Starting from the Port of Igoumenitsa one can visit Corfu, the most cosmopolitan island of the Ionian Islands which retains its Venetian charm with French and English influences.

The distance between Igoumenitsa and Corfu is 18 nautical miles while the duration of journey is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Panoramic view of the Old Fortress and the Old Town of Corfu – the first picture seen by the visitor arriving on the island.

The Old Town of Corfu, a World Heritage Site and an idyllic landscape to tour.

The reasons that make Corfu an ideal destination are many:

  • The historic centre (UNESCO World Heritage Site) with its majestic buildings and picturesque alleys manages to turn every walk to Campiello or Liston into a journey to another era.
  • Attractions such as the Old and New Fortress, Kanoni and Pontikonisi, Achillion and Mon Repos reflect the history throughout the centuries and the multiculturalism of the island.
  • Magnificent beaches for all tastes. Endless and sandy beaches hidden in the green, organised, with restaurants, bars and water sports (water skiing, paragliding, windsurfing, diving).

Picturesque shops, cobbled alleys and greenery make up the ideal landscape for carefree walks in the center of Corfu.

Canal D’ Amour in Sidari with turquoise waters and magnificent views represents deservedly its name and is the ultimate romantic destination. 
  • Activities in nature: Day trips by speedboat from Paleokastritsa or Dassia, or hiking among the green hills of the island on the Corfiot Trail or Mount Pantokrator.
  • In addition, there are plenty of museums on the island of Corfu. Some of them are the: Museum of Asian Art, Archaeological Museum of Corfu, Banknote Museum, Music Museum of Philharmonic Society of Corfu, Solomos Museum, Kapodistrias Museum and Reading Society.
  • There are picturesque villages by the sea or on the mountain, the most famous one is Pelekas where you can admire the sunset, Lakones, a traditional Corfiot village and Old Perithia, the oldest village on the island.
  • Easter in Corfu: Philharmonic, litanies, epitaphs, “botides”, an experience that everyone should live at least once.
  • Local delicacies: honey, olive oil, liqueur and kumquat spoon sweat, pastitsada, sofrito, bianco, bourdeto, fresh seafood and fish.

Liston Square, in the center of Corfu one of the most beautiful and large squares of the Balkans.

Porto Timoni, a remote, inaccessible but also of unique beauty beach where as mythology says Odysseus and Nausicaa met secretly.

Corfu is an ideal destination for every type of visitor and satisfies all tastes as it combines warm hospitality, a romantic atmosphere and enchanting landscapes, nightlife and cultural tourism. Whoever decides to visit the island will not be disappointed and maybe even discover new interests!

Travel to Corfu with the fleet of Kerkyra Lines.

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