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Corfu island sites

Sightseeing attractions in the city and the island of Corfu

Corfu island is beautiful. An island of greenery with wonderful beaches, and charming inhabitants, is an ideal tourist destination for all kinds of holidays. But apart from the amazing natural environment of Corfu and has a big number of other attractions. During Corfu island sightseeing you will see Venetian castles, archaeological sites, palaces, museums, architectural monuments, while the old town of Corfu has been declared as a world heritage monument by UNESCO, because its unique architecture.

Corfu island sites

Corfu Spianada Square

The huge square opposite the Old Fortress is one valuable remaining left by the French occupation in Corfu. This is one of the bigger squares in Greece, center of the social life of Corfu. Here take place all the important events... Spianada Square

Corfu island liston

A stroll in the magnificent Old Town of Corfu starts from Liston and ends up at Liston. The numerous cafes and restaurants under the large arcades with the magnificent arches, or the wandering around –as the Corfu people use... Liston area

Corfu island Mon Repos

In Palaiopolis where remain the traces of the ancient town of Corfu (8th century BC) is located the green estate of Mon Repos (my rest) which is extended in over of 258 acres of lush vegetation and beautiful gardens embellished by scattered fragments of the ancient memory... Mon Repos

Corfu island Kanoni

Location of majestic beauty and one of the most popular sightseeings of Corfu is no other than the famous Kanoni. It is located on the peninsula of the same name which is dominated by astonishing beaches in the south of Corfu... Corfu Kanoni

Corfu island Pontikonisi

An all green rock in the middle of the sea, is the trademark of Corfu. The famous Pontikonisi at the entrance of the lagoon of Chalkiopoulos is a sightseeing that can be admired but... Pontikonisi

Corfu island Old Fortress

To the East of the Old town stands the first fortress of Corfu, the Old Fortress or Fortetsa (Fortezza) an architectural masterpiece of the fortificative art of both the Byzantine and the... Old Fortress

Corfu island New Fortress

The new fortress of Corfu (Fortezza Nuova), which dominates the hill of Saint Marco, was built by the Venetians on the 16th century, when there was an urgent need for the city to be protected...New Fortress

Temple of Saint Spyridon

The temple of Saint Spyridon, one of the most important post- byzantine monuments of the Corfu town is an attraction point for the visitors of the town and of the island. It can easily be reached, as strolling around the...Saint Spyridon's temple