Corfu, Greece

Corfu, Greece

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Where to stay around Corfu?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,577 holiday lettings near Corfu. From 820 villas to 420 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Corfu for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Corfu?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Corfu. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Paxos: 275 holiday homes
  • Corfu: 1,037 holiday homes
  • Ionian Islands: 4,454 holiday homes
  • Kassiopi: 725 holiday homes
  • Agios Stefanos: 715 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Corfu! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Corfu?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Corfu with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Paxos: 275 holiday lettings
  • Corfu: 1,037 holiday lettings
  • Kassiopi: 725 holiday lettings
  • Agios Stefanos: 715 holiday lettings
  • Parga: 82 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Corfu?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Corfu. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sidari Beach: 1,201 holiday rentals
  • Old Fortress: 1,448 holiday rentals
  • Paleokastritsa Beach: 1,383 holiday rentals
  • Agios Gordios Beach: 1,503 holiday rentals
  • Barbati Beach: 1,405 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Corfu listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore Corfu on your next holiday or weekend getaway.

Explore the island of Corfu. Located on the Ionian side of the Greek mainland, Corfu is an island with over 100,000 permanent residents. 32,000 of these inhabitants reside in the capital city of Corfu (also called Corfu). This island is one of the most popular places for tourism worldwide, and one can see why. Visit the many museums Corfu has to offer, and take in the rich classical music culture of the island.

Start planning your trip today, and be sure to book a apartments in Corfu with HomeAway. HomeAway offers a variety of packages and properties and will be able to meet your needs, big or small, with a variety of Corfu villas to choose from. Romantic and single-family accommodation in Corfu are certainly available. For larger groups, multi-family villas in Corfu are available both on the beachfront and in the city. These properties are meant for larger crowds, and are available with lots of different amenities.

Things to do

Achilleion:

The statue of Achilleion was erected by Empress Elisabeth of Bavaria. The statue shows the half-man-half-god Achilles in an injured state. Within art historical circles, the statue is generally regarded as a reminder of the number of times this particular Greek island has changed hands.

Banknote Museum:

The Banknote Museum exhibits a collection of Greek currency from the 1820s to the present day, all in all around 2,000 pieces. It includes such monumental moments as Greece's shift to the Euro in 2002. The museum was founded in 1981 by Ionian Bank, which later merged with Alpha Bank. The collection is the most complete of its kind.

Music on Corfu:

Take in the variety of musical and theatrical opportunities on offer! The Philharmonic Society and the Mantzaros are both high-quality bands on the island of Corfu. Each band is comprised of two full-strength ensembles. The bands can be found playing not only in a concert setting, but also at various events year-round.

Music Museum of the Philharmonic Society of Corfu:

The Music Museum of the Philharmonic Society of Corfu was only recently opened, in 2010. The museum provides a brief history of the Philharmonic Society, and also honours Nikolaos Halikiopoulos Mantzaros, the society's first artistic director and composer of the Greek National Anthem.

Serbian Museum of Corfu:

The Serbian Museum of Corfu houses exhibits about the First World War's Serbian soldiers and their tragic end. Serbian soldiers fled to Corfu following the collapse of the Serbian front. The exhibit includes photographs, weapons, and uniforms from this time. This unique and very specialized museum is not to be missed.

Cape Fonias:

Explore Cape Fonias, at the far north end of Corfu. This beach is surrounded by dramatic cliffs on all sides, and boasts a view of the Aegean Sea. Due to occasional unstable weather conditions, it is best to travel to Cape Fonias by car.

Weather in Corfu

Greece's climate is Mediterranean in nature, and provides ideal holiday weather year-round. Temperatures in summer reach the mid-30s and 10-15°C in December, making for ideally hot summer days and an extremely mild winter. The heat is not humid, but rather a dry heat. Plan for plenty of sunshine in the summer and rainy weather in the winter.

Travel to Corfu

Travelling to Corfu is simple and straightforward. Fly into Corfu Airport (CFU). Alternatively, you can fly into Athens (ATH)and drive to the Ferry Harbor at Igoumenitsa. Both car-carrying ferries and catamarans run throughout the islands on either side of mainland Greece. These tickets are best booked on the day of travel, rather than ahead of time.


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Attractions in and around Corfu

Looking for places to see while you're in Corfu? Local attractions include Aqualand. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Ancient Roman Baths, Ali Pasha Castle and Butrint. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Pelekas Beach and Glyfada Beach or experience the natural beauty of Mouse Island and Corfu Public Garden.

Fun activities in the city include Port of Corfu and Lefkimmi Port. Also while in town, you can visit Myrtiotissa Beach, Agios Gordios Beach or Ermones Beach.