If you're looking for an adventure-filled getaway, Corfu's capital, Corfu Town is perfect for you. The resort is steeped in history, so there's plenty to see and do. The unbelievably good weather in Corfu Town makes it an extremely popular choice for a Greek holiday - with summer temperatures of up to 25°C, it's ideal if you like to work on your tan!
Planning to hit the beach? The pretty sandy beach of Mon Repos is the perfect place to unwind and relax in peace and quiet. Should you wish to explore beyond the beach, why not channel your inner explorer and discover the rich culture that a Corfu Town holiday has to offer. Visit the Old Town and admire the picturesque old fortress, which dates back to 6th century AD, or be in awe of the Church of St Spyridon, Corfu's most famous church and featuring an intricately designed interior.
There's also a fantastic choice of museums in Corfu Town, including the Archaeological, Asian Art and Byzantine Museums if you want to delve into the region's history. You'll get a stunning coastal view from the new fortress. For a unique adventure, take a boat excursion and see the iconic beauty of Corfu Town from the Mediterranean - what a view!
If you're looking for family-friendly activities on your holiday to Corfu Town, Aqualand is just 20 minutes away. You'll love the thrilling waterslides and wave pools at the waterpark. Or if it's retail therapy that you crave, stop by the luxury jewellers and designer boutiques in the New Town before popping into a cafe for a quick bite to eat.
As for the nightlife, whether you like to paint the town red or enjoy a few quiet cocktails, Corfu Town has something to offer you. New Port is filled with lively bars and clubs, or you can head to the Old Town and enjoy the chilled lounge bars. Party animals will be pleased to know that the bustling resort of Dassia is less than half an hour away, where you'll find lots of lively bars and clubs to show off your best dance moves!.
If you prefer a quiet evening, stop by one of the local restaurants and sample the gorgeous local cuisine. You'll be spoilt for choice by the fantastic selection of Greek delicacies such as sofrito, kreatopita, dolmadakia and saganaki. Baklava is a devilishly moreish dessert that you simply must try while you're in Corfu Town. After all, what's a holiday without a little indulgence or two? There's a wide range of restaurants serving international cuisine, too. You can also treat yourself to a cheeky glass of the traditional Greek ouzo aperitif to wind down your day, the traditional way.
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Things To Do
Holidays in Corfu Town are packed with things to see and do. Spend your days relaxing on the beach. Culture fans will enjoy exploring the old and new fortresses, the Church of St Spyridon, the Town Hall Square, the Square of the Saints, the Ionian Academy and the St Michael and St George Palaces. Enjoy Corfus past in the Archaeological, Asian Art and Byzantine Museums. For a splashing time head to Aqualand in nearby Agios Ioannis. Take a boat trip and explore Crete from the sea. Shopping in the Old and New Towns is a favourite pastime.
Food & Drink
There are plenty of options to tempt your palate in the tavernas and restaurants of Corfu Town. Freshly caught fish and seafood are plentiful. Local delicacies to sample include sofrito, kreatopita, dolmadakia and saganaki. Leave room for sticky baklava to finish your meal, washed down with a glass of ouzo or two.