Corfu Town

  • Kerkyra EL
  • Korfu DE
  • Corfou FR
  • Corfù IT
  • Korfuzi SQ

City in Ionian Islands

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in Corfu Town

Port of Corfu

Central island port with routes to Albania & Italy (summer) as well as Diapontia islands, Igoumenitsa & Paxos together with summer day-trips.

An image showing the walls of the New Venetian Fortress in the old town of Corfu.
↘ SE   ≈ 2.1km

New Venetian Fortress, Corfu Town

Later fortification that was reinforcing the city defensively, standing on the west part it used to have connecting walls with the Old Fortress.

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The front side of the exterior and the main entrance of the St. Spyridon Church in the old town of Corfu.
→ E   ≈ 2.7km

St. Spyridon Church, Corfu Town

The most well-known church of the island that hosts the relics of Saint Spyridon, and being located in the old town attracts many faithful.

A huge crowd in front of the high buildings of the Spianada Square in Corfu wait to observe the custom of Botides.
photo: Manu / CC BY 2.0
↘ SE   ≈ 2.8km

Corfu Easter (Rituals & Customs)

Unique Easter festivity where the Orthodox and the Catholic communities celebrate harmoniously accompanied by the numerous island bands.

A picture of the Liston pedestrian street in Corfu with people enjoying their coffee at the local cafeterias.
→ E   ≈ 2.9km

The Liston, Corfu Town

Central pedestrian street western of Spianada Square famous for the mansions with the large arches, the restaurants, and the cafeterias.

A part of the square of Spianada and a part of the cricket court existing in the area.
↘ SE   ≈ 3km

Spianáda Square, Corfu Town

Officially the largest in size square in Greece gets its name from a Venetian word that is used to describe open flat area.

The exterior of the Archaeological Museum of Corfu including the yard and the main entrance.
photo: Dr.K. / CC BY-SA 3.0
↘ SE   ≈ 3.1km

Archaeological Museum of Corfu

Worth-visiting museum that covers a broad historical period including the prehistoric past of the island and evolving until the Roman era.

An overview of the peninsula that hosts the Old Venetian Fortress in the old town of Corfu.
→ E   ≈ 3.5km

Old Venetian Fortress, Corfu Town

« Fortezza »

The robust old fortification that successfully repulsed numerous sieges.

The main entrance at the Corfu International Airport.
↘ SE   ≈ 3.9km

Corfu International Airport

« Ioannis Kapodistrias »

Named after the first governor of Greece, it has domestic flights during the winter & numerous international & charter seasonal flights.

The front side and the main entrance of the Byzantine Church of Saints Jason & Sosipatros in Corfu.
↘ SE   ≈ 4.3km

Byzantine Church of Sts. Jason & Sosipatros

The oldest church of the island and a worth-visiting Byzantine monument dating from the 11th century.

The exterior of the royal villa of Mon Repos in Corfu.
↘ SE   ≈ 4.9km

Mon Repos (Paleopolis Archaeological Museum)

A real palace with long history transformed to the Archaeological Museum of Paleopolis.

An overview of the Vlacherna Monastery and the narrow pedestrian bridge in Corfu island.
photo: Public Domain
↓ S   ≈ 6.6km

Vlacherna Monastery, Corfu

Picturesque and most-photographed white temple located on a small islet that can be reached by a 300 meters long bridge from the coast.

An overview showing the Pontikonisi Islet and its dense vegetation.
↓ S   ≈ 7.2km

Pontikonisi Islet, Corfu

A green preserved islet that serves as a trademark of the island and gets its name that is related to "mouse" from its shape and size.

Questions & Answers about Corfu Town

Why Visit Corfu Town?
  • Being under Venetian rule for 400 years, it embodies a multi-aspect Italian charm.
  • The first modern Greek theater (San Giacomo) inaugurated here in 1733.
  • Spianada Square in the old city is the largest square in the Balkan region.