Top 10 Things to Do in Corfu

Are you traveling to Corfu? Here’s a list of our favorite attractions and the top 10 things to do in Corfu as a tourist!

Corfu’s Hiking Trail

If you enjoy hiking, this is a must to write down on your list of things to do in Corfu. Corfu’s famous trail runs along the entire island and offers fantastic views and experiences. On the way, you’ll come across everything from beautiful beaches and beautiful olive groves to vineyards and amazing nature.

The Churches of Corfu’s Old Town

Around Corfu, there are many beautiful and ancient churches and monasteries. In the old town of Corfu, one will find as many as 37 different churches. The most important of these is the St. Spiridon church which originates from the 1500s and is built in Venetian style.

Head over to Saranda in Albania

Saranda is one of Europe’s hidden gems with beautiful scenery and perhaps some Europe’s finest beaches. From Corfu, it’s just a short ferry ride to Saranda with departures twice a day. Besides the beaches, there’s a lot of history in and around Saranda, and food and drinks are cheap as well. A must among the top things to do in Corfu!


Go on a day trip to the beautiful coastal town of Paleokastritsa. Although the small town has become a popular place for tourists, it has still managed to retain its charm and natural beauty. Theotokos Monastery is located here and is also worth a visit.

Paleokastritsa is also one of the best places to stay in Corfu


Kassiopi is one of Corfu’s most beautiful beaches and a must to visit when it comes to the top things to do in Corfu. Kassiopi is a classic Greek paradise beach that offers everything one could wish for a pleasant day at the beach.

Vlacherna Monastery

This monastery is one of Corfu’s most famous landmarks. The Vlacherna monastery is built on a rocky little island just off the southern tip of the Kanoni Peninsula. Vlacherna was a monastery for women, and today it’s open to the public all year round.

St Michael & St George Palace

St Michael & St. George Palace is a luxurious palace and also one of the most prominent buildings from the period when the British ruled in Corfu. The palace was built for “The British Lord High Commissioner,” and today, one can enjoy an excellent museum inside this palace dedicated to Asian art, particularly from India and the Far East.

Corfu’s Old Fortress

The old fortress outside Corfu Town derives from the Byzantine period. The fort includes a church and a museum. From here, you also get a great view of Corfu Town. One of the best things to do in Corfu!

Nightlife in Corfu Town

If you feel like partying, then you should head to Corfu town that offers a good selection of both bars and nightclubs. The party starts early in the evenings and keeps going until the wee hours. In Corfu Town, there’s a place for every age and taste!


Nissaki is a quiet family-friendly beach located approximately 22 kilometers north of Corfu town. The beach is one of Corfu’s most picturesque beaches with soft sand and beautiful water with turquoise color.

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