There are so many great places to visit when you come to Corfu, that you will definitely need a car! The great thing about having your own wheels when staying on the island of Corfu, is that you can visit anywhere you like at your own pace. We want to share with you some of the best places in Corfu that you can’t miss!
Visit the historical streets of Corfu Town that will impress you with their Venetian style. See the old Fortress and explore this lovely area. Sit and get a coffee at the famous Liston. This is a great place to watch the world go by! You can also visit the 300-year old church, St Spryridon the town’s most famous monument. Don’t miss the shops too, with many souvenirs to be found!
Explore the beautiful Achilleion Palace located in the village of Gastouri, 10km south west of Corfu Town. A mansion that was built in 1891 by the emperor of Austria known as Sisi and later owned by Kaiser, Wilhelm II of Germany.
This is where you can visit the famous Mouse Island. A small remote island, which can be reached by taking a 5-minute boat ride. This lovely green island took its name due to its tiny size. According to mythology, this rocky island is where the god Poseidon stoned the ship of Ulysses.
This is considered to be the most beautiful place on the Island. You can visit The Monastery of Virgin Mary, which is situated on a lush green hill above the beach. It features a small museum where a unique collection of Byzantine and Post Byzantine icons are housed. See the beautiful Domitian of the Virgin Mary, silver bound bibles and other religious artifacts of the Greek Orthodox Church. You will then be able to admire the beautiful seascapes from the monastery gardens.
See the stunning coastal resort of Perama. You will be able to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Monastery of Vlacherna and photograph Mouse Island.
Book Now your car in Corfu island and enjoy these amazing places.