World-renowned for its amazing beaches and cosmopolitan ambiance, Corfu is an idyllic island to the west of Greece and belongs to the Ionian Islands. This gorgeous island boasts not only natural beauty but also numerous sights of great cultural significance.
Most famous landmarks of Corfu are the old town centre and Pontikonissi Island, located in the area of Kanoni. Pontikonissi along with the Monastery of Panayia Vlacherna is the most photographed place within Corfu.
Visit Corfu and discover its beauties that have inspired even famous writers, such as Lawrence Durrell.
P. Zafiropoulou Maraslis
Emergency number: 199
T. (+30) 26610 24261
T. (+30) 26610 25859
National Road of Paleokastritsa, Kontokali
Emergency number: 166
T. (+30) 2661 360400
T. (+30) 26610 80087
F. (+30) 26610 80205
T. (+30) 26610 22945-6-7
T. (+30) 26610 23284,
F. (+30) 26610 35535
Emergency. (+30) 26610 36044
The quality of road network in Corfu varies depending on the area you are in. For example roads near Mountain Pantokratoras or small villages are often extremely narrow. Newly-constructed roads in Corfu follow high standards concerning quality and safety but older ones are rarely widened and remain mostly unchanged.
Expanse of Corfu island: 580 Km²
Coast surface: 217 km
Highest peak: 911m (Mt Pantokratoras)
Number of the towns: 209
During the summer months, namely from June till August, temperatures are high, from 23 till 36 Celsius degrees and it doesn’t rain a lot. It is often very windy during these months as well.
We suggest that you avoid walking in Corfu town during the hottest hours of the day, while you are recommended to visit it during the evening or even at night.
Undoubtedly, the best time to visit Corfu is during the summer since the temperature rises and people start enjoying sunbathing and swimming in the crystalline waters of Corfu. In July and August beaches are packed every day and it is very hot while there is a slight decrease in the number of visitors in Corfu during the autumn and winter months.