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Corfu, Greece

Quick Overview

Who is this Trip For?

This beautiful Greek Island has everything you need to enjoy 5-14 Days of Sun & Relaxation, with plenty of action! beautiful Beaches, delicious Food, rich History, and endless Outdoor Action make for a perfect trip for all types of travelers, from Families to Solo backpackers!

Suggested Activities

This town (Kerkyra) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and where you will arrive if you come by Plane or Boat.

Explore the town, with its British and Venetian-style architecture.

Enjoy some local Food, or take a dip in the crystal clear water at the waterfront!

Don’t forget to explore the Fortress!

Spend a few nights in this coastal town in the north of the Island, from where you have multiple awesome adventure opportunities (Sunset beach, Aka Drastis headland…).

You could also make excursions to the many traditional villages to experience the local culture.

Hire some Quad Bikes to make the most of the Area! 

Sunset Beach, or Loggas Beach, is near the town of Sidari.

This is the PERFECT spot to watch the sunset, either from the top of the steep cliff, or from in the water below.

After, head to the Cliffside Bar/Restaurant to enjoy the music and atmosphere!

Google Maps Link (click here).

There are spectacular hiking trails all over the Island, many leading to lesser-known beaches that are perfect for day trips!

One such headland is Aka Drastis, which is stunning (Google Maps Link here).

The water is so BLUE and perfect for snorkeling.

Either book an excursion, for example to the nearby island of Paxos, or just swim yourself, but this is a must-do, SO MANY FISH!

A former summer palace of the Empress of Austria, and now a museum with stunning gardens, this is worth exploring!

Top Tips

The best way to explore the Island’s many Hidden Gems is if you have your own transportation.

Greece is extremely popular with tourists, so going at a time where there are less people means avoiding crowds!

And in fact, many areas in Greece Increase Prices during the main season, so you will also save money on accommodation, restaurants, and activities!

Greek Food is famous world-wide, so make sure to try some in its home country!

The Seafood dishes are particularly special in Corfu.

Make it Unique

If you want an unforgettable experience, book a Sunset Beach Horse Riding tour and see the best sunset of your Life!

This action and adrenaline-packed adventure will be truly memorable!

 

Corfu has multiple festivals during the year, for example the Corfu Carnival in March

Found in the North of the Island, these ruins are very very cool to explore.

How to get There?

Flying: Several major airlines offer direct flights to the Island Airport. Alternatively, fly to Athens Airport, and get one of the multiple daily flights to Corfu (you can book this as a transfer in Google Flights).

Other: You can also take a Ferry from the mainland or from another Island.

How to get Around?

For maximum Flexibility you can Rent a Car or Scooter.

Alternatively, the Island’s Bus Company (Green Buses, link here) offers daily transfers and routes between most areas.

And in the old town, exploring by Foot is ideal.

How to get There?

Flying: Several major airlines offer direct flights to the Island Airport. Alternatively, fly to Athens Airport, and get one of the multiple daily flights to Corfu (you can book this as a transfer in Google Flights).

Other: You can also take a Ferry from the mainland or from another Island.

How to get Around?

For maximum Flexibility you can Rent a Car or Scooter.

Alternatively, the Island’s Bus Company (Green Buses, link here) offers daily transfers and routes between most areas.

And in the old town, exploring by Foot is ideal.

Safety Concerns

Corfu is generally a Safe Destination for tourists, but as with any travel, it’s always a good idea to be aware of your surroundings and take precautions to protect yourself and your belongings.

Where to Stay?

  • Hostels: There are many great options for affordable hostels, either with shared or private rooms. Hostelworld is a great resource to find and book beds. This is the best value option and ideal for solo travelers. The most highly recommended hostel is the Sunrock Hostel, with 700+ Positive Reviews.
  • There are many great Airbnb offerings, and this option may be the best value for families or groups.
  • Hotels are a good option for families, or people mainly looking to relax.