For a heavenly combination of sandy beaches, stunning natural beauty, and historic sites to explore; start planning your next holiday to Corfu.
Holidays on Corfu
Situated off the northwest coast of Greece; Corfu’s resorts cater for everyone. The island’s 200km of glorious coastline and mixture of sandy and white pebble beaches are what make Corfu holidays so special.
When the Mediterranean temperatures soar, take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear sea to cool down. You can also explore the pretty secluded coves when you fancy a break from sunbathing or discover Corfu on a thrilling boat trip.
For a party holiday to Corfu, head to Kavos, which attracts crowds of revellers to its late-night bars and clubs. Corfu Town’s strip of discos and buzzing bars is also lively after dark. Quieter evenings with traditional Greek music can be found in Paleokastrita, Glyfada, and Agios Ioannis.
Where is the best place to stay on Corfu?
Favourite resorts are Corfu Town, Agios Stefanos, Dassia, Sidari, and Kavos, and each has its unique character.
Make sure you bring your camera with you if you're headed to the island's capital city, Corfu Town. Witness the superb architecture and pretty, floral-covered squares; stroll through the Old Town’s quaint streets and stop for a bite to eat at a local café.
May through to October is the best time for a holiday to Corfu. The island boasts lovely sunshine, so is the perfect place for a beach break.
- Best time to visit: May-October
- Average temp: 22°C/72°F
- Average flight time: 4 Hours
- Most suited for: Families, Couples
- Currency: Euro
- Time Difference: +2 hours
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Things to see and do on Corfu
Holidays in Corfu revolve around the beaches, with an array of water sports and boat trips to choose from. Aqualand and Hydropolis water parks are favourite family days out, as are trips to spot the island’s wildlife, including its famous tortoises.
Corfu has a championship golf course or why not explore Corfu's scenic interior on foot, horseback, or bicycle? All resorts have souvenir shops and Corfu Town boasts a Saturday morning market selling local crafts. The spectacular Mon Repos Palace and Achilleion Palace are not to be missed.
Sidari is packed with karaoke bars and late-night venues. Kassiopi Harbour makes a great spot for a chilled-out night, as does Kamari with its beachfront bars. More remote all-inclusive hotels usually offer in-house entertainment.
Food and drink on Corfu
With all its charming fishing harbours, it's hardly surprising that seafood is a speciality on Corfu. For authentic Greek cuisine, you'll find plenty of quaint tavernas serving up local favourites such as Lamb Kleftiko, Beef Stifado, and Spanakopita.
Larger resorts like Kavos and Sidari are home to a diverse choice of international restaurants, fast-food joints, and British pubs. For value for money, book an all-inclusive hotel, where food and drink are included in the cost of your Corfu holiday.
Average monthly temperature on Corfu (°C)
- Jan 14°C
- Feb 14°C
- Mar 16°C
- Apr 19°C
- May 24°C
- Jun 29°C
- Jul 32°C
- Aug 32°C
- Sep 27°C
- Oct 23°C
- Nov 18°C
- Dec 15°C