Last updated on June 21st, 2020 at 09:10 am
The best and famous tourist resorts of Central Corfu are here in these guides.
Central Corfu is the geographical center of the island.
It is the area with the most population, about 40,000 permanent residents live here. It includes the city of Corfu and the municipal district of Achilleion which after the city is the most populous.
It has several small and big traditional villages and many tourist seaside resorts and beaches. Both on the East and on the West coast of the island.
Here and in the Eastside, there are destinations such as Benitses, Perama, Kanoni south of the city, and the capital city of the island itself.
Also in this area is the Achilleion palace, but also the most important monuments of the island in and around Corfu Town.
While on the west coast we find unique beaches such as the nudist beach of Myrtiotissa, and the famous Pelekas with its beach of Kontogyalos. The long sandy beach of Aghios Gordios, the beach of Ermones, and Glyfada, island’s most cosmopolitan beach.
The village can be seen from far away as it is situated on a hill overlooking all central Corfu. At the top of the hill is a viewpoint, said to have been a favorite spot of Kaiser Wilhelm 2nd who used to walk across from his palace in Gastouri.… Read More
Is the summer resort of the beautiful village on the hill- Sinarades. It used to be where the villagers grew their crops, but now it is a bustling resort with a good choice of hotels, villas, and apartments. Souvenir shops are found in the single street which leads to the beach.… Read More
Glyfada is one of Corfu’s most beautiful beaches- a long sandy stretch at the bottom of an olive and cypress covered hill- looking out across the sea to Italy. There is one large hotel on the beach, and many villas and apartments on the slopes of the hill. It is definitely a place for beach lovers, as there is no village as such, although you can walk to Pelekas and Vatos.… Read More
This dramatic cove on the west coast of Corfu is one of the places claiming to be the place where Odysseus landed and found the lovely Princess Nausicaa and her ladies washing their clothes.
If he arrived now he would find a wide choice of places to stay- all of the high quality. The large hotel on the cliff top has been joined by several boutique establishments, set in attractive grounds and spread across the bay.… Read More
Myrtiotissa is located between the villages of Pelekas and Vatos, just next to cosmopolitan Glyfada beach on the western coast of the island, it looks isolated and safe place, one of the reasons that since the decade of the 60s it became the only beach in the island of Corfu where nudism was officially tolerated.… Read More
The cosmopolitan Kanoni is one of the most famous Corfu sights, covers the entire peninsula south of Corfu Town, in antiquity there was the ancient city of Corfu founded in the 8th century BC by Dorians who came from Korinth, (a Greek town near Athens), with the ancient temple of Artemis, the monuments and the citadel at the present location of Analipsis.… Read More