Corfu Attractions

Corfu Attractions

The front side of the exterior and the main entrance of the St. Spyridon Church in the old town of Corfu.
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Saint Spyridon Cathedral

The most known church of the island hosts the relics of Saint Spyridon, and, being located in the old town, it attracts many visitors and worshippers.


Byzantine Church of Sts. Jason & Sosipatros

The oldest Greek Orthodox church on the island, the Church of Sts. Jason and Sosipatros dates from the 11th century.


Pontikonisi Islet


This natural islet got its name from its mouse-like shape - "pontiki" in Greek - and is now one of Corfu's top trademarks.

An overview of the Vlacherna Monastery and the narrow pedestrian bridge in Corfu island.
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Panagia Vlacherna Monastery

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

Angelokastro is a small castle on top of a rocky bulge on top of a hill.
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Angelokastro Castle

A golden-light sunset at an Angel's Castle? It's on top of a hill, and the view will blow your mind. Low fee, nice café-resto with a fantastic sea view.


Panagia Kassopitra Church

You will undoubtedly come across the beautiful Cassopetra church if you wander around. Enter, light a candle, and get some quiet time.


Corfu Old Venetian Fortress

This robust fortification on two hills has successfully repulsed numerous sieges throughout centuries. Locally referred as "Fortezza".

Achilleion, a neoclassical palace colored in olive green and beige.
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A villa frequented by 19th-century royals, Achilles' Mansion has lovely interior decoration, artwork, and gardens. Somehow however, it's overrated.


Corfu New Venetian Fortress

To built this massive fortress, the Venetians had to demolish more than 2.000 buildings. Today it hosts concerts and art exhibitions.

Kassiopi's grey-stone castle with weeds growing on its cracked walls.
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Kassiopi Castle

Partly restored, Cassiope's Castle overlooks the four bays around the hill. Nothing too special as a castle but nice for a walk with views.


Mon Repos Villa

The home of Empress of Austria and birthplace of Prince Philip (Queen Elizabeth's husband), this palace is used as an archaeological museum.


Byzantine Fortress of Gardiki

Great place for hiking with trails of a few kilometres long around a Byzantine Castle. that lays in ruins. Spend here 20 minutes if it's on your way.