something for everyone when it comes to watersports activities.

Don’t miss a day in the old town of Kerkyra to see the historic Esplanade square with charming bars and taverns lining along Liston and get a glimpse of the Venetian character that the old town keeps intact.

Many quaint villages are nearby and covered in the blog, Corfu travel guide will help you uncover almost all of Corfu’s best-kept secrets.

Cultural Attractions

Don’t forget to explore some of the cultural attractions Corfu has to offer!

Use the Corfu travel guide’s instructions to visit historical monuments like the Achilleion Palace, see the exhibits in Corfu’s archaeological museum, or visit the imposing fortresses of the old town of Kerkyra. There are plenty more, and many articles to learn more about this beautiful destination and its history.

So, the Corfu travel guide can provide an in-depth look at the culture of the island, and offer insight into its fascinating heritage.

There are also many interesting events to attend, such as the Corfu Carnival which takes place every year.

With so much to see, there’s no reason not to make the most of your stay in Corfu and gain a deeper appreciation for its culture.

A Step-By-Step Benitses Guide

Benitses by night
Benitses by night

Benitses village, on the East Coast, is located 8 miles south of the airport of Corfu.

It is one of the oldest holiday destinations on the island. Still a very busy and important resort with unsurpassed natural beauty and facilities.

In the Corfu travel guide, there are extensive references to the sights and places worth visiting in Benitses and the surrounding area.

In the Corfu travel guide blog there are posts about the once-existing sea museum, info about the ruins of the Roman villa with remnants of thermal baths, all about the new marina for tourist boats, and the Achilleion Palace in Gastouri. Are all listed so you can plan your stay and not miss anything of interest to you.

Also, keep an eye on information on nightlife and on many renovated hotels, rooms, and apartments.

Benitses Marina
Benitses Marina

Of course all there is to know about the restaurants, cafes, and all sorts of shops in Benitses and the surrounding area is here. And, the marina of yachting boats has its own place in our blog.

A complete cultural guide with the celebrations, events, and festivals of the village is not missing too.

And as always, a great number of photographs, and aerial photos. You shouldn’t miss our unique collection of historical very old black and white photos, showing what the village used to be like, and how our ancestors lived in the past.

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