Last updated on May 13th, 2022 at 12:02 pm
Corfu has daily ferry connections to Igoumenitsa every 2 hours, regular routes to Italy, and daily routes to Paxos island and Albania.
Seaplanes that fly to Patras, Ioannina, and the rest of the Ionian isles.
Daily bus services to Athens and Thessaloniki.
And of course, dense air traffic to Athens and Thessaloniki with the routes of both the Olympic and Aegean airlines, also direct flights to major European cities through the international airport Ioannis Kapodistrias.
Emergency phone numbers on the island and the town of Corfu.
Addresses, telephone numbers, and information about government services, police, fire department, airline operators and ferry tickets operators, phones of most banks, information on the services of the Ionian University, phone numbers of all the museums, and all foreign embassies or consulates in Corfu.
More info for travelers to Corfu
Most people seem to think that all the visitors to Corfu arrive on charter flights to the island.
And certainly, these do come from all over Europe nowadays- looking at the arrivals board there are flights from Hungary, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, and others in addition to those traditionally associated with Corfu such as Gatwick and Manchester… Read More
In the 1970s when Corfu first became widely visited by tourists the season stretched from the end of March until early November.
Of course, the island was not full for all those months, but from May15th-September 15th it was difficult to find empty rooms in the hotels… Read More
During the British Protectorate (1815-1864) there were a number of notable residents on Corfu, not least the future prime minister William Gladstone, and the landscape artist and humorist Edward Lear, who has produced wonderful watercolors of Corfu in those days… Read More
The resorts of Benitses and Agios Gordios are located opposite each other, where the island is only about 6 kms wide, but even on the main roads, the drive between them takes about half an hour going up and downhill.
For the adventurous though there is an alternative… Read More
A stroll through the old part of town in the evening once the visitors have departed reveals a completely different place to the thriving metropolis seen on a summer’s morning. Leave the Esplanade and walk along St Spyridon’s street… Read More