Corfu has something for almost everyone; the West Coast is famous for its sandy beaches and watersports. The Northern Coast is popular with families it has long beaches and shallow waters. On the North-East of the island you will find crystal clear waters ideal for snorkelling and swimming and is probably the most unspoilt area.
The island capital, Corfu Town has plenty of interesting museums, Venetian architecture, decent shops and some good restaurants. The New Fortress is worth visiting, the views from the top are spectacular, you can also enjoy some refreshments if you are feeling tired after the climb to the top!
You can wander around the medieval narrow streets see the pastel coloured houses of Corfu’s Old Town. The Liston arcade was built by the French; this elegant arcade is where locals and tourists alike come for their morning coffee. You may want to see the stately rooms in the Palace of Saints Michael and George which was built between 1819and 1824.
One of the town’s important landmarks is the church of Agios Spyridon, the interior is very elaborate, it houses the mummified body of St. Spyridon, and the church was built in 1590.
There are many activities and attractions in and around Corfu Town, you can enjoy a horse and carriage sightseeing tour, mountain and walking tours plus there are many organized coach tours on offer enabling you to see more of the island.
The main club and disco area is approximately 2km North West of the new port, here you will find plenty of choice to keep you up until the early hours, and some can be expensive. Corfu Town is one of the most beautiful and fascinating towns on any of the Greek islands.